Education

ST. PAUL, Minn., (August 9, 2018)– 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, along with the Collision Repair Education Foundation, is putting its effort to provide collision repair education opportunities for military members into high gear this year, launching the 3M Hire Our Heroes 500 at Las Vegas...
Hoffman Estates, IL -- Following a nearly five-year comprehensive process of gathering and applying industry insights and feedback about its education and recognition programs, I-CAR® today announced a variety of groundbreaking enhancements designed to better serve the rapidly evolving needs of...
CHICAGO – Hundreds of companies and thousands of attendees in the collision repair industry are about to come together for the third NACE Automechanika, a major U.S. trade show for automotive service and collision repair shops and manufacturers. The show takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, from August...
Grapevine, TX – Aug. 7, 2018 – National Pronto Association has awarded eight Auto Service Center scholarships, according to Bill Maggs, president and CEO of National Pronto Association. The following students will receive scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year: Mariana Armstrong of Gainesville...
ST. PAUL, MN (August 6, 2018) – An improper weld can create long-term issues with an automotive repair, resulting in come-backs and additional repairs.  The technical experts at 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division have addressed the top issues in typical welding applications and offer key tips for...
San Antonio, TX — The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance is excited to announce 25 student winners across North America for the Alliance Scholarship program.  Each scholarship is valued at $1,000.  These scholarship opportunities were open to all Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper employees and their...
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (Aug. 1, 2018) -- The Education Program at the exclusive 2018 SEMA Show, scheduled for Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Las Vegas, Nev., will offer Showgoers more than 100 seminars focused on helping auto-related business professionals sell more products and be more productive. Most sessions...
Andy Bergstrom
San Antonio, TX — The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance is proud to announce Tory Boerema of Auto-Wares Group of Companies in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Andy Bergstrom of The Merrill Company in Omaha, Nebraska as the 2018-2019 Leadership 2.0 scholarship award winners. Each year the Alliance awards...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (July 31, 2018) – The Collision Repair Education Foundation announced the fall schedule of career fairs for transportation students. The Collision Repair Education Foundation has partnered with the TechForce Foundation on high school and college transportation career fair events...
STAUNTON, Virginia, July 30, 2018 – Awarded annually to honor the memory of the late founder of Federated Auto Parts, the Art Fisher Memorial Scholarships have been awarded to 13 exceptional students who are preparing for careers in the auto care industry. “It is with great pride that we announce...

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