Join SCRS for Blueprint Optimization Tool Demonstrations at SEMA

Mechanicsville, Virginia, November 4, 2019 – Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) will be hosting demonstrations of its recently announced SEMA New Product Showcase item, the Guide to Complete Repair Planning – Blueprint Optimization Tool. Demonstrations will be held in SCRS Booth 11173 in the North Hall of the Las Vegas convention center at 10:00am and 2:00pm on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday of the SEMA Show.

The SCRS Blueprint Optimization Tool software is an automated version of the Guide to Complete Repair Planning. The application provides collision repair facilities with an intelligent, easy to use estimate analysis tool. It immediately identifies labor operations, line items and customizable charges that could be overlooked on an estimate.

The SCRS Blueprint Optimization Tool will feature:

  • A uniform thread to operate with all major estimating systems
  • Immediate identification of potentially overlooked repair operations and line items
  • Ability to simultaneously import overlooked operations and items into the estimate
  • Support for Individual and multiple shop profiling with customization for unique business needs

The application will allow users to:

  • Audit in-house estimates before repairs to minimize supplements
  • Audit external insurance estimates to identify overlooked repair procedures
  • Establish consistency and uniformity with multiple users as part of the repair planning process
  • Promote self-training for new employees to write complete and accurate

The leading-edge technology takes advantage of the machine learning process and robotics automation to achieve increased levels of user efficiency and accuracy. The SCRS blueprint optimization tool is the first software tool of its kind to perform automated, intelligent tasks previously required to be completed as manual tasks by the end-user.

The SCRS Guide to Complete Repair Planning – Blueprint Optimization Tool will be available via the SCRS website, with intended installation dates starting in the first quarter of 2020. SCRS members will receive discounted pricing.

For more information about SCRS, or to join as a member, please visit, call 1-877-841-0660 or email

About SCRS’ Repairer Driven Education: The 2019 RDE series marks the 10th delivery of collision repair education programs produced by SCRS for the SEMA Show. The series will feature 5 days of seminar offerings, many of which are uniquely designed and being offered only at the 2019 SEMA Show. Repairer Driven Education includes general sessions Monday – Wednesday, the OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit on Thursday, and the IDEAS Collide Showcase on Friday. Better your business by registering today at

About SCRS: Through its direct members and 38 affiliate associations, SCRS is comprised of 6,000 collision repair businesses and 58,500 specialized professionals who work with consumers and insurance companies to repair collision-damaged vehicles. Additional information about SCRS including other news releases is available at the SCRS Web site: You can e-mail SCRS at the following address: