Welding students increased by 60 percent.
The Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) announced it achieved double-digit growth percentage growth in shops and technicians trained last year. rolled out new products and services, and forged new industry partnerships, all in an effort to better serve the collision repair inter-industry.
The not-for-profit organization saw its total numbers of Gold Class recognized repair facilities rise to 4,277, a 16.5 percent increase over 2015. The total number of Gold Class facilities and those on the Road to Gold increased 22.7 percent over the previous year, and I-CAR trained 70,706 students in total,