NACE | Cars Archives - BodyShop Business
Publisher’s Perspective: NACE | CARS Was Great… of Course!

NACE | CARS in Anaheim this year was the best NACE | CARS I’ve been to in years. The number of exhibitors was the highest in many years, and the training was unparalleled.

Complete Agenda and Speakers Released for NACE | CARS Service Repair Leadership Forum

SRLF provides industry leaders with an opportunity to discuss vital issues, share business knowledge, network with key decision makers, gain insight into leading trends of today and help shape the future of the industry.

NACE | CARS 2016 Conference Program Details Released

The program features new developments, including the introduction of heavy-duty programming, expanded business management training and OE involvement, and the return of popular key industry meetings.

Automotive Management Institute Honors Class of 2015

The graduating class of 2015 includes 58 automotive service and repair professionals who earned the Institute’s AAM designation by successfully completing AMI courses and accumulating a minimum of 120 credits.

Publisher’s Perspective: Yes Ma’am, General!

I urge you to look at a veteran next time you have an opening. After all, they did their part and made the ultimate sacrifice.

Editor’s Notes: How About a Career in the Auto Body Industry, Son?

Just the other day, I once again had the “what do you want to do with your life” discussion with my 15-year-old son. And I brought up a career in the auto body industry.

Chip Foose Receives 2015 NACE | CARS Top Custom Car Award

The Impostor features custom paint from BASF’s Glasurit 90-Line in Impostor Pearl Dark and Impostor Pearl Light.

CIC Committee Addresses Collision Industry’s Need for Education and Training

Committee highlights statistics such as 67 percent of shops do not have any consistent training, and 79 percent of techs who weld are not I-CAR-trained in basic welding.

SCRS Updates Industry on Latest Initiatives

Association talks about latest efforts regarding data mining, “alternative” or “opt OE” parts in estimating systems and the “bumper prompt.”

Canadian Collision Industry Forum Tackles Global Trends at NACE | CARS

Keynote speaker David Lingham states, “The big problem I’m finding in many countries now is insurers are saying, ‘I do not understand what the real cost of repair is because I keep getting conflicting information from my repair network.'”

BodyShop Business Hands Out Executive of the Year Awards at NACE | CARS Opening General Session

The award, which has been handed out since 1984, recognizes true collision repair “visionaries” who have experienced great success through innovative thinking, overcoming challenges and persevering.

I-CAR Reveals New Production Management Role at NACE | CARS

Available beginning August 10th, Production Management will be part of I-CAR’s Professional Development Program (PDP).