Northeastern Association News

Tuesday, 24 December 2019 20:49

AASP/NJ Warns Collision Shops of Insurers' Claims on Proposed Legislation

Written by Alexis Wilson

The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) is speaking out against the claims certain insurers have made about proposed legislation that intends to protect collision shops and consumers in a court of law when battling unfair insurance practices.

AASP/NJ leaders recently received a tour of the Bloomfield, NJ, campus of the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) as the association seeks to partner with the school to help graduates obtain employment with member shops as part of its continued focus on promoting automotive and collision repair industry careers to young people.

Monday, 02 December 2019 21:18

NORTHEAST 2020 Pre-Registration Opens

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On Dec. 2, AASP/NJ announced that pre-registration for NORTHEAST 2020 is now available online.

On Saturday, Nov. 9, ARA-NJ hosted its 2019 membership meeting, beginning with a yard tour at Ace Auto Wreckers before moving the meeting to the VFW in East Brunswick, NJ.

Monday, 02 December 2019 16:23

AASP/NJ Sponsors CREF’s NJ Career Fair

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On Nov. 21, the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) organized the New Jersey Area High School/College Transportation Career Fair at the Mercedes Benz Learning and Performance Center in Robbinsville, NJ.

On Oct. 12, ASA-PA hosted its 2019 Super Saturday training extravaganza at the Automotive Training Center in Warminster, PA.

On Tuesday, Oct. 15, the Long Island Autobody Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA) held its October General Meeting at Eagle Chevrolet in Riverhead, NY.

On Sept. 28, AASP/MA hosted its Annual Fall Meeting at Supercharged Entertainment in Wrentham, MA.

AASP/NJ held its Annual Meeting on Oct. 17 at Gran Centurions in Clark, NJ, featuring keynote speaker Danny Gredinberg of the Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) who provided an overview on the purpose of the DEG and how it improves database accuracy through facilitating the submission and tracking of database inquiries to the three major estimating system providers.

The Auto Body Association of Connecticut (ABAC) returned from summer break on Sept. 26 when nearly 100 attendees gathered at the USS Chowder Pot IV in Hartford, CT, where they received updates on the association, learned about future plans, and enjoyed a presentation on “Creating a Non-Negotiable Final Bill,” delivered by Scott Simmons of CollisionAdvice.

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