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Database Enhancement Gateway Recognizes Spanesi Americas for Gold Sponsorship.

Database Enhancement Gateway Recognizes Spanesi Americas for Gold Sponsorship.   For Immediate Release Colorado Springs, Colorado 6/13/2018- Database Enhancement Gateway (DEG) introduces new Gold sponsor Spanesi Americas to the 2018 line up. “We are excited to have a top tier equipment supplier providing measuring, anchoring, and refinishing equipment solutions as a supporter of the DEG. SpanesiÒ is a true 360o solution by not only providing collision repair equipment, but by also recognizing the value in supporting a resource available to our industry that provides such positive impact on the damage documentation process,” Shared Danny Gredinberg, DEG Administrator. DEG users have the ability to help fix omitted and inaccurate information found in the estimating programs through inquiries. The database can also be utilized to verify and document necessary operations that have been addressed by other users, and confirmed by the information provider. Gredinberg added, “As vehicles evolve with new materials and technology, so must the tools and…

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Database Enhancement Gateway Recognizes industry leader PPG for continued support and sponsorship

For Immediate Release For Additional Information Contact:   Danny Gredinberg   admin@degweb.org (302) 423-0207   Database Enhancement Gateway Recognizes industry leader PPG for continued support and sponsorship Colorado Springs, Colorado, April, 24th 2018 – The Database Enhance Gateway (DEG) recognizes industry partner PPG as the longest-standing platinum sponsor of the online industry resource for five years and counting. The ongoing financial contributions from PPG, and continued support extended to the DEG team help to allow all industry professionals with access to utilize the free service. The DEG accepts submissions from estimating system end-users, who have questions about potential errors, omissions and inaccuracies found within collision industry estimating programs. This service is especially helpful to users seeking a resolution to address labor times, missing parts information and clarification to estimating programs. DEG works directly with representatives of the information providers to address the inquiry and resolve issues in a timely fashion….

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Non-Reusable Parts

The DEG addresses the issue of Non-reusable parts. A non-reusable part is an item on the vehicle that the OEM recommends replacing after it has been removed during the repair process. Some of these non-reusable parts are listed in the estimating database as a footnote but many are not and are only found in the vehicle repair manuals. If you search the DEG database you will find several inquiries that we have submitted to the information providers, asking if they will add a footnote to the database that addresses a non-reusable item. Typically, once the information provider receives the inquiry they confirm with the OEM that the part is a non-reusable item and they will add a footnote to the estimating system. The vapor barrier on a door and rear bumper step pads are two examples of non-reusable parts, but there are also several safety items that the OEM recommends…