BASF Refinish Automotive Coatings has announced it will conduct two educational sessions at the SEMA Show.
These sessions will form part of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Repairer Driven Education (RDE) series at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show.
Additionally, as well as sponsoring the SCRS RDE OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit, seminar leaders will discuss how shops can prepare for a future of collision with OEM procedures at the forefront of repairs, as well as taking steps to ensure a maximum reimbursement from insurers. SEMA takes place October 30—November 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
“As the collision industry shifts, it is critical for industry experts to do everything in their power to ensure that shops are prepared to deal with it,” said Marvin Gillfillan, BASF Vice President Business Management Automotive Refinish. “When shops are informed through events like the SCRS RDE series, everyone is better off—shops, dealers, suppliers, manufacturers and drivers.”
Each of the following seminars will be offered through the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) Repairer Driven Education series, sponsored by BASF:
Leading the OEM Transition—Wednesday, October, 31, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. BASF’s Jeff Wildman and Industry Expert Steve Feltovich will explore new vehicle technology and the impact on collision repair. They will also explain what the influence of OEMs means for shops and how to lead the change in the market.
Damage Assessment Documentation: Key Steps for Maximum Reimbursement Wednesday, October 31, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. BASF’s John Shoemaker cover Effective Estimating and Basic Blueprinting. This session will cover documentation tips to help shops gain maximum reimbursement on areas such as scanning, related damage, measuring and structure repair time, adhesives and corrosion protection, mechanical repairs, tire documentation requirements, and refinish operations like four-stage paint. Shoemaker will also cover successful reimbursement processes for frequently challenged guidelines such as OEM repair procedures, recognized SOPs from 3M, information from DEG inquiries and missed operations identified in the SCRS Guide to Complete Repair Planning.