Aftermarket Business

Pronto
Robert Roos, the organization’s vice president of sales and marketing, has been named president effective immediately, it was announced today by Frank Garcia, chairman of the board, National Pronto Association.
pep boys
Pep Boys has opened new Service and Tire Centers in Astoria, NY; Lawndale and Rocklin, CA; and LaGrange, GA, as part of its continued expansion to meet the high demand for automotive service.
Parts Authority
Randy Buller, president and CEO of Parts Authority, announced today that industry veteran Bill Maggs has accepted the position of executive vice president, supply chain, effective November 1. 
searchautoparts
 IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced the acquisition of Novation Analytics, a specialist provider of software solutions, data analysis and advisory services to the automotive industry.
AAPEX
Daily winners with the fastest time will receive free AAPEX 2020 registration and housing for up to four nights.
Since returning to his home near Fort Bragg, N.C., retired Army Master Sgt. Brian Porter, Purple Heart Recipient has learned that being the recipient of the Nexen Hero Jeep Gladiator would make him a local celebrity and allow him to continue sharing
DEI
DEI, thermal specialists for the automotive aftermarket since 1995, now offers a new way to protect heat sensitive components and reduce underhood and interior heat with the introduction of Form-A-Barrier.
Continental
Continental has acquired the assets and business of CRP Industries’ Continental-related belt and belt kits program.
Dick Vitale, college basketball analyst for ABC Sports and ESPN, will serve as the keynote speaker at the 2019 VIPAR Heavy Duty IMPACT Conference on Thursday, October 24 in San Antonio, Texas.
AAPEX
Chris Gabrelcik, founder of Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret additives and oils, will present a TED style talk on Nano Technology and the Future of Lubrication on Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 12:00 – 12:20 p.

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