Aftermarket Business

ACDelco will highlight its General Motors OE advantage and its Professional Service Center program when it returns to Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) this year.
Five automotive aftermarket parts distributors announced their plans to implement the Epicor Vision business management software in 2015.
MAM Software
Team Allied Distribution has successfully deployed MAM Software's Autopart software as its new business management system.
Jeff Stankard, Multi Parts Supply
Multi Parts Supply (MPS) named Jeffrey P. Stankard Vice President of Business Development. He joins MPS in its global headquarters in Jupiter, Fla.
Monroe Quick-Strut
For the tenth straight year, Tenneco will invest in additional production capacity and expanded application coverage for its line of premium Monroe® Quick-Strut® replacement strut assemblies.
These leaders recognize the industry really has never reached its potential because it has never really controlled the industry’s collective inventory. I think we can safely call this a movement of sorts with the intent to implement the latest
Automechanika Chicago
Automechanika Chicago, which is designed specifically for automotive collision repair and service shop owners, technicians, distributors, jobbers and more, will feature more than 120 training sessions over the three-day event April 24-26.
Dayco Products
Dayco Products LLC announced the hiring of Thomas Hart as a Senior Vice President of the Dayco Production System. Hart will lead Dayco’s enhancement of lean processes.
Sears Holdings Corp.
Sears Holdings Corp. will close more than 100 stores and auto centers and cut thousands of jobs in the U.S., according to Reuters and several Internet sites.
Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan’s latest study of North American Class 6-8 truck remanufactured powertrain and safety system components, analyzes engine and transmission control modules, anti-lock brake modules and electronic unit injectors and turbo actu

Special Reports

Auto technicians say that quality and brand are the two most important reasons they buy a particular aftermarket product, according to the 2014 Aftermarket Business World Technician Attitude Study.