People & Places

Jasper Engines & Transmissions has opened a branch office in Sacramento, California, to better serve the businesses in northeastern California and northwestern Nevada.  JASPER’s newest branch location is 1424 North Market Boulevard #70 in Sacramento. “This region of California and Nevada has...
LAS VEGAS (November 7, 2018) – At the 2018 SEMA Show, the National Auto Body Council held its annual meeting and board elections.  In addition to re-electing three board members whose terms were expiring, it also welcomed four new members to the National Auto Body Council Board. Attendees at the...
San Antonio, TX – The second round of winners has been drawn in the exclusive Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Orlando Experience Sweepstakes promotion running through the end of this month.   As in the round one drawing,  another (10) professional technicians have won a Grand Prize trip package for...
Bethesda, MD – Nov. 7, 2018 – University of the Aftermarket Foundation Chairman Bob Egan, MAAP, recognized National Pronto Association as a new gold lifetime trustee and Genuine Parts Company, MAM Software Group, Mevotech, The Schwartz Family, Women in Auto Care and the Automotive Aftermarket...
Continental names Allen Selzler as Sales Technical Training Specialist.
Allentown, PA November 7, 2018 – Continental, a leading global supplier of systems, components, and tires to automobile and truck manufacturers, and a trusted provider of OE-engineered aftermarket parts, has named Allen Selzler as Sales Technical Training Specialist for Continental Automotive's...
GRANDVIEW, MO (November 2018) -- Peterson Manufacturing is very pleased to report that as of November 1, 2018 the company became an approved lighting vendor for Vipar HD, the largest heavy-duty truck parts buying group in North America. With a distributor group of over 250 members across the United...
MONROVIA, CA - The Shop Owner’s Expo and its anticipated announcement attracted hundreds of shop owners, industry leaders, parts suppliers, trade associations and media to the Sheraton Fairplex in Pomona, California, on October 19-21. The event kicked off on Thursday evening with a special welcome...
BETHESDA, Md. – October 29, 2018 – The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA), a community of the Auto Care Association, last night announced the winners of its 2018 Industry Awards during the Opening General Session of its 71st Annual Business and Education Conference held in Las...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (October 30, 2018) – The annual Collision Repair Education Foundation industry fundraiser, co-hosted by the automotive refinish business unit of PPG raised $130,000 through the support of attendees and sponsors. Sponsors and participants enjoyed a day of golf at the Trophy Club...
NORTH CANTON, Ohio: Oct. 30, 2018 — The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; www.timken.com), a global leader in bearings and power transmission products, recognized its manufacturer’s sales representatives for their outstanding service this year with Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturers’ Representative...

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Parts & People is published monthly by Automotive Counseling and Publishing Company, Inc., a Colorado corporation, P.O. Box 18731 Denver, CO 80203, 303-765-4664. President-Lance Buchner. Founded by Lance Buchner and Dave Lucia.