Detroit, Michigan -- June 20, 2104 -- NACE is just a few short weeks away, and many of the OEMs have shown commitment to NACE by providing a wide variety of training over the course of the event. NACE takes place July 30 to August 2 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Mich.
Registrations through Collision Repair magazine include a discount on your Conference or Expo pass, and be sure to join us for the special Canada Night event, held on the show floor. Please click here to register.
Collision repair classes by OEM representatives include:
- Ford's 2015 F-150 Aluminum Repair Information and Fordâ€™s National Body Shop Program. The speakers, all from Ford Motor Co., include Gerry Bonanni, senior engineer for paint and body repair; Larry Coan, damageability product concern engineer; and Melissa Lester, marketing manager, collision
- ACDelco and Rick Burgard, western region supervisor present 2014 New Vehicle Technology, Part 1 & Part 2
- Audi-Authorized Aluminum Program, presented by Mark Allen, Audiâ€™s Collision Programs and Workshop Equipment specialist
The following will also present classes on aluminum repair:
- ProSpot International Inc., will present: Plastic Welding & Bumper Repair by ProSpot, presented by Steve Clark, applications engineer, and Aluminum Welding & Repair by ProSpot by Bob Pluth, product support manager
- Car-O-Liner and Oliver Woelfel present Car-O-Liner Structural Repair â€“ Difference Between Aluminum and Steel. Car-O-Liner also sponsors the Collision Repair Executive Symposium (CRES), formerly â€œMSO Symposium,â€ Friday, Aug. 1, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
The 3M Company, will present a class on 3M Rivet Bonding and Weld Bonding Becoming Mainstream â€“ Are You Ready? Speakers will be Jason J. Scharton, 3Mâ€™s business development manager, OEM/collision repair; and Caroline E. Morel, technical service engineer. 3M will also offer 3M Aluminum Repair: Separating the Facts from the Myths, speakers will be Shawn Collins and Branden Loesch, both 3M senior technical service engineers.