The Takata Effect – How Recall Notification is Evolving – Wayne Mitchell

  The Takata airbag recall has affected 41 million vehicles in the US, and 56 million airbags. Manufacturers are actively seeking solutions to update and evolve the notification process. Opportunity exists for collision [...]

2020-08-11T12:54:17-04:00July 30th, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|

Connected Cars and Shops – The Future of the Collision Industry – Fred Iantorno

Fred Iantorno of Verifacts offers insight into how vehicles are already starting to get connected. From communicating with the infrastructure and traffic information to engaging with other vehicles, technology is rapidly advancing. Connected [...]

2020-07-22T12:40:57-04:00July 17th, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|

How to Grow Your Own Technicians During a Shortage of Help – Kyle Holt

The technician shortage is real, and represents the greatest crisis facing the automotive industry. Kyle Holt, president of S/P2, (SP2.org) shares his insights on how to gain a sustainable, competitive advantage by growing [...]

2020-07-22T12:34:15-04:00July 10th, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|

That’s Not a “Cost of Doing Business” – Using GAAP to Identify Direct Costs vs Overhead – Tim Ronak

The collision industry is in conflict over which procedures are considered a “cost of doing business” and which are a “direct cost of the repair.” Tim Ronak addresses the rapid changes in new [...]

2020-07-22T12:30:21-04:00July 2nd, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|

The real world, overlaid with digital information – Mario Dimovski | Tradiebot

How augmented reality technology could change the industry with repair information at your fingertips. Mario Dimovski, CEO of Tradiebot walks offers insight into new software, that employs Augmented Reality to help technicians perform [...]

2020-07-22T12:27:06-04:00June 22nd, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|

For those willing to change, and change rapidly, the future is very bright – Doug Kelly | asTech

“If you think you can wake up tomorrow, and do what you’ve been doing, and stay in business the next 5-10 years, I hate to say it but you’re sorely mistaken” shared Doug [...]

2020-07-22T12:23:35-04:00June 12th, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|

SCRS IDEAS Collide Showcase 2019: John Goglia | Independent aviation safety consultant

With over forty years’ experience in the aviation industry, and serving as the first National Transportation Safety Bureau member to hold an FAA aircraft mechanic's certificate, John Goglia reflect on a lifetime of [...]

2020-07-22T12:21:16-04:00June 4th, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|

SCRS OEM Summit: Audi, JLR, RAE, Spanesi and Pro Spot discuss the OEM expectation in welding

The resistance welding process is one of the most critical steps in joining together the structural elements of a vehicle, and one that can be impacted by both practice and process within your [...]

2020-06-03T11:37:46-04:00May 28th, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|

SCRS IDEAS Collide Showcase 2019: Ryan Taylor | Bodyshop Booster

The 2019 IDEAS Collide Showcase was produced by the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) and held on Friday of the SEMA Show. What if your customer could file a claim right at [...]

2020-06-03T11:32:40-04:00May 21st, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|

John Shewbridge – Using wheel alignment to diagnose suspension

In this Repairer Driven Education session from the 2019 SEMA Show, John Shewbridge from Hunter Engineering discusses how wheel alignment and wheel service play an important role in Collision Repair by improving quality [...]

2020-06-03T11:25:31-04:00April 30th, 2020|SEMA Presentations, Video|
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