NTN, the parent company of BCA Bearings, reports it has hired Charles Harris as the director of automotive aftermarket sales and appointed Ed Magruder to the role of director of special market sales.
Distributors and suppliers who participated in the most recent Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Business and Education Conference, and accepted the AWDA Challenge, together contributed more than $92,000 to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation.
Winners of Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper’s Orlando Experience technician sweepstakes, which ran from Sept. 1-Nov. 30, 2018, are now enjoying a week in Central Florida.
In its early years, Perfect Equipment focused wholly on a single product — the wheel weight — for a single market — the U.S. Eighty years after its founding, the brand has grown into a diversified product line sold in 35 countries around the world.
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance has named Denso Products and Services Americas Inc. the winner of the 2019 Receiver’s Choice Award, presented at the Auto Care Association’s Automotive Content Professionals Network Knowledge Exchange Conference in Tampa, Fla.
Winhere Brake Parts Inc. has named aftermarket industry veteran Russ Barker its director of sales.
Arnie Fox and Steve Durning have partnered to form a new marketing services firm, Gain Aftermarket, which offers manufacturers, remanufacturers, WDs and retailers extra marketing talent on a contract basis without the high cost and commitment of hiring additional permanent staff.
Federated Auto Parts and Fisher Auto Parts have established a memorial fund to honor the late Francis “Frank” Berrodin, former chairman of Berrodin Parts Warehouse, who died on April 24, 2019, at the age of 92.
A record number of technicians – nearly 200,000 -- entered Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper’s Ultimate Outdoor Adventure sweepstakes, which officially ended April 30. The second and final drawing for the sweepstakes will take place May 16, 2019.
The nonprofit TechForce Foundation has named 10 automotive, diesel, motorcycle and collision repair technician students as winners of its 2019 FutureTechs Rock Awards, with the grand prize going to an Ohio student.
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