CIECAST JANUARY 2020 WEBINAR

“It’s 2020: Where Are Claims & the Collision Repair Market Heading?” Featuring Sean Carey, SCG Management Consultants Sanford, NC—December 10, 2019—CIECA announced its next CIECAst webinar: “It’s 2020: Where Are Claims & the Collision Repair Market Heading?” The webinar will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 11 am CST and feature Sean Carey, […]

DON'T YANK THESE BAGS!: Deployed

By Katie Stark and Paul D’Adamo After 22 months of saying #yankthatbag, we finally have a reason to say, “Don’t Yank These Bags”. Of course, we are referring to Deployed Airbags. Maybe you haven’t heard?? Shortly after we released our YAPP (Yard Airbag App) for removing Takata airbags from vehicles, we pursued the idea of […]

TARA CONFERENCE 2019 INVITATION

The countdown begins and we would love to have you attend this year’s TARA convention on November 15th and 16th in New Braunfels at the Courtyard Marriott River Village. Spouses are welcome! We have 6 sessions scheduled on Saturday and 2 networking events scheduled. TARA is providing breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday. For your […]

NUGEN IT EXECUTIVE PRESENTS DURING SEMA SHOW

The Future DRP… Is There One? NuGen IT announced today that Pete Tagliapietra, business development leader of the company, will present “The Future DRP… Is There One?” during the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Tagliapietra’s presentation is part of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series and will take place […]

500K RECALLED AIRBAGS PULLED: AUTO RECYCLERS SAVE LIVES

By Katie Stark and Paul D’Adamo Congratulations to our Auto Recycling Community in the US & Canada. We have reached a milestone in the recovery of Defective Takata Airbags; The successful recovery and destruction of 500K airbags. We don’t know how many of that amount could have resulted in death or serious injury. More importantly, […]

NOVEMBER 12th CIECAst WEBINAR ANNOUNCED

This Changes Everything: The Impact of New Technologies on the Auto Physical Damage & Claims Ecosystem – What Repairers and Other Collision Industry Stakeholders Need to Know Featuring Stephen Applebaum, Insurance Solutions Group Sanford, NC—October 17, 2019—CIECA announced its next CIECAst webinar: “This Changes Everything: The Impact of New Technologies on the Auto Physical Damage & […]

CEICA Announces Its 2019 Board of Trustees

CIECA has announced that its Board of Trustees has elected the following officers for 2019: Chairman: Steve Betley, Insurance Auto Auctions Vice Chair: Kim DeVallance Caron, Enterprise Holdings Treasurer: Jeff Schroder, Car-Part.com Secretary: Michael Naoom, Safelite Solutions Past Chair: Clint Marlow, Allstate Insurance Detailed bios about the Board of Trustees Officers can be found on […]

CIECA Forms New Calibration Committee

Northbrook, IL—January 16, 2019 CIECA has announced the formation of a new Standards Development Committee (SDC) focused on Calibration. All industry stakeholders, including OEMs and non-CIECA members, are invited to attend. The meetings will be held on Tuesdays at 1 pm EST/Noon CST starting on January 29. “During CIECA’s recent semi-annual Scanning Committee review meeting, […]

CHUCK OLSEN HOSTS FEBRUARY 12 CIECAst WEBINAR

Interpreting and Documenting Scan Data, Trouble Codes, Calibration Northbrook, IL—January 14, 2019—Chuck Olsen, executive director of operations for AirPro Diagnostics, will host the next CIECAst webinar on Tuesday, February 12th at 11 am CST: “Interpreting and Documenting Scan Data, Trouble Codes, Calibration.” During his one-hour live broadcast, Olsen will discuss the proper application of Live Scan Data, DTCs, […]

B&R Joins the CCC Network

B&R Auto Wrecking Selects CCC Pinnacle Yard Management™ Solution The nation’s largest family-owned auto recycler, B&R, is switching to CCC tools for greater efficiency and new opportunities to connect with CCC’s expansive repair shop network. Chicago, IL, September 18, 2018 – CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) and B&R Auto Wrecking (B&R) announced today that the […]