People & Places

GERMANTOWN, Tenn., November 19, 2018 – The Automotive Distribution Network has continued its annual donation to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF). Annual contributions, like these from The Network, are vital to the AACF.  The foundation helps put food on the table and provides...
PPG receives the 2018 Diamond Award from Uni-Select. The prestigious award recognizes dependable, detail-oriented supplier support. From left: Pascal Leduc, director, Uni-Select; Miguel Angers, vice president, Uni-Select; Tom Maziarz, general manager, PPG; Greg DeCamp, zone director, PPG; Norm Angrove, director, PPG; Steve Zweig, director distribution, PPG; Michel Charbonneau, vice president, Uni-Select; Brent Windom, president and chief operating officer, Uni-Select.
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio - November 20, 2018PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that it is the recipient of Uni-Select’s 2018 Diamond Award, which is given to the supplier that has provided the most dependable and detail-oriented support to Uni-Select customers. PPG, which supplies automotive refinish...
(L to R) Jens Schueler, Import Vehicle Community Chairman, presents the 2018 Best Performance Product Award to Monika LaPrete, Marketing Communications Director - CRP Industries, Alex Ragucci, CRP Automotive Product Manager, and Abe Garweg, CRP Automotive VP of Innovation.
Cranbury, NJ… CRP Automotive (crpautomotive.com), a leading source of OE-quality replacement and service parts, received the Best Performance Product Award from the Import Vehicle Community at their annual Import Products and Marketing Awards ceremony during the 2018 Automotive Aftermarket Products...
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes joined CIECA as a new Corporate Member. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, the company manufactures and distributes a complete line of advanced technology paint and coating systems for the automotive refinishing industry. “We are thrilled to join CIECA and its efforts to...
Jacksonville, FL – Nov. 13, 2018 – While speaking before the most recent Collision Industry Conference held in Las Vegas, NV announcing the official launch of his new book, YesterWreck: The History of the Collision Repair Industry In America, industry veteran and author Gary Ledoux stopped to call...
Airtex-ASC has named Micah Miller its new director, supply chain, sales and operation planning.
NORTH CANTON, Ohio – Nov. 13, 2018 – Airtex-ASC has named Micah Miller its new director, supply chain, sales and operation planning. “Micah brings a wealth of supply chain knowledge to the Airtex-ASC team with 18-plus years of experience and a strong background in sales and operations planning,”...
Toronto, ON [November 13, 2018] – Mevotech LP is proud to announce their appointment as a Lifetime Trustee of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation. This appointment reflects Mevotech’s commitment to the next-generation of aftermarket leaders.  The honour was presented to Mevotech CEO, Ezer...
BETHESDA, Md. – November 9, 2018 – During the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 in Las Vegas, Auto Care Association member Centric Parts was presented with the U.S. Commercial Service's Export Achievement Certificate for their accomplishments in the Central and South...
Custom Automotive Network, formerly known as Performance Warehouse Association, honored 2018 Pioneer Award recipients, Rick Kovalick and Trent Lowe, at CAN's General Membership Meeting on October 31st in Las Vegas. Plaques were presented by the 2017 Pioneer Award Winner, Ken Woomer of Competition...
Auburn Hills, MI, Nov. 9, 2018 – The Detroit Autorama is proud to announce that BASF is the new sponsor of the Detroit Autorama Great 8. The Great 8, which will now be known as the BASF Great 8, is comprised of the eight finalists chosen each year to compete for Detroit Autorama’s prestigious...

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