MPI Notice: Contacting Adjuster and Adjusting Team

Automotive Trades Association ManitobaArchived, MPI Notices, News

June 30, 2017 NOTICE TO ALL REGISTERED ACCOUNT HOLDERS Re: Contacting Adjusters and Adjusting Teams As you know, Manitoba Public Insurance claims are typically handled by the Claims Processing Unit (CPU) or adjusting teams, depending on the type and complexity of the claim. Recently we have assigned some claims to individual adjusters, rather than an adjusting team, if a customer … Read More

MPI Notice: Paintless Dent Repair

Automotive Trades Association ManitobaArchived, MPI Notices, News

June 28, 2017 NOTICE TO ALL REGISTERED ACCOUNT HOLDERS Re: Paintless Dent Repair Estimate Process MPI’s approach to hail damage is changing. For all eligible hail damage claims estimated on or after June 30, 2017, MPI estimators will now create paintless dent repair (PDR) estimates. Previously, hail damage claims were estimated based on conventional repair methods and repair shops had … Read More

MPI Notice: Import Long Expansion File

Automotive Trades Association ManitobaArchived, MPI Notices, News

Long Expansion ImportJune 21, 2017 NOTICE TO ALL REPAIRCENTER USERS Re: Action Required – Updates to Long Expansion and Estimating Standards Action Required – Long Expansion Update The Mitchell Estimating long expansion file is being updated to ensure that estimate line items better reflect current estimating needs and existing standards. You will receive an email tomorrow with the long expansion … Read More

Great Read! “Managing Mixed Materials and Modern Vehicles”

Automotive Trades Association ManitobaArchived, News

Bartanen, Jason “Managing mixed materials and modern vehicles” SearchAutoParts.com January 1, 2017 We’ve seen more change in vehicle structures technologies over the past 10 years than we had ever seen before. The growth of Advanced High Strength Steel (AHSS), the number of aluminum-intensive vehicles and the expanded use of carbon fiber and other composites are significant factors in how we … Read More