The next CIECAST webinar is scheduled for Thursday, August 25 at 11 am PT/1 pm CT/ 2 pm ET: Autonomous Vehicles: Fact vs. Fiction.” The one-hour webinar will feature Tara Andringa, executive director of the Partners for Automated Vehicle Education.

 

During the live broadcast, Andringa will talk...

08-03-2022 11:39 AM - Comment(s)

CIECA has announced the formation of a new Standards Development Committee focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI). All industry stakeholders, including CIECA and non-CIECA members, are invited to join.

 

“The CIECA Emerging Technologies has been looking into the impacts of emerging technologies ...

07-29-2022 01:46 PM - Comment(s)

CIECA announced its agenda and speakers for the upcoming CIECA CONNEX Conference. The event is being held in St. Louis/St. Charles, Missouri, September 13-14. In addition to a line-up of top industry speakers, there will be networking opportunities, a gifting ceremony by the National Auto Body Counc...

07-26-2022 04:22 PM - Comment(s)

The next CIECAST webinar is scheduled for Thursday, July 28 at 11 am PT/1 pm CT/ 2 pm ET: “New Technologies in Paint & Coatings.” The one-hour webinar will feature Daniel Benton, Global Product Director of Color Marketing with Axalta Coating Systems, Andy Hysi, eBusiness Manager with AkzoNo...

07-06-2022 01:30 PM - Comment(s)

By Paul Barry, CIECA's Executive Director


Since its founding in 1994, CIECA has partnered with companies from all segments of the collision industry to develop standards that facilitate electronic commerce and enable efficient automated processes. CIECA standards are used by hundreds of companies acr...

06-30-2022 10:35 AM - Comment(s)

Tractable, founded in 2014 by Alex Dalyac and Razvan Ranca, develops artificial intelligence (AI) to help people and businesses repair, protect and transact cars and homes. With a team of 300 employees, the company’s AI solutions process more than $2 billion in vehicle repairs and purchases annually...

06-30-2022 10:07 AM - Comment(s)

The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced that its next CIECAST webinar is scheduled for Thursday, June 23 at 11 am PT/1 pm CT/ 2 pm ET: Charged for Success: Understanding EV Trends and Their Impact.” The one-hour webinar will feature Ryan Mandell, director of Claims ...

05-31-2022 11:58 AM - Comment(s)

Precision Diagnostics has become a CIECA Corporate Member. Since the company was established in 2019, their team has focused on setting up full-service mechanical sublet service centers in Wisconsin and mobile sublet vehicle diagnostics and calibration services across Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebra...
05-25-2022 10:15 AM - Comment(s)

CIECA announced today that Tim Ronak, senior services consultant for AkzoNobel, joined CIECA’s Board of Trustees, effective immediately. He will be representing the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS), a national organization dedicated to educating, informing and representing collision re...

05-19-2022 10:51 AM - Comment(s)

CIECA announced that its next CIECAST webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, May 24 at 11 am PDT/1 pm CDT/2 pm EDT: “Data Sharing in the Collision Industry and Its Unintended Consequences.” The one-hour webinar will feature Pete Tagliapietra, managing director at DATATOUCH, LLC.

 

During the live broa...

05-09-2022 04:14 PM - Comment(s)

CIECA has formed a new Standards Development Committee focused on OEM repair procedures and build sheet data. All industry stakeholders, including CIECA and non-CIECA members, are invited to join.

 

“CIECA’s Emerging Technologies Committee was reviewing pain points in the collision industry and d...

05-05-2022 01:05 PM - Comment(s)

Origami Risk has become a CIECA Corporate Member. Established in 2009, the company provides integrated software as a service (SaaS) solutions for insurers, managing general agents (MGAs), third-party administrators (TPAs), brokers and others across the insurance value chain. 


Brian Atencio, tech...

04-28-2022 12:40 PM - Comment(s)

CIECA is holding a contest to create an avatar graphic for the 

CIECA Open APIs (CAPIS) initiative. The contest is open to those who are at least 18 and employed in the collision industry.


Grand Prize: $250 Amazon gift card 


All entries are due by May 15.


The winner will be announced...

04-12-2022 08:09 AM - Comment(s)

CIECA announced that its first standards release of the year, the 2022R1, will be available to members on April 20, 2022. As part of CIECA’s Technical Series, the organization will host a CIECAST webinar about the 2022R1 on Thursday, April 28, at 1...

03-29-2022 10:24 PM - Comment(s)

The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) is a non-profit organization that develops and promotes electronic communication standards that allow the collision industry to be more efficient.

 

The standards are used by ...

03-28-2022 11:27 AM - Comment(s)

Axalta Coating Systems, established in 1866, is a global coatings company serving the refinish, mobility and industrial markets. The publicly-traded company employs 13,000 globally and is focused on providing customers with innovative, colorful and sustainable solutions. With more than 150 years of ...

03-28-2022 10:54 AM - Comment(s)

Auto-Motive Protection (AMP) Bureau has become a CIECA member. AMP Bureau is a consumer advocate organization formed to protect consumers and the resale value of their vehicles after a collision repair. Established in 2014, the company is the result of an amalgamation of National Transferable Lifeti...

03-15-2022 10:39 AM - Comment(s)

Dents.co has become a CIECA Corporate Member. Jonathan Pyle founded the company in 2020 with the vision to build tools for the collision repair industry that would increase trust between industry stakeholders by providing transparency to the estimating and repair process.


Dents.co’s flagship product ...

03-10-2022 03:25 PM - Comment(s)

CIECA announced that its next CIECAST webinar is scheduled for Thursday, March 24 at 11 am PST/1 pm CST/ 2 pm EST: “Using Technology to Communicate Effectively With Customers.” The one-hour webinar will feature Dean Fisher, collision president for Driven Brands, and Jim Keller, president and CEO of ...

03-01-2022 05:07 PM - Comment(s)

The 3M Company has become a CIECA Corporate member. Established in 1902 in Two Harbors, Minnesota, 3M is an American multinational conglomerate corporation operating in the fields of industry, worker safety, health care and consumer goods. With global headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota, 3M has more...

02-17-2022 10:55 AM - Comment(s)