To provide independently researched collision repair methodologies to the North American market

Mitchell International has inked a partnership with Thatcham (Motor Insurance Repair Research Centre), an authority in collision repair research for European and Asian nameplates.

As per the agreement, Thatcham’s fully researched, proprietary repair methodologies will be offered in the North American collision repair market, making the Mitchell Information Center a source of collision repair know-how.

Thatcham’s online solution, ThatchamNet, works in concert and complements Mitchell Information Center’s OEM repair data, to provide technicians with the critical collision repair information.

Thatcham’s collision experts’ methodology includes tearing down the latest vehicles in their UK-based technical research center, to completely understand vehicle construction and devise repair techniques. Thatcham’s research team works closely with both vehicle manufacturers to design in reparability and the collision repair industry to enable shops to repair vehicles.

Mitchell International is a provider of information, workflow and performance management solutions to the Property & Casualty claims and Collision Repair industries.