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SC MEDIA Oct 13    Article

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Visit SEMA Booth 16121 – your ONE STOP SHOP for the best in Collision Repair!

 

SEMA Booth 16121 – your ONE STOP SHOP to tap into years of experience and check out some of the best equipment in collision repair!

ADVANCED MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS is partnering with M1M EQUIPMENT and AUTOBODY FLAT RACK to exhibit some of the finest and most affordable collision repair products at SEMA 2017. Come visit us at Booth # 16121 or bring your customers to the booth to check out both SPECTRE™ and ECLIPSE™. You will benefit from the more than 150 years of automotive experience first-hand. Interact with the equipment as we will have two frame machines, both AMS measuring systems, and a new optional front-end alignment system available to check out right in the booth! 

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Chelsea Frey Oct 10    Article


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Snap-on, Gateway Technical College partner with WorkingNation on national campaign

Snap-on and Gateway Technical College partnered with WorkingNation, a new national campaign dedicated to helping Americans prepare for a rapidly changing labor market. WorkingNation has created a mini-documentary video about the the state-of-the-art Horizon Center for Transportation Technology in Kenosha, Wisc. The facility is producing graduates with Snap-on and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles certifications, making them valuable candidates for the job market. The video is being released as an episode in a series called “Do Something Awesome.” The “Do Something Awesome” series profiles solutions-focused programs across the country that are helping to create a workforce that is FutureProof (preparing workers and students for the impending jobs crisis).

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Karen Cover Oct 06    Article


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"Who Pays for What" summer survey findings released

About 51 percent of shops say they are paid “always” or “most of the time” to pressure test and purge a vehicle cooling system when necessary as part of a repair, yet more than 40 percent of shops acknowledge never having billed for this not-included procedure.

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SC MEDIA Sep 29    Article

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SEE SPECTRE™ LASER MEASUREMENT SYSTEM IN ACTION ON MOTORHEAD GARAGE!

CHECK OUT THIS INDUSTRY FIRST - SPECTRE™ CERTIFIES MEASUREMENT ACCURACY!!!

Just featured on MOTORHEAD GARAGEADVANCED MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS (AMS) introduces SPECTRETM actually certify the accuracy of your measurements!  SPECTRETM is our latest innovation. It is a cordless Bluetooth green laser measuring system.

 

SPECTRETM is the first battery-operated laser measurement system in history, eliminating cables and providing unprecedented versatility. Small, powerful and portable, SPECTRETM can be easily used from estimating through blueprinting and repairs.

This patented laser measuring system features:

  • The ONLY system that can certify measurement accuracy
  • Cordless, Bluetooth enabled, 40’ range
  • 4X/second calibration verification
  • Industry’s smallest, most powerful scanner
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Chelsea Frey Sep 28    Article


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SCRS releases new video on resistance welding

The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) has released the newest SCRS Education Committee video featuring the first of three presentations on resistance welding. This discussion topic in the 16 minute video focuses on power and preparation considerations in the welding process.

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Those interested in this topic will also want to consider the following Repairer Driven Education (RDE) sessions offered by SCRS at the 2017 SEMA Show.
 
Monday, October 30, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
RD1 | N233 | Current and Future Technologies 2017 and Beyond
Ken Boylan, Chief Automotive Technologies
 
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
RD11 | N237 | Adhesive Joining in Modern Repairs
Toby Chess, Kent Automotive
 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
RD18 | N241 | Get Attached to Following Procedures: A Comprehensive Guide to OEM Joining
Dave Gruskos, Reliable Automotive Equipment
 
For a full list of RDE courses being offered this fall visit www.scrs.com/rde.

For more information about SCRS, or to join as a member before the promotional period opens, please visit www.scrs.com, call toll free 1-877-841-0660 or email us at info@scrs.com.

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Karen Cover Sep 28    Article


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BASF to conduct three educational seminars at SEMA 2017

BASF is conducting three educational sessions at the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show. The seminars will help collision shops improve productivity, write more thorough estimates and gain a greater understanding of how new Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) colors are developed. SEMA takes place Oct. 31- Nov. 3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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SC MEDIA Sep 22    Article

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SMART TARGETS VS PASSIVE - CHOOSE BEST LASER MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS FOR LESS

ADVANCED MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS is the collision repair industry's leading innovator, specializing in laser measurement systems. Our systems can even certify the accuracy of every measure! 

From our established best in the industry, ECLIPSE,™ (seen on GRAVEYARD CARZ), with red laser smart targets, 3D Graphics and 32’ range to our new  - SPECTRE™ -  with a first - certified measurement results! As seen on MOTORHEAD GARAGESPECTRE™ has 3D graphics, passive targets, and features a cordless, single line green laser scanner, Bluetooth compatibility, and an extended 40 foot range. 

Both systems offer self-calibration 4X/second, measurement certification, and list prices lower than the competition. 423-781-7163 / SEMA #16121 WWW.AMS-LASER.COM

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Karen Cover Sep 22    Article


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I-CAR launches new Art and Science of Estimator interactions course

Collision repair cannot start unless the estimator has earned the customer’s keys. To better equip collision repairers with the knowledge and skills they need to develop and present quality repair estimates, I-CAR® has launched a new course designed to focus specifically on exploring the Estimator Professional Development Program™ (PDP) role.

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Karen Cover Sep 22    Article


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Color Compass University partners with AMi

The Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the industry’s leading provider and collaborator of management education for automotive collision and mechanical service repair professionals, announces Canadian-based Color Compass Corporation has partnered with AMi to increase Canadian access to collision repair administrative, customer service and management training, certificates and professional designations through its Color Compass University.

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SC MEDIA Sep 15    Article

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MAKE PLANS FOR SEMA NOW - VISIT US AT #16121!

Advanced Measurement Systems is excited to partner with M1M Equipment and Autobody Flat Rack to exhibit our great products at SEMA 2017. Come visit us at Booth # 16121 or bring your customers to the booth to check out both Spectre™ and Eclipse™. You will be able to tap into more than 150 years of automotive experience first-hand. Interact with the equipment as we will have two frame machines, both AMS measuring systems, and a new optional front-end alignment system available to check out right in the booth! 

 

Spectre™ is the latest innovation from Advanced Measurement Systems, and is a cordless, single laser, Bluetooth enabled measuring system that offers an extended 40 ft. range all while actually verifying measurement accuracy anywhere, anytime!  Spectre™ features a compact, user-friendly design with a bright, easy to read screen and intuitive 3D Software.  Produce digital reports for all parties in minutes. True Angle dual axis tilt sensor and continuous level compensation... Read More

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