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HD Repair Forum To Be Held at TMC Fall Meeting

Arlington, Virginia – Today, the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council and the Heavy Duty Repair Forum, announced they have agreed to co-locate their fall events at the 2021 TMC …
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A Look at Commercial Collision Claim Trends

Posted By: PPG Business Analytics, Manager, Jennifer King.

To aid those weathering the uncertainties of how 2021 will impact the commercial collision industry, we at PPG are sharing some benchmarking insights and trends, compiled from our ADJUSTRITE ® …
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Latest Quarterly Trends for Commercial Collision Claims

Posted By: Jennifer King, PPG Business Analytics, Manager.

The following provides benchmarking insights and trends compiled from our ADJUSTRITE® Commercial Estimating system. The data reflects information compiled from both insurance and shop estimates from the United States and Canada. …
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Axalta’s Commercial Transportation Team invests in Remote Training Capability

As manufacturer of the leading and most durable coatings in the commercial transportation industry including the iconic Imron® brand, Axalta is dedicated to developing new products and processes as well …
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Bendix Announces 2021 Technical Training Sessions

ELYRIA, Ohio – May 18, 2021 – Building on decades of industry training experience, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix) has restarted its long-running training programs for 2021, after the …
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Repairing Hoods Made of Metton – Case Studies with Polyvance’s R&D Team

Posted By: Kurt Lammon.

One hot summer day, a dump truck pulled into the lot at Polyvance. The truck’s owner had heard from a local farmer friend that the company repaired broken plastic and …
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Addressing HD Wheel Masking & Painting at the Shop Level – Issues and Remedies

When painting a truck, bus, or trailer, repairers shouldn’t forget to paint the wheels. If the vehicle needs paint, chances are the wheels do too. While wheel preparation for the …
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SCA Appraisal Sending Free PPE and Speeding Appraiser Pay in Advance of COVID-19 Spikes

Burbank, CA – In anticipation of an accelerating spike in COVID-19 cases and in the interest of safety for its nearly 800 franchise and network appraisers, SCA appraisal has launched …
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Collision Avoidance Systems, Layered ADAS Technology, and Collision Repair Needs

Due to the expected decrease in accidents, fully autonomous trucks often bring feelings of uncertainty to virtually anyone involved in the collision repair industry. However, as was discussed during the …
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Rally Cries Continue for OEM Collision Repair Procedures in Heavy-Duty Industry

The “technical tsunami” that is approaching heavy-duty collision repair bays has been described as something to prepare for “in the future.” However, that future just drove up to many repairer’s …
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