People & Places

Angela Golden, Head of Marketing
Troy, Mich. (June, 2018)– Dayco Products, LLC has announced the appointment of Angela Golden as the new head of marketing. Golden will lead all automotive and industrial aftermarket marketing efforts in the United States.Angela GoldenGolden joins Dayco from NGK Spark Plugs, where she was...
PITTSBURGH, June 12, 2018 – PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced the appointment of Rebecca Liebert as senior vice president, automotive coatings, effective June 25. Liebert, who will report to PPG chairman and CEO, Michael McGarry, will also oversee the Latin America region and will join the company’s...
Memorial Donations Made in Lee’s Honor Will Support Industry Education
Bethesda, MD – June 11, 2018 – The University of the Aftermarket Foundation board of trustees is mourning the loss of its former chairman Tim Lee, who passed away on June 3 at the age of 68, and has pledged that donations made in his memory will be used to advance industry education. “Tim Lee had a...
Jasper Engines & Transmissions has opened a branch office in Jacksonville, Florida, to better serve the businesses in all of northeastern Florida, and southeastern Georgia. JASPER’s newest branch location is 7037 Commonwealth Avenue #8 in Jacksonville.     “This region of northeastern Florida,...
Left to Right: Certified Service Center Owners - Andy Massoll, Farmington Garage, Auto Wares customer; John Gustafson, Gustafson Brothers, Warren Distributing; Kameron Butcher, Lynn Wood Service Centers, ASAP
Phoenix, AZ — The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance concluded its annual Summer Shareholder Meeting and last Wednesday, June 6, in Phoenix, Arizona. The four-day event included committee and board meetings, panel discussions, round table breakouts and a channel partner mixer along with receptions and...
June 8, 2018, Auburn Hills, Mich. – The FCA US LLC Mopar Parts Distribution Center (PDC) in Romulus, Michigan, has been honored with the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold award for achieving excellence in green building standards. Administered by the United...
Richard Sullivan, NTK Technologies Senior Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer.
Wixom, MI – NTK Technologies, Inc. is excited to announce Richard Sullivan as senior vice president and chief administration officer. Sullivan joins NTK Technologies from Wells Vehicle Electronics, where he held a similar role as executive vice president. Both companies are subsidiaries of NGK...
BROWNSVILLE, TX., June 7, 2018 – TRICO® Group recently received the Certificate of Excellence Silver Supplier Award from General Motors (GM), in recognition of TRICO® Products. The award comes from the GM Customer Care and Aftersales division, recognizing TRICO for outstanding 2017 on-time shipping...
 Randy Spangler is 2018 AAM W.O.W. Award Winner
June 5, 2018 (JOHNSON CITY, Tenn.) — The AAM Group™, the largest program distribution group in the SEMA marketplace, has named PACE™ Test Manager Randy Spangler as the organization’s 2018 Employee of the Year and recipient of the W.O.W. Award. In the past year Spangler was instrumental in...
Jim Nelson is vice president of GFS' new aftermarket business unit.
Osseo, Wis. – Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) has developed a new business unit that will better align departments to support the growing needs of GFS customers for aftermarket service and support of their equipment. GFS' field services, parts and filters sales, preventative maintenance and...

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