Archived Press Releases and Member Notes

Date Subject
September 28, 2017 SCRS Releases New Video on Resistance Welding
September 25, 2017 SCRS Announces OEM Summit Panelists at SEMA
September 20, 2017 CRS to Offer Free Career Center Postings to SCRS Members
September 5, 2017 SCRS and March Taylor Memorial Fund Award Skills USA Gold Medalists Tool Scholarships Through Snap-on
August 29, 2017 Announces Awards Presented at Collision Industry Red Carpet Awards Breakfast
August 28, 2017 SCRS Announces Details on OEM Summit Sessions
August 10, 2017 Start Planning for the SEMA Show and SCRS Education!
August 7, 2017 SCRS Education Committee Releases Final Video in MIG/MAG Welding Series
August 3, 2017 SCRS Partners with Google for Jobs
July 12, 2017 SCRS Open Board Meeting on Monday, July 24th in Chicago, IL
July 6, 2017 SCRS Education Committee Presents Second Video on MIG/MAG Welding
May 31, 2017 SCRS Education Committee Presents Video on MIG Welding Equipment and Power
April 29, 2017 Database Enhancement Gateway Announces New Administrator for the DEG
April 25, 2017 SCRS Education Committee Presents Video on Scanning, Diagnostics and Calibration
April 14, 2017 SCRS Releases Videos on Corrosion Protection
March 27, 2017 SCRS Announces Pittsburgh Repairer Roundtable; Includes Presentation from Carnegie Mellon University Researcher
March 23, 2017 Enterprise Holdings Increases Support of SCRS; Established New Corporate Membership
March 22, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA to Host Several SCRS Events in April – RSVP by April 12
March 2, 2017 Elite Electronics Supports SCRS as Corporate Member
February 21, 2017 SCRS Education Committee Releases Presentation on Kool Tools
February 2, 2017 Watch this Video from SCRS about Scan Tool Options and Considerations
January 21, 2017 Watch This SCRS Video With OEMs About Scanning and Restoring Vehicle Functionality
January 16, 2017 SCRS Premieres Education Committee Video on Adhesives at January Meeting
January 4, 2017 Mitchell International Introduced as Newest SCRS Corporate Member
December 19, 2016 Upcoming SCRS January Meeting
December 15, 2016 Capital One and SCRS Working Together to Tap into Trends and Challenges
December 7, 2016 CIC Education and Training Committee Survey
December 5, 2016 Newly Formed NC Collision Repair Association Affiliates with SCRS
November 16, 2016 DEG Announces it Surpasses 10,000 Inquiries
October 25, 2016 Empowering Business in the Collision Repair Industry
October 20, 2016 Pro Spot Pro Pull Complete will be Mega Prize from SCRS Booth at 2016 SEMA Show
October 19, 2016 Opportunity to Display your Support of the DEG
October 19, 2016 “Who Pays for What? Survey Deadline Nears – And a Chance to Learn How to Use the Report at SEMA
October 18, 2016 SCRS’ Repairer Driven Education Receives Ongoing Support from PPG Refinish
October 17, 2016 Capital One Spark Business Partners with the Society of Collision Repair Specialists to Empower Businesses in the Automotive Repair Industry
October 14, 2016 Join us at the SEMA Show Next Month! Join SCRS and Capital One Spark Business For Special Education Event With Chip Foose at 2016 SEMA Show
October 11, 2016 SCRS Announces Panelists for OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit Session on Training Programs
October 6, 2016 Join us at the SEMA Show Next Month!
October 4, 2016 Don’t Miss Early Bird Discounts for RDE and SEMA Show
September 23, 2016 SCRS Announces Panelists for OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit Session on Scanning
September 1, 2016 SCRS Launches Industry Career Center
August 24, 2016 Are your students looking for opportunities in the collision repair industry?
August 17, 2016 SCRS Releases Details of OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit Sessions
August 9, 2016 SCRS and MTMF Award Scholarships to Skills USA Gold Medalists
August 3, 2016 Early Registration for RDE at SEMA is Open – Get Registered Today!
July 21, 2016 Nominate a Collision Repair Instructor to Win Free Trip to SEMA
July 18, 2016 SCRS Events in Anaheim This August
July 6, 2016 SCRS Meeting Information & RSVP for Garage Tours
April 4, 2016 Meet the SCRS Board of Directors 2016-2017 Nominees
March 14, 2016 Seattle, WA to Host SCRS Week Events in April
December 22, 2015 SCRS Releases Aluminum and Steel Presentations From 2015 OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit at SEMA
December 18, 2015 SCRS Releases Bumper Prompt Decision Aid
October 29, 2015 WIN $10,000 Rivet Gun from SCRS Booth at SEMA!
October 15, 2015 SCRS Welcomes KPA as its Newest Corporate Member
October 14, 2015 Don’t miss early bird discounts for RDE and SEMA Show!
September 16, 2015 Aluminum and Steel Experts Announced for OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit
August 24, 2015 Early Registration for RDE at SEMA is Open – Get Registered Today!
August 21, 2015 SCRS Releases Pulsed Synergic MIG Welding for Aluminum and Collision Repair Video
July 6, 2015 SCRS and March Taylor Memorial Fund Awards Scholarships to SkillsUSA Champions
June 23, 2015 SCRS Releases Additional Details on OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit Schedule
June 15, 2015 SCRS and March Taylor Memorial Fund to Provide Tool Scholarships to Students
June 9, 2015 SCRS Welcomes Garmat USA – First Paint Booth Manufacturer to Join as Corporate Member
April 24, 2015 SCRS Addresses IP Auto Renewal Clauses
April 14, 2015 North Dakota Auto Body Association Affiliates with the Society of Collision Repair Specialists
March 23, 2015 SCRS Welcomes LORD Corporation as Newest Corporate Member
March 17, 2015 SCRS to Hold Repairer Roundtable in Atlanta, GA
March 5, 2015 Atlanta, GA to Host SCRS Week Events in April
March 4, 2015 Inside the Aluminum Revolution: Factors to Consider When Upgrading
February 12, 2015 SCRS Investigates Airbag Recalls Relative to Replacement Parts
February 11, 2015 SCRS Education Committee Releases Presentation on Innovative Tools
January 26, 2015 SCRS Welcomes Miracle System/Equipment Gateway as Corporate Member
December 1, 2014 Collision Repair & Refinish Exhibitors Note Increased Attendance, Quality Information at 2014 SEMA Show
November 21, 2014 SCRS and Car-O-Liner Team Up for SEMA 2014 Prize Giveaway
November 13, 2014 GM’s Competitive Pricing Platform Rescheduled to Launch Early 2015
November 12, 2014 I-CAR Repairability Technical Support Portal Connects Industry Pros to OEMs
November 7, 2014 Automakers Discuss Certification During SCRS’ OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit
November 7, 2014 Body Shop Certification Perspectives Shared During SCRS OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit
November 6, 2014 Material Advancements, Certification Processes Discussed at Inaugural SCRS OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit
November 5, 2014 I-CAR Works to Redevelop Curriculum With Help From Collision Repairers
November 4, 2014 Independent Glass Association and Society of Collision Repair Specialists Partner on Glass Initiatives
October 29, 2014 SEMA Show to Highlight Aluminum Repair Information
October 22, 2014 SCRS Will Offer Chance to Win Car-O-Liner Aluminum Workstation at 2014 SEMA Show
October 20, 2014 Valspar Automotive Shows Support of Industry by Stepping Up as SCRS Corporate Member
October 17, 2014 Friday, October 17th is Final Day to Take Advantage of Discounted Registration for Repairer Driven Education
October 7, 2014 SCRS Publishes Schedule For OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit at 2014 SEMA Show
September 25, 2014 Early Bird Pricing for Repairer Driven Education and SEMA Show Registration Available Through October 17th
September 25, 2014 SCRS Compiles Documentation on Clearcoat Application
September 24, 2014 SCRS Welcomes Newly Founded Auto Body Association of Texas as Its Latest Affiliate
September 11, 2014 Auto/Steel Partnership to Present During OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit at SEMA Show
August 25, 2014 The Aluminum Association’s Aluminum Transportation Group to Present During SCRS’ OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit
August 21, 2014 SkillsUSA, SCRS and the SEMA Show Provide Amazing Opportunity for North Carolina High School Instructor
August 7, 2014 SCRS Announces OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit
June 4, 2014 SCRS Open Board Meeting on July 28th
May 5, 2014 SCRS Researches Length of Repair Data
April 30, 2014 SCRS Honors Outstanding Effort and Exceptional Commitment at the Industry Achievement Awards
April 24, 2014 SCRS Examines Repairer Ability to Control Data Flow
April 17, 2014 2014-2015 SCRS Board Elected in April
April 3, 2014 SCRS Holds Annual Election for Board of Directors
April 1, 2014 SCRS Open Board Meeting April 8th
March 20, 2014 SCRS Hosted Repairer Roundtable to Discuss Impact of Automotive Technology on Collision Repair
March 18, 2014 Louisiana’s First Statewide Collision Repair Association Affiliates with SCRS
February 19, 2014 SCRS Welcomes Wisconsin’s Indianhead Auto Body Association as Most Recent Affiliate Association
February 3, 2014 MEMBER NOTE: American Honda Launches Approved Collision Repair Tool Programs
January 20, 2014 MEMBER NOTE: New Consumer-Oriented Website
November 20, 2013 PPG Automotive Refinish Explores Innovations in Color in Repairer Driven Education Session
November 19, 2013 SCRS Welcomes Arrowhead General Insurance Agency, Inc. as Newest Corporate Member
November 14, 2013 Collision Repair & Refinish Exhibitors Proclaim 2013 SEMA Show “A Winner”
November 11, 2013 RDE Session at 2013 SEMA Show Demystifies Consolidation Trend
November 8, 2013 Insurer-Mandated Parts Procurement Discussion Rages on at CIC
November 8, 2013 2013 Repairer Driven Education Series Wows Collision Repair Industry
November 7, 2013 Repair Standards Discussion Continues with CIC Panel
November 6, 2013 SCRS Association Address Welcomes International Participation, New Members and Recommended Procedures Announcement From Toyota
November 5, 2013 OE Repair Data, Vehicle Technologies Explored at Inaugural SCRS Education Session
November 5, 2013 Have You Considered Selling Your Business?
November 5, 2013 SCRS Highlights Collision Repair & Refinish Meetings and Events at 2013 SEMA Show
November 4, 2013 VIDEO – SCRS Director: SEMA Show Spurs Growth Potential for Repairers
November 4, 2013 Daily Drawings from SCRS’ Booth at SEMA Show
October 24, 2013 SCRS Open Meeting on Collision Repair & Refinish Stage at 2013 SEMA Show
October 22, 2013 SCRS Encourages Participation in CIC Discussions at the 2013 SEMA Show
October 16, 2013 First Data Offers Special Credit Towards SCRS Membership Dues
October 15, 2013 Estimating, Blueprinting and Billing a Focus During RDE at SEMA
October 11, 2013 SCRS Education Sessions Featured on Collision Stage at SEMA Show
October 10, 2013 Early Bird Pricing for SCRS’ Repairer Driven Education at the SEMA Show Ends in One Week
October 9, 2013 SCRS RDE Series Addresses Consolidation Trend
September 23, 2013 Desire for National Perspective Drives New NATA Affiliation
September 17, 2013 SCRS Education at SEMA Exceeds Past Performance
September 12, 2013 SCRS Provides R&I Demonstrations at SEMA Show
September 9, 2013 SCRS Issues Position on Insurer Mandates
August 8, 2013 SCRS Focuses RDE Content at SEMA Show with Tracks
August 5, 2013 Jim Sowle Appointed to SCRS Board of Directors
July 8, 2013 SCRS Open Board Meeting July 22nd
May 28, 2013 SCRS Interviews UK Repair Associations Regarding Standards
May 20, 2013 Insurer Mandated Parts Programs Still Fail to Demonstrate Benefit to Repairers
April 22, 2013 SCRS Awards Recognize Standout Figures of the Collision Repair Industry
April 17, 2013 Consistency Characterizes 2013-2014 SCRS Board
February 4, 2013 SCRS Releases Video Coverage of International Perspective on Insurer-Mandated Parts Procurement From SEMA
February 1, 2013 SCRS Committee Releases Video on Frame Replacement
January 31, 2013 Alabama Association Joins SCRS
January 9, 2013 SCRS Open Board Meeting on January 23rd
December 12, 2012 SCRS Announces 40th Affiliate Association
December 10, 2012 Reinvigorated Idaho Auto Body Craftsman Association Welcomed as New SCRS Affiliate
November 29, 2012 DEG Announces Website Redesign
November 26, 2012 Utah Auto Body Association Announced as Next SCRS Affiliate
August 17, 2012 Chrysler Releases Two Repair Documents
August 6, 2012 The Texas Independent Automotive Association Steps Forward to Become Newest SCRS Affiliate Member
June 18, 2012 SCRS Welcomes Matrix Electronic Measuring, Inc. as its Newest Corporate Member
May 14, 2012 SCRS Celebrates Outstanding Service and Accomplishment at the 2012 Industry Achievement Awards
May 9, 2012 Consistency, Persistency of Vision Characterize 2012-2013 SCRS Board of Directors
April 2, 2012 Potential Economic Impact of Parts Bidding on Collision Repair
March 27,2012 SCRS Education Committee Sheds Light on Repair Procedures in Upcoming Board Meeting
January 31, 2012< SCRS Welcomes the Northern Michigan Body Shop Association as Its Newest Affiliate Association
January 11, 2012 Joint Statement Regarding the Collection and Reporting of Repairer Business Data