The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced that its next CIECAST webinar is scheduled for Thursday, May 20 at 1 pm CST: “The Future of Auto Glass Repair & Recalibration.” The webinar will feature Ed Sprigler, vice president, Recalibration Services at Safelite Group.

During the one-hour live broadcast, Sprigler will talk about auto glass repair considerations today and in the future and the impact on all industry segments.

Topics will include:

  • The growing complexities of glass repair due to advances in new technology,
  • ADAS and other types of technology affecting glass repair,
  • The use of augmented reality (AR) in heads up display (HUD),
  • Auto glass recalibration, and
  • The impact on labor and physical locations.

All industry segments, including CIECA members and non-members, are invited to attend.

With over 25 years at Safelite, Sprigler currently serves as the vice president of Recalibration Services. Leading this area at Safelite since its inception six years ago, he draws upon his experience in leadership roles across operations, contact centers, marketing, and field/strategic sales. Sprigler joined the auto glass repair, replacement and recalibration industry in 1996 with Auto Glass Specialists in Madison, WI, which Belron purchased in 2005. He and his family live in Columbus, Ohio.

Following the presentation, there will be a Q&A session.

Attendees can earn Automotive Management Institute (AMi) credit toward an industry-recognized, professional designation and specialty degree by attending this webinar.

To register for the CIECAST, visit:


For more information, contact:

Stacey Phillips
CIECA Marketing & Communications Director
Mobile: 858-401-2692

About CIECA:

The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) develops and promotes electronic communication standards that allow the collision industry to be more efficient. It is the vision of CIECA to have an e-commerce-enabled collision industry that allows all industry segments to communicate electronically, independent of platform or software used. CIECA membership is open to the collision industry and related segments, which includes repairers, insurers, OEMs, information technology companies, appraisal services, new and aftermarket parts suppliers, materials suppliers, equipment and tool companies, rental car companies, salvage and towing.

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