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Heavy Duty Repair Forum

Welcome to the Heavy-Duty Collision Repair Industry’s Information Resource

The HD Repair Forum is dedicated to serving those involved in the collision repair work of large, heavy-duty vehicles found primarily in classes 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. This includes semis, buses, commercial, delivery, recreational, and emergency vehicles.

In 2020 the HD Repair Forum & its industry sponsors are bringing heavy-duty collision repair community a six-episode Webinar Series…

This unique series brings content specific to the heavy-duty collision repair industry and is available at no cost. Dates for Episode 5 & 6 have not been established yet. The first four episodes are available for a limited time OnDemand. Find out more at 2020 HD Repair Forum Webinar Series


The heavy-duty vehicle market is constantly evolving with new vehicle technologies and subsequently repair and equipment challenges. Understanding the repair demands, both technically and financially is essential to business growth and sustainability, and we are here to help your business navigate it.

Our network of collision repair facilities, commercial vehicle manufacturers, industry experts, insurance agents, independent appraisers, and equipment and service suppliers provides the heavy-duty collision repair industry with the information, networking opportunities, and perspectives needed to develop an efficient and collaborative industry.

Our mission is to help you find the latest news, industry trends, and best business tips, repair tactics, and practices to run a lucrative and sustainable business in an evolving marketplace.

  • Our reach enables OEMs to reach collision repair facilities looking to improve cycle times, repair processes, overall repair performance, and industry-wide uptime
  • Shop owners gain unique access to informative discussions, news articles, and networking opportunities that aid them in their repair businesses.
  • Managers discover current and useful information for production improvements, human resource and leadership guidance, as well as understand the latest advancements in available tooling and equipment.
  • Estimators, educators, and  insurance professionals can discover estimating best practices, as well as evidence to the procedures necessary for safe repairs.
  • Technicians will have the opportunity to learn the latest repair demands and techniques from manufacturers and industry experts.

The HD Repair Forum provides numerous ways for this key information to be discovered:

  • An annual conference with informative presentations, managerial and technical training programs, and unmatched networking opportunities
  • A monthly e-newsletter delivering industry news & information right to your desk
  • Webinars on business, management, and repair procedures
  • Videos showing tips and techniques that will help your business
  • Dedicated social channels for the HD Repair community to share the best tips, tactics, and best practices

Getting involved with the HD Repair Forum positions your shop for growth by providing you with the latest industry information and market intelligence for management & business opportunities, and gets you informed on various technical issues in heavy-duty collision repair.

Sign Up Today & Get Connected with the Heavy-Duty Collision Repair Industry

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