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Hoffman Estates, IL – July 27, 2012 – CCC Information Services Inc. has donated more than $450,000 in software subscriptions to secondary and post-secondary collision repair schools, bringing the company’s lifetime donation value through the Collision Repair Education Foundation to $1 million. The software donation from CCC will ease collision department budgets by providing students with the opportunity to gain access to the latest in collision repair technical information and better prepare students for a future within the collision industry. With today’s announcement, CCC becomes one of only three companies to reach this high level of support.
“CCC is proud to be a long-time partner and supporter of the Collision Repair Education Foundation,” said Joseph Allen, Group Vice President, Automotive Services Group, CCC Information Services. “Equipping auto repair students with the tools and information they need to learn and master the auto repair trade is our pleasure. Our industry looks for the best and brightest and we’re excited to play a small part in preparing the next class of repair professionals.”
Collision Repair Education Foundation Executive Director Clark Plucinski said, “Collision instructors and students benefit from having access to the most current technical repair information available. The fact that CCC has donated more than $1 million to repair education demonstrates their commitment to the future of the collision industry. It is only through this high level of support that secondary and post-secondary collision students across the country will have a brighter future and the technical education to be capable, efficient, and productive employees from day one when entering the industry. On behalf of Collision Repair Education Foundation, the Board of Trustees, and the schools across the country, I thank CCC for their continued support.”
For additional information about CCC Information Services, please visit www.cccis.com. Inter-industry organizations and individuals who are interested in supporting the Education Foundation and increasing the amount of assistance provided to collision schools and students should contact Education Foundation Associate Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at Brandon.Eckenrode@ed foundation.org.