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Chelsea Frey

Chelsea Frey Jan 17    Article


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SCRS releases Education Committee video on adhesives

During the Society of Collision Repair Specialists' (SCRS) open board meeting in Palm Springs, California, SCRS launched the first of a series of its Education Committee videos that will be released throughout 2017.
 
The video, filmed in October at the SEMA Garage in Diamond Bar, California highlights a discussion panel on the adhesive joining technology in modern vehicles and considerations collision repair facilities should be aware of when approaching damage repair in the aftermarket. The video features SCRS Board members Kye Yeung (European Motor Car Works), Michael Bradshaw (K&M Collision), Tim Ronak (AkzoNobel Automotive and Aerospace Coatings), and Education Committee member and industry trainer Toby Chess (Kent Automotive.)

About SCRS:
Through its direct members and 41 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 website: www.scrs.com. You can e-mail SCRS at the following address: info@scrs.com.

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Karen Cover

Karen Cover Jan 13    Article


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CIC: Tackling vehicle scanning is critical

PALM SPRINGS — “It is critical” to perform pre- and post-repair vehicle scans, and then apply the correct repair procedures to all vehicles, reinforced a panel at the Collision Industry Conference meeting in Palm Springs.

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SM

SC MEDIA Jan 13    Article

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CERTIFY YOUR MEASUREMENT ACCURACY EVERY SINGLE TIME

SPECTRE™ - PATENTED WIRELESS, BLUETOOTH LASER MEASURING SYSTEM PROVIDES INDUSTRY FIRST - CERTIFY ACCURACY OF EVERY MEASUREMENT!

With the push for certification in every step of the repair, ADVANCED MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS (AMS) introduces SPECTRETM - laser measuring certified!  SPECTRETM is unlike anything you have seen.  This patented laser measuring system features the industry’s smallest, most powerful scanner. Simultaneous laser tracking of multiple measurement points provides dynamic, accurate 3D measurements. The True Angle dual axis tilt sensor compensates for out of level laser or vehicle positions. The Bluetooth wireless scanner offers measurement capability anywhere and on any type lift/frame equipment.

Simple, intuitive 3D color frame graphics provide an easy to understand assessment of vehicle damage and real time repair feedback. The 3D virtual frame model gives your technician a detailed image of vehicle structural damage for the report. Automated 4X per second system calibration and measurement certification provide documentation for all parties in minutes.

Call us now for free online demo - 423-781-7163 – online at ams-laser.com.

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Karen Cover

Karen Cover Jan 09    Article


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Investing in Cybersecurity

By 2020, one in five vehicles on the road across the world will have some form of wireless network connection, according to Gartner. But despite the growing market for connected vehicles, cybersecurity does not appear to be a top concern. A recent report by KPMG found that two-thirds of automakers hadn’t invested in information security over the past year.

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SC MEDIA Jan 06    Article

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Why continue to worry about your scanner not measuring correctly?

How many times has your scanner needed recalibration? How do you know when it is not accurate? NEVER worry again with cordless SPECTRETM - the laser measurement system that can actually certify the accuracy of every measure! 

Advanced Measurement Systems (AMS) introduces Industry First - the cordless SPECTRETM is a patented, wireless Bluetooth laser measuring system that certifies the accuracy of every measurement.

  • 4X per SECOND calibration verification.
  • Wireless - no expensive cables to damage!
  • Smallest, most powerful scanner, 20 foot range, 40 foot envelope.
  • User-friendly software.
  • Color coded 3D Graphics for dynamic damage information.
  • Affordably Priced Aerospace Technology.
  • True Angle dual axis tilt sensor compensates for out of level laser and/or vehicle positions.

Check out our SEMA video of this exciting new system and how it works. 

Call us now for free online demo - 423-781-7163 – online at ams-laser.com.

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Karen Cover

Karen Cover Jan 06    Article


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The benefits of using Genuine Toyota Windshields

Toyota firmly believes that when you put the customer first everything else will follow. As a collision repair provider, you know that putting the customer first means making sure that every repair is completed with the customer’s safety, security and satisfaction in mind. The best way to ensure the highest quality repair and your customer’s satisfaction is to use Genuine Toyota Parts.

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Karen Cover

Karen Cover Jan 03    Article


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5 Ways Service Writers Can Improve Customer Service

There are five quick steps every service writer and manager can do to make customer service not only a more important priority in 2017, but even better than before.

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SC MEDIA Dec 30    Article

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What do you do if a customer asks you to prove your work?

SPECTRE by Advanced Measurement Systems (AMS) is the first of its kind. Battery-operated and cordless, this patented, wireless Bluetooth laser measuring system can actually certify every measurement's accuracy.

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SC MEDIA Dec 22    Article

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How do you know when your scanner is not measuring correctly?

The repair process begins with assessment of the damage. Accurate measurement is a cornerstone. How are you sure your scanner is measuring correctly?

Never worry about being out of calibration again! SAVE WITH LAST DAYS FOR TAX CREDITS ON EQUIPMENT!

Advanced Measurement Systems (AMS) introduces cordless SPECTRETM its patented, wireless Bluetooth laser measuring system that actually can certify the accuracy of every measurement.

  • Industry first - certifies accuracy of every measurement!
  • 4X per SECOND calibration verification.
  • Wireless - no expensive cables to damage!
  • Smallest, most powerful scanner, 20 foot range, 40 foot envelope.
  • User-friendly software.
  • Color coded 3D Graphics for dynamic damage information.
  • Affordably Priced Aerospace Technology.
  • True Angle dual axis tilt sensor compensates for out of level laser and/or vehicle positions.

Please take a moment to view this video of our exciting new system introduced at SEMA and how it works. 

Act now in 2016 to get MONEY back using the Section 179 tax deduction on business equipment... Read More

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Karen Cover

Karen Cover Dec 22    Article


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SATA Christmas Movie 2016

When Santa's sleigh needs a refinish only SATA will do. The SATAjet® 5000 B PHASER™ is here to save Christmas.

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