Technical Committee

The following documents and reports were either produced by the CIC Technical 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.

Technical Presentations

2024-1TechnicalTaskforce Technical tips and hands-on highlights – Start off with your hands-on live demonstration of new technical tips that can help all collision repair shops reduce costs and increase productivity and efficiency. 

2020-1-Technical Kool Tools of SEMA 2019

2019-11-Technical Destructive Weld Testing

2019-7-Technical Tool Presentation

2019-4-Technical Nitrogen Welding – Step by Step process and some Recommendations

2019-1-Technical Kool Tools Presentation: Kool Tools found during SEMA that could impact the industry

2018-10-Technical Collision Repair Industry: A Technical Retrospective

2018-8-Technical “The Most Forgotten Word in the Collision Industry”

2018-4-Technical Video Presentation – Plastic Repair: “The Good, The Bad, The Ugly”

2018-1-Technical Kool Tools at SEMA

2017-10-Technical Why OEM Data for Vehicle Repair

2017-7-Technical “Test your knowledge on Aluminum”

2017-4-Technical “The Skinny on Scanning” – Scan Tools, Diagnostics and other Technical Questions

2016-11 Technical Everything you DIDN’T know about Dedicated Bench Setup

2016-8 Technical Frame Setup on today’s vehicles – It isn’t like it used to be

2016-1-Technical Kool Tools from SEMA

2015-4-Technical BMW Repair Processes Update (Quarter Panel Installation)

2014-7-Technical Aluminum Repair Processes

2014-4-Technical Repair Challenges – Yesterday / Today / Tomorrow

2014-1-Technical How do you repair today’s vehicles with yesterday’s equipment?

2013-7-Technical Glass in Today’s Vehicles

2013-4-Technical Advanced Vehicle Technologies

2013-1-Technical Friction Costs when Replacing a Full Frame

2012-11-Technical Friction Costs – Costs, both implied and direct, associated with a transaction. Such costs include time, effort, money, and associated tax effects of gathering information and making a transaction.

2012-4-Technical How government regulations will affect your body shop business?

Archived Presentations


Committee Members

Toby Chess (Co-Chair),, (310) 995-7909

Kye Yeung (Co-Chair),, (714) 270-7611


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