SCRS combines Guide to Complete Repair Planning with

Aug. 22, 2011

Aug. 22, 2011 — The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) on Monday announced the combination of data in its Guide to Complete Repair Planning with the estimate scrubbing functionality of

The partnership allows repairers to upload a collision estimate file and “scrub” it against the Complete Repair Planning Guide. The guide can be used with any estimating system and is free for collision repairers.

"We view this collaborative project as the objective tool that can identify commonly missed estimating items needed for a complete repair blueprint, while providing common descriptions and procedures developed by collision repairers," said Steven Siessman, founder and president of, which produces

The website now hosts a new version of the SCRS guide, which was first release_notesd several months ago.

"Since releasing the original version of the Guide in April, we have fielded numerous and ongoing stories from collision repairers all over the country sharing the ways they've put the information to use,” said SCRS Chairman Aaron Clark. “This Guide was always envisioned as a ‘living document’ that would grow in both information and application, and this seems like a great logical next step to make it even more user-friendly.” keeps all repairer information confidential, and will not store it or distribute it to a third party.

The SCRS is made up of 6,000 collision repair businesses and 58,500 specialized industry professionals. For more information, go to

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