New Chief Blog Highlights Latest Collision Repair Practices and Products

"Collisionology" provides a place for industry professionals to learn and interact

May 26, 2015, 12:21 ET from Chief Automotive Technologies

MADISON, Ind., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Collision repair professionals can learn about the latest industry news, techniques and equipment by following Chief Automotive Technologies' new "Collisionology" blog. Launched in April at, "Collisionology" provides readers with insights to help them succeed in the evolving vehicle repair industry.

"Automakers are rapidly changing the way vehicles are designed and built," says David Fischmer, marketing director for Chief parent company Vehicle Service Group (VSG). "And the more we can help educate technicians, estimators, shop owners and others in the industry about today's essential practices and products, the more confident they will be. The Chief team has a vast amount of collision repair knowledge, and the 'Collisionology' blog provides the perfect outlet for us to share it with our customers."

"Collisionology" will be updated multiple times each week. Readers can subscribe and receive email notifications when new entries are posted, or browse previous posts by topic. Topics covered so far include cycle time improvements, aluminum welding and frame rack selection.

For additional, in-depth reading, each entry includes a downloadable guide with information related to the entry's topic. Readers can comment on each entry, or share the post on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.

"'Collisionology' is not just a resource for news," says Fischmer. "It is also a tool for collision repair industry members to interact with Chief and each other."

Check out the blog and subscribe at To learn more about the full line of Chief collision repair equipment, contact your local Chief distributor, visit or call (800) 445-9262. Chief is active on Twitter, and Facebook, For video, visit our Vimeo channel,

About Chief Automotive Technologies

Chief Automotive Technologies, a Vehicle Service Group (VSG) brand, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-quality collision repair products and services. The Chief product line includes frame-pulling equipment, vehicle-anchoring systems, measuring systems, vehicle frame specifications and fusion equipment including welders, rivet guns and fume extractors. Chief is also a leading provider of comprehensive training on structural analysis, measuring, collision dynamics, aluminum repair, and design based repair.

VSG comprises nine global collision repair and vehicle lifting brands: Chief Automotive Technologies, Elektron, Rotary Lift®, Forward® Lift, Direct-Lift®, Hanmecson®, Revolution® Lift, Blitz® and nogra®. Based in Madison, Ind., VSG has operations worldwide, including ISO 9001-certified manufacturing facilities on three continents.

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