EagleMMS has joined CIECA as a Corporate Member. The company was founded by two brothers, Yanni and Alex Koutmos, in 2020. Yanni is an eight-year veteran of the auto body industry, having spent one year as a certified appraiser on the insurance side and then seven years as a frame technician and bod...

02-10-2022 10:58 AM - Comment(s)

During the Collision Industry Electronic Commerce (CIECA) Board of Trustees meeting in Phoenix, AZ, on January 19, the organization’s Board of Trustees elected the following officers for 2022:

 

Chairman: Phil Martinez, Mitchell International, an Enlyte Company

 

Vice Chair: Greg Best, Califor...

02-03-2022 12:20 PM - Comment(s)

CIECA announced that its next CIECAST webinar is scheduled for Thursday, February 17 at 11 am PST/1 pm CST/ 2 pm EST: “Information Privacy and the Impacts to the Collision Industry & Customers.” The one-hour webinar will feature Brandon Laur, vice president of business development and client exp...

02-01-2022 02:08 PM - Comment(s)

DCR Systems has joined CIECA as a Corporate Member. Based in Ohio, DCR Systems develops on-site accident repair facilities for auto dealers seeking to outsource this function as an additional fixed operation. The company was founded in 2004 and has nine operating production cells in four states: Mas...

01-18-2022 11:35 AM - Comment(s)
Widewail recently became a CIECA member. Launched in 2018 by Matt and Angi Murray, Widewail is a reputation management technology and services company located on the shores of Lake Champlain in Burlington, VT. With a focus on managed services and review generation as part of an organic sea...
01-14-2022 04:33 PM - Comment(s)

CIECA announced that its next CIECAST webinar is scheduled for Thursday, January 27 at 11 am PST/1 pm CST/ 2 pm EST: “2022 and the New Norm in the Collision Industry.” The one-hour webinar will feature Susanna Gotsch, senior director, industry analyst, for CCC Intelligent Solutions.

 

Gotsch said...

01-06-2022 04:06 PM - Comment(s)

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As CIECA begins creating CIECA API Standards—the next generation of industry standards—we need your input! Members and interested parties are encouraged to attend any of the f...

01-04-2022 11:35 AM - Comment(s)

Founded in 1957 by Jack Taylor, Enterprise has long served the replacement rental needs of car insurers and repair service providers. While Taylor focused his business in neighborhoods, competitors targeted airport business. ...

12-22-2021 02:49 PM - Comment(s)


Founded in 1957 by Jack Taylor, Enterprise has long served the replacement rental needs of car insurers and repair service providers. While Taylor focused his business in neighborhoods, competitors targeted airport business. Over the years, Enterprise Holdings has grown to become the world’s largest...

12-22-2021 12:01 PM - Comment(s)

Like any organization, the Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) has evolved over the years. Since CIECA was established in 1994, the primary objective has remained the same: to develop and publish data standards to help the collision industry be more efficient.

 

It’s an exc...

12-22-2021 11:46 AM - Comment(s)

 

Several CIECA Board of Trustees member companies named new representatives to sit on the board in 2022.

 

“We welcome all of the new representatives to CIECA’s Board of Trustees,” said Paul Barry, CIECA’s executive director. “Their diverse backgrounds will enable them to best support CIECA’...

12-21-2021 02:50 PM - Comment(s)

Reed Appraisers joined CIECA as a Corporate Member. Established in 1986, the company has four full-time employees and primarily focuses on insurance settlement/vehicle fair market valuation disputes, as well as provides damage appraisals and repair estimates.


Michael Wigmore, president of Reed Apprai...

12-16-2021 11:13 AM - Comment(s)

Car ADAS Solutions has joined CIECA as a Corporate member. Founded in 2020, Car ADAS Solutions is a new technology and services business. The company’s mission is to make the world a safer place to drive by certifying that vehicle safety systems operate as engineered.

 

“We do this through partne...

12-02-2021 12:44 PM - Comment(s)

The next CIECAST webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, December 7th at 11 am PST/1 pm CST/ 2 pm EST: “ADAS Trends: Implications for the Future of Diagnostics & Calibrations.” The webinar will feature Tony Rimas, president of Repairify, and Nick Dominato, Repairify’s senior vice president of product.


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11-11-2021 03:26 PM - Comment(s)

Rivian joined CIECA as a Corporate member. Founded in 2009, Rivian is privately held and employs 6,000+ employees globally. The company has developed and vertically integrated a connected electric platform that can be applied to a range of applications, including the company’s Adventure Network and ...

11-09-2021 04:43 PM - Comment(s)

To improve access and usability of CIECA Standards, we have redesigned how standards are published and have upgraded our website to improve how members access CIECA Standards documentation.  Historically CIECA Standards were presented as a single large document that members would have to downlo...

10-16-2021 11:00 AM - Comment(s)
Following CIECA’s creation of the collision industry’s original data standard—the Estimate Management Standard (EMS) in 1994—the organization worked toward establishing the Business Message Suite (BMS). BMS was designed to support electronic commerce across the collision industry ecosystem and inclu...
10-01-2021 04:42 PM - Comment(s)
The Independent Auto Damage Appraisers Association (IADA) joined CIECA as a Corporate member. IADA is a nonprofit trade association for auto damage appraisers. Founded in 1947, the association is dedicated to supporting the independent appraiser profession and promoting skills, education, ethics and...
09-23-2021 02:57 PM - Comment(s)
Kustomine joined CIECA as a corporate member. Established in 2020, Kustomine is a cloud-based software start-up company that provides a paperless customer experience.  

“We created Kustomine to reduce environmental impact, save time and money and provide clean data into the tools shops use to ru...
08-19-2021 03:17 PM - Comment(s)
During the early years of CIECA, members created the Estimate Management Standard (EMS), CIECA’s original data standard. It was the first electronic communication standard designed by the organization and implemented throughout the industry in 1994.

Since then, the organization established ...
06-29-2021 04:38 PM - Comment(s)