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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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HD Repair Forum to Offer Fall Event, Co-Locates with the North American Commercial Vehicle Show in Atlanta

The HD Repair Forum (HDRF), the only conference and organization solely dedicated to the heavy-duty collision repair industry, is excited to announce an in-person event in the fall of 2021. …
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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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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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State of HD Collision Repair Industry & Automated Trucking Information Shared on Episode One of HDRF Webinar Series

The HD Repair Forum (HDRF) kicked off the first of six webinars scheduled for 2020. These webinars are free of charge and made possible by these industry sponsors, www.hdrepairforum.com/sponsors. Richard …
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SCA Appraisal Launches Dedicated Department of Insurance (“DOI”) Re-inspection Unit: Names Jose Hermida Unit Leader

Burbank, CA – In response to the growing demand of insurance carrier clients for Department of Insurance “(DOI”) re-inspections and regulatory compliance, SCA Appraisal has launched a newly-formed DOI Customer …
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HD Repair Forum Hosts Webinar on Automated Trucking; HD Collision Repair Industry Survey

Katy, TX, July 8, 2020 – The HD Repair Forum will host a two-part online program next Thursday, July 16, that provides insight on the most current technology in today’s …
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SCA Appraisal Launches Customized Client Care Program

SCA Appraisal Launches Customized Client Care:  Appoints Monica Diaz Senior Director of Customer Success, Lucano Figueroa, Yesenia Barreto & Amye Chow Customer Success Managers Burbank, CA – To meet the …
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