News And Updates

In the Public Eye

Below you will find a chronological outline of online news articles, press releases, and periodical updates which illustrate the efforts of the DEG on behalf of the Collision Industry. New items are added as they are reported or appear in the press and we hope that you will regularly follow news and advancements made by the DEG.
01/23/2012 – ABRN                                 
DEG partners with

12/01/2011 – SCRS Website                 
SCRS Part Quality Complaint Form
12/01/2011 – Fender Bender               
IPs Get On Board With Raw Bumper Prep
11/30/2011 – Fender Bender                DEG Article in the December 2011 Fender Bender Magazine
10/01/2011 – DEG Website                    Motors updated Guide to Estimating and Recycled Guide
09/01/2011 – Fender Bender               Question and Answer with Fender Bender Magazine
06/23/2011 – ABRN                                 AkzoNobel Acoat supports DEG, March Taylor Memorial Fund
06/22/2011 – Fender Bender              AkzoNobel 20 Group invests in DEG and industry training
06/20/2011 – DEG Website                  The DEG is now on FaceBook. Click here to visit.
06/13/2011 – Hammer and Dolly    Building A Better Estimate
03/18/2011 – Fender Bender              Akzo Nobel Titanium Group Donates $3000 To The DEG
03/09/2011 – ABRN                           
    Database Enhancement Gateway Names New Administrator

12/03/2010 – BodyShop Busn           Get To Know The DEG
06/24/2010 – ABRN                             
  DEG Surpasses 2500 Inquiries
02/08/2010 – ABRN                                Putting the DEG to work for your shop
02/02/2010 – Auto Body News        DEG Offers Documentation on Condition of OEM Bumper Covers

09/15/2009 – Collision Week                   DEG Surpasses 1600 Inquiries
03/24/2009 – BodyShop Business       DEG Selects New Administrator


11/06/2008 – ABRN:                          Tips Outlined for Submitting Inquiries to IPs
11/01/2008 – ABRN:                         
DEG Forcasts 1000 Inquiries in First Year
10/22/2008 – ABRN:                          Database Update From CARSTAR National Conference 
09/01/2008 – AutoInc:                        
Tips For Creating a Solid Inquiry Through the DEG
07/09/2008 – ABRN:                         
DuPont is Newest DEG Platinum Sponsor
07/08/2008 – Collision Week:            
DuPont Becomes Newest Sponsor of the DEG 

06/23/2008 – ABRN:                    DEG Processes 500 Inquiries in First Six Months
06/22/2008 – Collision Week:          Database Enhancement Gateway Passes 500 Inquiry Milestone
03/17/2008 – BodyShop Business:    Database Enhancement Gateway Going Strong After Three Months
02/12/2008 – Collision Week:             
AASP/NJ Announces Sponsorship of Database Enhancement Gateway
02/07/2008 – Collision Week:          WMABA Joins List of Database Enhancement Gateway Supporters
01/28/2008 – ABRN:                    
ABRA Becomes Platinum Sponsor of the DEG
01/27/2008 – Collision Week:          ABRA Becomes Second Platinum Sponsor of the DEG
01/21/2008 – ABRN:                    CARSTAR Named DEG’s First Platinum Sponsor
01/16/2008 – BodyShop Business:    DEG Announces 2008 Sponsors
01/16/2008 – Collision Week:          
CARSTAR Steps Up as DEG’s First Major Sponsor
12/10/2007 – ABRN:                       DEG Contracts with Full-Time Administrator
12/04/2007 – ABRN:                       DEG Launches Interactive Web Site
12/03/2007 – Collision Week:            
DEG Launches Estimating Database Inquiry Web Site
10/15/2007 – Collision Week:            
ASA Collision Division Operations Committee Holds Fall Meeting
09/20/2007 – Collision Week:             Database Enhancement Gateway: Questions and Answers
08/22/2007 – Collision Week:             DEG Founding Associations Laud Mitchell for their Commitment to Project
07/26/2007 – Collision Week:            
Mitchell Commits to Cooperation with Database Enhancement Project
05/01/2007 – Collision Week:             CIC Continues focus on Estimating Practices, Database Issues
01/16/2007 – Collision Week:            
Three Associations join to Examine, Enhance Content of Estimating Systems
12/03/2007                                  DEG Announces the Launch of Interactive Website