State Farm Research
RCAR Member since 1995
Owner: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
Address: One State Farm Plaza, D-3
Bloomington
Illinois
Fax: Int + 1 309 763 3875
Telephone: Int + 1 309 766 1309
Email: steven.schmidt.bkr2@statefarm.com
Web Address: www.statefarm.com
Equipment & Main Activities:
  • State of the art collision repair facility
  • Audio visual recording capabilities
  • Structural body alignment and computerised measuring systems
  • Fabrication, repair and testing area
  • Computer estimatics evaluation area
  • Confidential evaluation center for advance model studies
Strategic Direction:
  • Work with automakers to understand current model repair and damage experience, then use this experience to optimise new model designs.
  • Analyse insurance claim data to determine loss characteristics according to make and model. Use this information to guide safety, damageability, repairability and theft prevention studies.
  • Support State Farm Actuary Department to develop the initial groupings for model changes.