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Brake Parts Inc (BPI) has named Darwin Moen as vice president of sales, OE and OES, it was announced today by Paul Ferrandino, chief commercial officer.
Brake Parts Inc
It’s easier than ever to make sure every technician in a shop receives training on the proper use of vehicle lifts. Automotive Lift Institute (ALI), is now offering an annual subscription option for its popular Lifting It Right online lift safe
ALI
Mitchell 1 has announced that with the next release of TruckSeries, the truck repair software suite will be enhanced with the addition of the 1Search Plus advanced search engine and user interface.
Mitchell 1
Raybestos has added two new designs to its cabinet collection – the Raybestos large-sized product-filled cabinet and the Raybestos “Into the Future” collector’s edition medium-sized cabinet – both available while supplie
Raybestos
The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) recognized supplier partners with special awards during its annual combined member meeting held March 12-15 at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
The Group
The Midwest Auto Care Alliance Technicians of Tomorrow Educational Foundation (MWACA TTEF), a 501(c3) not-for-profit organization, presented four $1,000 scholarships to vo-tech and college students pursuing a career in the automotive service industry
MWACA Educational Foundation
Cortec’s patented VpCI papers come from certified production which guarantees sustaining our valuable resources such as forests.
Cortec
Energizer Holdings introduced new branding for industry-leading auto care appearance brands Eagle One and Lexol and launched a brand new essential-oils-based product line.
Issues surrounding the need for new technical and management talent and the challenges faced from a growing shortage of qualified technicians will be explored during an in-depth discussion at ASA’s Annual Business Meeting & Conference.
ASA
The ASE Training Managers Council (ATMC) will hold its annual conference on April 9-11, 2019, at the Hilton DFW Lakes in Grapevine, Texas.
ATMC

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The candidates vying for a seat on the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Board of Directors have been announced.
SEMA
KSI Auto Parts has contributed over $250,000 in financial and in-kind support for collision repair schools through the Collision Repair Education Foundation.
CREF
Detroit Autorama concluded with another exceptional BASF Great 8 and Ridler Award winner.
BASF
Roberlo is launching a new set of products in the abrasives range, with some new additions and improvements in several products that will satisfy the most demanding market needs.
Roberlo
AirPro Diagnostics is proud to announce that Subaru engineers have tested, certified and approved the AirPro scan tool for use by Subaru Certified Network participants.
AirPro Diagnostics
Nexsyis Collision and Overall Parts Solutions announce the release of an application integration providing secure two-way, real-time communication between Nexsyis and the OPSTrax parts procurement platform.
Nexsyis
CARSTAR, North America’s largest premier network of independently owned collision repair facilities, announced the opening of CARSTAR the Professionals Auto Body Works, located at 4720 Stratos Way, Modesto, CA 95356.
CARSTAR
The JOSAM Frame Press is designed to make heavy-duty frame straightening easier and more efficient.
JOSAM
Painters Supply & Equipment Co. (“PSE”) announced it has completed the acquisition of Automotive Paint & Equipment.
Painters supply
PPG today announced that it will continue its long-standing support of Team Penske by serving as a primary sponsor for multiple races throughout the 2019 season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the NASCAR Xfinity Series and the NTT IndyCar Se
Team Penske

Aftermarket Business

Overall customer satisfaction with original equipment tires affects tire brand loyalty, but also vehicle brand loyalty, according to the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Original Equipment Tire Customer Satisfaction Study, released today.
Automechanika Kuala Lumpur 2019 opens for its 11th edition in Malaysia. This leading automotive trade fair in the ASEAN region takes place today until 23 March.
New challenges to repair industry competition are quickly emerging as car companies seek to lock down access to on-board diagnostic systems in the name of “cybersecurity.”
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The Auto Care Association today announced registration is now open for its 2019 Paint, Body and Equipment Specialists (PBES) Conference.
PBES
John R. Washbish, president and CEO of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, graciously accepted Northwood University’s Outstanding Business Leader award at a ceremony in West Palm Beach, Fla., March 16.
John Washbish
JohnDow Industries is proud to re-introduce its Smart Wall Storage Solutions systems.
JohnDow
Adam Field, CEO of New York-based ARTA, a logistics platform for non-conveyable goods, spoke to us about some of the challenges in shipping these type of items.
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4 Wheel Parts (4WP), a global retail and installation leader in off-road parts and accessories, announced a new partnership with leading manufacturer Rough Country Suspension Systems.
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As OEM-installed and retrofitted Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) continue to gain popularity, the aftermarket is well-positioned to provide much-needed education and training.
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The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) announced the complete lineup of featured keynotes for the 2019 YANG Leadership Conference and is inviting conference attendees to join these speakers by participating it its "Five for Five" rapid-fi
YANG