News

View Archives

Galaxy.AI Joins CIECA as Corporate Member
Posted on Sep 29th, 2020 Comments (0)
Established in 2015, the company provides Artificial Intelligence (AI) software for the automated inspection of vehicles and digital First Notice of Loss (FNOL) applications.
Read More >>
 
October CIECAST Webinar Announced
Posted on Sep 24th, 2020 Comments (0)
Mike Anderson, owner of Collision Advice, and David Willett, underwriting (VCE) value creation executive at ProSight Specialty Insurance, will talk about cybersecurity for the collision repair industry on October 26 at 11 am CST. 
 
Read More >>
 
Retirement Wishes from CIECA Committee Members
Posted on Aug 28th, 2020 Comments (0)
CIECA members and the industry wish Charley Quirt, CIECA's project coordinator, best wishes in his retirement. 
Read More >>
 
September CIECAST Webinar Announced
Posted on Aug 20th, 2020 Comments (0)
Frank Terlep, CEO of Autotechcelerators, and Jake Rodenroth, director of OEM and industry technical relations for asTech, will talk about future industry disruptions during the next CIECAST webinar on Thursday, September 17 at 11 am CST. 
Read More >>
 
August CIECAST Webinar Announced
Posted on Jul 28th, 2020 Comments (0)
Connor Smith, senior manager of OEM for CARSTAR, will present during the next CIECAST webinar. Smith will discuss “The Importance of OEM Certifications,” on Tuesday, August 11, at 11 am CST.
Read More >>
 
CIECA Names Technical Project Manager
Posted on Jul 20th, 2020 Comments (0)
CIECA announced today that Paulette Reed was named CIECA’s new business analyst/technical project manager, effective July 20, 2020. In her new role,
Read More >>
 
July CIECAST Webinar Announced
Posted on Jul 6th, 2020 Comments (0)
CIECA created a new build process for the CIECA Standards, which debuted in the 2020R1 Release. Learn about the build process during the July 28th CIECAST webinar featuring Andy Bober, a software engineer at Entegral.
Read More >>
 
June CIECAst Webinar Announced
Posted on Jun 8th, 2020 Comments (0)
CIECA Founder Erick Bickett will present during the next CIECAst webinar on June 30 at 11 am CST: “Back to the Future of Collision Repair & How CIECA Brings All Industry Segments Together."
Read More >>
 
CIECA Names Executive Director
Posted on Jun 1st, 2020 Comments (0)
CIECA announced that Paul Barry was named executive director of the organization, effective June 1, 2020.
Read More >>
 
Auto Techcelerators Joins CIECA as Corporate Member
Posted on May 21st, 2020 Comments (0)
Launched in September of 2019, the company was founded by Frank Terlep, presently the CEO.
Read More >>
 
partslink24.com Joins CIECA as Corporate Member
Posted on May 12th, 2020 Comments (0)
The company was established in April 2019 and is a subsidiary of the German family-owned company LexCom.
Read More >>
 
May CIECAst Webinar Focuses on ADAS Calibrations
Posted on Apr 16th, 2020 Comments (0)
CIECA's next CIECAst webinar will be held on Tuesday, May 19 at 11 am CST: 
Read More >>
 
Special April CIECAst Webinar
Posted on Mar 30th, 2020 Comments (0)
CIECA will be holding a special CIECAst webinar on Monday, April 6 at 11 am CST: “How Our Industry is Addressing Challenges Created by the Coronavirus.”
Read More >>
 
April 21 CIECAst Webinar Postponed
Posted on Mar 18th, 2020 Comments (0)
Connor Smith, senior manager of OEM for CARSTAR, will discuss the importance of OEM certifications in August.
Read More >>
 
Registration Opens for CIECA CONNEX 2020 Conference
Posted on Mar 2nd, 2020 Comments (0)
CIECA announced that its 12th annual conference, CONNEX 2020, will be held this year in Charlotte, NC, September 14-16.
Read More >>
 
CIECA Seeking Business Analyst/Project Manager
Posted on Feb 26th, 2020 Comments (0)
CIECA is looking to fill the position of Business Analyst/Project Manager.
Read More >>
 
March 17 CIECAst Technical Webinar Announced
Posted on Feb 23rd, 2020 Comments (0)
Michael Ortega, senior director of Application Development at IAA, will present during the next CIECAst webinar on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 11 am CST.
Read More >>
 
February CIECAst Webinar Announced
Posted on Jan 24th, 2020 Comments (0)
Mike Anderson, president of Collision Advice, will present during the next CIECAst webinar on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 11 am CST. 
Read More >>
 
CIECA Announces 2020 Board of Trustees Officers
Posted on Jan 22nd, 2020 Comments (0)
During the Collision Industry Electronic Commerce (CIECA) board meeting in Palm Springs, CA, on January 15, the organization’s Board of Trustees elected its 2020 officers.
Read More >>
 
UNIBODY AutoTech Collision Center Joins CIECA as Corporate Member
Posted on Jan 8th, 2020 Comments (0)
Established in 2008 by Michael Chong, the company offers full-service auto repair and maintenance in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Read More >>
 
AirPro Diagnostics Renews Commitment to CIECA Standards
Posted on Dec 17th, 2019 Comments (0)
AirPro Diagnostics is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The company delivers OEM-level diagnostics, calibrations and systems services...
Read More >>
 
Scan Added to the BMS FNOL Message
Posted on Dec 12th, 2019 Comments (0)
The First Notice of Loss (FNOL) Implementation Guide and Appendix C have been updated to include instructions on how to include a scan to the Business Message Suite (BMS) FNOL message. No changes were made to the BMS, only the expansion of the message’s use.
Read More >>
 
January 21, 2020 CIECAst Webinar Announced
Posted on Dec 10th, 2019 Comments (0)
Sean Carey, president of SCG Management Consultants, will present: "It's 2020: Where Are Claims & the Collision Repair Market Heading?"
Read More >>
 
IAA Renews Commitment to CIECA Standards
Posted on Dec 3rd, 2019 Comments (0)
Founded in 1982 and headquartered near Chicago, IL, IAA is a global marketplace connecting vehicle buyers and sellers.
Read More >>
 
Semi-Annual Standard Development Committee Meetings Announced
Posted on Nov 3rd, 2019 Comments (0)
Tell us what's new in your business segment! CIECA's semi-annual Standard Development Committee meetings are scheduled on Monday, November 18. CIECA members and interested parties are welcome to attend.
Read More >>
 
November CIECAst Webinar Announced
Posted on Oct 17th, 2019 Comments (0)
Stephen Applebaum, Insurance Solutions Group, will talk about the impact of new technologies on the auto physical damage & claims ecosystem on Tuesday, November 12 at 11 am CST. 
Read More >>
 
Sovereign Joins CIECA as Corporate Member
Posted on Oct 3rd, 2019 Comments (0)
Established in 2005, Sovereign is an information technology (IT) consulting firm located in Arlington Heights, Illinois. The company provides IT services to it clients...
Read More >>
 
CIECA Unveils New Logo & Contest Winner
Posted on Sep 29th, 2019 Comments (0)
CIECA announced the winner of the organization’s logo refresh contest on September 18 during the annual CIECA CONNEX conference.
Read More >>
 
CIECA Announces NABC™ Recycled Rides® Gifting and Conference Emcee
Posted on Sep 12th, 2019 Comments (0)
During CIECA CONNEX, the National Auto Body Council (NABC), Caliber Collision and State Farm ®, will present a refurbished vehicle to a deserving recipient as part of the NABC™ Recycled Rides® program. Bill Garoutte, president and CEO of NABC, will be CIECA's emcee during the conference.
 
Read More >>
 
CIECA Announces CONNEX 2019 Speakers Patrick McGuire & Michael Ortega
Posted on Aug 25th, 2019 Comments (0)
Patrick McGuire, founder of the Law Offices of Patrick J. McGuire, P.C., will talk about data privacy in the automotive repair industry. Michael Ortega, senior director of Application Development at IAA, will discuss Swagger OpenAPI, including when to use it, how to align your teams and understanding the interface.
Read More >>
 
Ed Weidmann Named CIECA's Interim Executive Director
Posted on Aug 1st, 2019 Comments (0)
CIECA is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Weidmann as CIECA’s interim executive director, effective August 1, 2019.
Read More >>
 
August CIECAst Webinar Announced
Posted on Jul 28th, 2019 Comments (0)
Julie Kheyfets and Marcel Horstmann from Tractable will present during the next CIECAst webinar on Thursday, August 8th at 10 am CST: "Inside the AI Black Box: Understanding How Algorithms Appraise Auto Damage in Seconds."
Read More >>
 
Recent Webinar Highlights the Future of First Notice of Loss Claims
Posted on Jun 20th, 2019 Comments (0)
Thank you to glassBytes.com for reporting on the recent CIECAst webinar presented by Michael Naoom, Safelite Solutions: The Modern Claims Experience Using Intelligent FNOL.
Read More >>
 
CIECA Announced Executive Director Departure
Posted on Jun 6th, 2019 Comments (0)
CIECA announced today that Fred Iantorno, CIECA’s executive director, has officially resigned from his position effective July 31, 2019.
Read More >>
 
CIECA Board Meeting to Be Held in Austin, TX
Posted on May 14th, 2019 Comments (0)
CIECA's Spring board meeting will take place at the Hilton Austin hotel on Wednesday, May 29 from 8:30 am to 12 noon and be held concurrently with this year’s Dig|In (Digital Insurance) conference
Read More >>
 
Take CIECA's 25th Anniversary Video Challenge!
Posted on May 12th, 2019 Comments (0)
All members of the collision repair and property restoration industries are encouraged to contribute. 
Read More >>
 
May 21 CIECAst Announced
Posted on May 8th, 2019 Comments (0)
The next CIECAst webinar will feature Jeff Saye, Genpact's global practice leader. Saye will present on "The Impact of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Your Claims Organization." 
Read More >>
 
April 9 CIECAst Webinar Announced
Posted on Mar 21st, 2019 Comments (0)
Raj Pofale, founder and CEO of Claim Genius, will present at the next CIECAst webinar on Tuesday, April 9 at 11 am CST: Photo Estimating and AI (Artificial Intelligence).
 
Read More >>
 
Repairer Driven News Article Features CIECA
Posted on Mar 15th, 2019 Comments (0)
Repairer Driven News featured information about CIECA and the new logo contest in a recent article by John Heutter. 
Read More >>
 
Registration Now Open for CIECA CONNEX 2019
Posted on Feb 28th, 2019 Comments (0)
CIECA announced that registration is now open for its 11th annual conference--Connex 2019. The event is being held in Charlottesville, Virginia, September 16-18.
Read More >>
 
March 19 CIECAst Announced
Posted on Feb 20th, 2019 Comments (0)
Dawn Mortimer, assistant vice president of IoT/Telematics Product Management at Verisk/ISO, will discuss "How Telematics is Driving to Right-Touch Claims."
Read More >>
 
CIECA Announces 2019 Board of Trustees Officers
Posted on Jan 30th, 2019 Comments (0)
Next Board Meeting May 29; all industry stakeholders invited to open meeting.
Read More >>
 
CIECA Forms Committee Addressing Part-Type Definitions
Posted on Jan 20th, 2019 Comments (0)
All industry stakeholders, CIECA & non-CIECA members, invited: first meeting January 29
Read More >>
 
CIECA Forms New Calibration Committee
Posted on Jan 17th, 2019 Comments (0)
CIECA has announced the formation of a new Standards Development Committee (SDC) focused on Calibration. The first meeting is January 29. 
Read More >>
 
January 8 CIECAst Announced
Posted on Jan 2nd, 2019 Comments (0)
Mike Anderson, owner of Collision Advice, will host the next CIECAst webinar on Tuesday, January 8 at 10 am CST: Telematics and the Future of Collision Repair.
Read More >>
 
New CIECA Standards Development Committee Formed
Posted on Dec 20th, 2018 Comments (0)

CIECA announced the formation of a new Standards Development Committee with the Property Insurance & Restoration Conference (PIRC), a forum for discussions between property insurance and restoration industry stakeholders.

Read More >>
 
CIECA Recognizes Member Contributions During Red Carpet Awards Breakfast
Posted on Nov 21st, 2018 Comments (0)
CIECA announced its Electronic Commerce Company of the Year and Outstanding Achievement Awards during the second annual Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Collision Industry Red Carpet Awards Breakfast on October 31. 
Read More >>
 
2018 CIECA Symposium Focuses on Innovation and the Role of Data Standards
Posted on Oct 5th, 2018 Comments (0)
CIECA held its 10th annual Symposium in Tampa, Florida September 17-19. Members and guests had the opportunity to hear a wide range of speakers discuss relevant industry issues.
Read More >>