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Any corporation in our industry that wants to succeed today has to care passionately about its business and compassionately about its people, because businesses that fail to understand and act on this will probably fail.
WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has introduced 316 new parts so far in 2016, with more than half of the new numbers serving the light- and heavy-duty premium segments.
WIX Filters
All three awards will be presented Tuesday, Nov. 1 at a press conference at The Venetian during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas.
Women's Board
The Snap-on Software Upgrade 16.4 Interactive Application Guide (IAG) is now available for customers to view the magnitude of Snap-on software that is offered for the latest upgrade.
Adenna Inc., a worldwide supplier of high-quality, synthetic and rubber latex disposable gloves, is excited to announce the recent signing of an agreement with Matco Tools.
Ringbrothers and Prestone will unveil plans for the partnership, including a new project vehicle build for the brand, at the 2016 SEMA Show.
Additive improves poor engine performance and fuel economy from winter gas.
MAHLE Service Solutions will welcome automotive technicians Bogi Lateiner and Donny Seyfer to its AAPEX 2016 booth 2661 in Las Vegas for demonstrations of its TechPRO® diagnostic scan tool.
 The new parts extend MANN-FILTER’s coverage to reach more than 2.6 million new European vehicles.
The second annual Federated Charity Golf Tournament, held in conjunction with the Federated Auto Parts 400, will benefit the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation.
Federated Auto Parts


ABRN conducted an interview with Paul Goedhart, Global Director of Color Technology - Valspar Automotive, to learn more about this new advancement in color match technology.
2016 marks a milestone for Sherwin-Williams as America’s #1 paint company honors its 150th anniversary.
Mitchell has launched Mitchell Parts – a fully integrated parts procurement solution to be offered to all collision repair shops and their existing suppliers.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation will continue their efforts of bringing together industry businesses and local collision repair and automotive students this spring with their career fairs.
Collision Repair Education Foundation
CIECA has assembled an ad-hoc committee to consider the development of reporting standards specific to the collision repair industry.
Snap-on Incorporated announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Car-O-Liner.
The Garmat Sharp Shooter Contest deadline for entries has been extended until October 19, 2016.
BASF Automotive Refinish revs up to make a colorful splash at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
Chip Foose
Elephant Auto Insurance has achieved the Gold designation from I-CAR.
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BlueCat, a leading provider of DNS-based solutions, announced Oct. 20 that AutoZone has chosen its DNS, DHCP and IP Address Management (DDI) solutions to drive efficiencies and support growth.
Online comparison and ordering options for coordinating car services among repairers and potential customers is making the selection and purchasing process much more efficient for both parties involved in the transaction.
Find out why automotive professionals need to schedule re-training when they change roles.
Automile CEO Jens Nylander spoke to Aftermarket Business World about the San Francisco-based startup company and the telematics market.
Jens Nylander
Bruce Tartaglione, senior vice president of global sales and marketing will retire from Brake Parts Inc (BPI) as of Oct. 31, 2016.
Brake Parts Inc
With its most recent pledge to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation, the Automotive Distribution Network has reached the Gold Lifetime Trustee level of donors.
Automotive Distribution Network
Customers care most about quality when they need to purchase auto parts and pay for vehicle repairs.
Centric Parts announced the hiring of three aftermarket industry veterans to fill key positions as the company expands its sales and management team to meet rapidly growing demand.
Centric Parts
The increased use of telematics and connected vehicle technology will do more than improve safety and provide new information to repairers. Connectivity will affect operations up and down the supply chain in ways that aren’t quite clear yet.
Sales for the Automotive Group were up 1.5%, consisting of a 2.5% contribution from acquisitions and a currency tailwind of 0.5%, offset by a 1.5% core sales decrease. 
Genuine Parts Company


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