Parts & Materials Committee

The following documents and reports were either produced by the CIC Parts & Materials Committee or are related to the work of this committee. Click on the appropriate title in order to read or download the document. If you wish to comment on any of these documents or reports, please email the chairman.

Parts & Materials Presentations

2021-7-PartsAndMaterials: 3D Printing in Automotive Parts: Panel Discussion where the committee will explore emerging trends with the  potential for impact on collision repair parts and material applications, have a presentation on the technology behind 3D printing, and die-less forming of manufacturer production and marketplace replacement parts. Also including discussion around substrate considerations, manufacturing applications, business model obstacles to overcome in a professional environment and potential and current applications
within the collision repair industry.

2021-4-Parts: Parts & Materials Trends and Issues on the Horizon: From increasing technology to supply chain disruptions, 3D printed solutions to VIN-specific parts, color sensitive LIDAR and material spec tolerances, there is one certainty – the topic of parts and materials has a great deal of relevance to businesses involved in collision repair.  Committee co-chairs will give a short update on the committee desire for future content, and ask for feedback from the body on areas of interest.

2020-7-Parts: Parts workflow panel discussion; Questionnaire Results – APU Solutions, Audatex,, CCC One, Mitchell and PartsTrader

Download: Part Types as Defined by Platforms Spreadsheet

2020-1-Parts: 2019 Year in Review/Update – Part Type Challenge, Two Working Group Presentations.

2020-1-CounterfeitParts: – The Threat of Counterfeit Auto Parts: Presented by IPRC & A2C2

2019-11-Parts: Panel Discussion highlighting the challenges and opportunities identified in the ongoing parts definitions discussions and the various perspectives within the industry.

2019-7-Parts: Panel Discussion that will help attendees better understand the relationships between vehicle manufacturers and parts manufacturers. Identified focal points are parts ideation, specifications, engineering and distribution.

2019-4-Parts: Parts Definitions: Objective – Participate in, and communicate part type discussions, descriptions and definitions the collision industry can adopt nationally.

2019-1-Parts: Future Plans and Discussion about OEM parts definitions

2018-8-Parts: Guest Association Presentation: 2018 Update by A2C2 – The Automotive Anti-Counterfeit Council

2018-4-Parts: 2018 CCC “Crash Course” Report Overview

2018-1-Parts: 2017 Activity Review, 2018 Speaker Plans

2017-7-Parts: Introducing “A2C2” – The Automotive Anti-Counterfeiting Council

2017-1-Parts: Survey Review / 2017 Initiatives

2016-8 Parts: I ordered an aftermarket part and they delivered OEM, now what do I do?

2016-4-Parts: Parts Procurement Update; Alt-OE Parts Classifications

2016-1-Parts: Electronic Parts Procurement Panel Discussion

2015-4-Parts: Electronic Parts Procurement & Matrix

2014-7-PaintMaterial: National IPR Coordination Center (Intellectual Property)

2014-4-Parts: (Technical Committee) Paint & Materials Wars, a blast from the past.

2014-1-Parts: Electronic Parts Procurement Working Group – Survey Findings

2013-7-Parts: Electronic Parts Procurement Survey Presentation

2013-4-Parts: Refinish Subcommittee – Paint & Materials Compensation

2013-1-Parts: Committee Work and Issues to Consider

2012-11-Parts: AHSS, Weld-Bonding, 2013; Dodge Dart Structure Presented by: Doug Craig, Chrysler – Service Engineering Collision Repair Manager

2012-7-Parts: PartsTrader Update

2012-4-Parts: Refinish Subcommittee – The Impact of the Current Methodology for Paint and Material Compensation

Committee Members

Ken Weiss, SSF Imported Auto Parts
Aaron Schulenburg, SCRS