WCRP Membership Benefits and Programs

Wisconsin Collision Repair Professionals Inc.

Body Shop Advocate
WCRP and its members has been very fortunate to have a member shop (Quality Paint & Body) put out this awesome monthly publication that is filled with tips, articles, procedures, the spotlight of a shop, supporting our sponsors, and much more!

CARS Cooperative Partnership
CARS Savings4Members Program:  WCRP has established an alliance with Collision Automotive Repair Services, Inc. (CARS) to bring you great new benefits through this program in the form of CASH BACK REWARDS, DISCOUNTS, and CARS PRICING for materials and supplies that you may already be using or elect to use.
Website: https://cars.savings4members.com/programs/views/green/super.html

Society of Collision Repair Specialists Affiliation
WCRP is an affiliate of SCRS (Society of Collision Repair Specialists) and as such WCRP members are eligible for SCRS member benefits. SCRS continues to bring WCRP and our members a wealth of information. To participate in Health Care and Retirement services, you must be an individual member.
Visit SCRS at: www.scrs.com

Business Insurance Program
WCRP members may be eligible to SAVE up to 4% on business insurance through Auto-Owners Insurance Group Discount Program.  Auto-Owners offers a complete line of products and prompt, friendly claim service.  You may be eligible for several additional discounts depending upon your individual circumstances.  Contact your local independent agent for a quote.

Legislative & Industry Issues
WCRP’s Legislative Committee continually addresses the concerns of our members.  Past successes:  passage of Vehicle Information Label legislation (it’s now legal to remove/replace an information label that contains a VIN); Consumer Choice legislation gives consumers the legal right to choose the collision repair shop of their choice.  This committee and our Lobbyist continue to provide input to our legislators to create a better shop environment to our members.

KPA - Environmental Compliance
KPA, an environmental compliance solutions company, offers free Environmental Compliance Body Shop Risk Assessment and a 10% discount for all new KPA products and services purchased by WCRP members. Contact the following KPA representatives:

Francis Nwolisa if interested in purchasing KPA products/services at 512.919.2188 or fnwolisa@kpaonline.com
Nick Hardesty for OSHA & Audit questions.  (O) 303.802.3090 (C) 262.510.7620 or nhardesty@kpa.io

Complete Office of Wisconsin
Complete Office of Wisconsin is a distributor of business products (office, furniture, janitorial and breakroom supplies) in the state of Wisconsin with over 180 local employees. As a WCRP member, you will have the ability to shop for more than 50,000 items from their website at discounts up to 80% off current manufacturer suggested prices after enrollment.  Contact Roberta Cain at rcain@cowiweb.com or 920.889.2094 for more information.  www.cowiweb.com

Office Depot/Office Max Discount Program:
This program is being phased out through March 2023.  Members can save up to 75% on best value items purchased at Office Depot (online).

Credit Card Processing
WCRP is partnering with Media Payments Group and Verifone for our organizations credit card processing needs.  They are providing processing services to our members and the organization at great prices and exceptional customer service.  Below is the contact information for these services.

Brent Borden
713-204-5475
Brent@MediaPaymentsGroup.com

Scholarships
The WACTAL Foundation, Inc. funds scholarships to student(s) pursuing a career in collision repair. Eligible applicants must attend a NATEF-Certified Wisconsin Technical College. In addition to the monetary award, recipients receive a tool set valued at more than $4,000 from Snap-on Corporation headquartered in Kenosha, Wisconsin. To date, the WACTAL Foundation, Inc. has awarded more than $45,000 in scholarship awards.

Membership Sign
Members are entitled to a membership sign at no charge. Signs are on loan to the member and may be used & displayed as long as the business remains a member in good standing.

Educational Seminars
Members are eligible for discounted and free registration fees to WCRP sponsored conferences and seminars.  We are fortunate to have sponsors with trainings, seminars, and programs to offer our members.

Elite Body Shop Solutions – Upcoming Events | Elite Body Shop Solutions
BASF - https://refinish.basf.us/training/
3M -  https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/learning-marketplace/automotive-academy/collision-repair/

Member Resources Online
Our website is a wealth of resources for our members – from links to shop calculators for labor rates, articles, career information, and career/consumer whiteboard presentations.

All Things Labor - Wisconsin Collision Repair Professionals Inc (wcrp.pro)
Career Info - Wisconsin Collision Repair Professionals Inc (wcrp.pro)
Insurance Short Pay - Wisconsin Collision Repair Professionals Inc wcrp.pro)

Web Design / Hosting
Fox Valley Web Design LLC offers $150 Off website design services to WCRP members and may choose from several options based on their individual needs. Contact Fox Valley Web Design at (920) 434-9772. Visit their web site at www.fvwd.com

Wisconsin Collision Repair Professionals, Inc. · W2548 Violet Lane, P O Box 841, Merrill, WI 54452
(262) 542-7707 * · wcrpinfo@gmail.com · Wisconsin Collision Repair Professionals Inc
December 2022