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"The Iowa Collision Repair Association is committed to the future of the collision repair industry: to provide the leadership needed; raise the professional image of the individual and the industry; and develop new leaders to carry forward. Our goal is to educate, inform, and represent the Collision Repair Professional in all aspects of the industry."

ICRA Board Working Hard For The Future

L-R Jim Thompson, Bob Mickey Collision Center, Past Chairman, Christy Jones, RJones Collision 1, Secretary, Dick Merron, Iowa Auto Rebuilders, President, Steve Waln, Waln Repair, Director, Joel Armile, Wheeler’s. Director, Mike Gardner, Director July 18th, the ICRA Board of Directors met in Fairfax, Iowa at Waln Repair. ICRA President, Dick Merron, is going to be…Continue Reading

Midwest Auto Body Trade Show A Success

About 400 people attended the 5th Annual Midwest Autobody Trade Show, February 19 at the Sheraton West Des Moines.      Attendees    from Kansas City to Missouri   participated in this year’s show that focused on  the  ‘new’ future of collision repair.       65 Vendors showcased their wares with product demonstrations, door prizes and more.         A first, this year,…Continue Reading

Midwest Auto Body Trade Show THURSDAY February 19

  Excitement Builds In Des Moines For the 5th Annual Midwest Auto Body Trade Show Don’t Miss This Collision Industry Event –  You will Get Information Here You Will Not Get Any Place Else!! 8:30-11:30  I-CAR NEW 15  Vehicle Technology and Trends 12:00 – 2:00  “There Is No Free Lunch” Senator Brad Zaun – ICRA…Continue Reading

Press Release

“Are You Prepared For The Future”    “Are You Ready For Aluminum Repair” “Are You Prepared ” is the question everyone in the collision industry is asking themselves this year.    The 5th Annual Midwest Auto Body Trade Show is offering training and insight to lead all segments of the collision industry to a more informed and…Continue Reading

ICRA 2015 Membership Open

Memo:  From ICRA   Board of Directors  Dear Fellow Body Shop Owners and Managers, If, in your life as an industry member, there was ever a time to belong to an association, it is now.  As a member of the ICRA, you will have a voice in shaping our industry’s future as it changes almost instantly. …Continue Reading

ICRA General Dinner Meeting – Iowa City -Thursday – Please Sign Up Today

 October 23 – ICRA Fall Meeting Dinner 6:30-8:00  Guest Speaker – Allison Fry, Eaves Law Firm Jackson, Mississsippi o Industry Updates Parts Trader, Aluminum and More * ICRA Elections Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center 319-391-5049 1220 1st Avenue | Coralville, IA 52241 $94.00 Sign Up for ICRA Fall Dinner Only Shop__________________________email:____________________________ City_________________________Phone…Continue Reading

ICRA Meeting Week October 20-23

Iowa  Collision Repair Association  Meets The Industry October 20-23 Legislative Update Iowa Short Pay Documentation  for  Senator  Zaun Aluminum- New Technology  – Are We Prepared   October 20  – Spencer, Iowa   Dinner  6:30-8:00 Auto Refinish Solutions, 501 37th Ave. W. Spencer, IA Meal provided Please RSVP to Terry Hammer  515-341-1547   October 21  – Sioux…Continue Reading

Training Near You!

Click HERE to download a list of the I-CAR Training classes to be held at a location near you! Register now with one of three easy ways!Continue Reading

Aluminum repair, legislative efforts and PartsTrader take center stage at ICRA event

  From l., ICRA Executive Director Janet Chaney moderated a panel consisting of Joe Arnold, Allison P. Fry, Mike Merrifield, Joel Armile, Jeremy Heidemann, and Pete Tagliapietra that discussed PartsTrader’s impact on the collision repair business. Denny Posekany (c.), sales representative for Arnold Motor Supply and the Iowa state chairman for I-CAR, is presented with…Continue Reading

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Iowa Collision Repair Association
114 NW 5th St, Ste 201
Ankeny, IA 50023-1742