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Grapevine, Texas and Staunton, Virginia – May 29, 2019 – The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) charity golf outing, held recently at the Disney Palm Golf Course in Orlando, Florida, raised over $300,000 for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign. “We are extremely pleased to...
GERMANTOWN, TENNESSEE, May 20, 2019 – Twenty-four winners traveled to New Orleans, Louisiana for an all expenses paid supercar car racing experience courtesy of Automotive Distribution Network's 2019 Repair America promotion. These winners were randomly drawn after having participated in a unique...
BASF was named a 2018 General Motors (GM) Supplier of the Year for the fourteenth time since 2002. The award is presented to suppliers who distinguish themselves by meeting performance metrics for quality, execution, innovation, and total enterprise cost. “We hold our suppliers to a high bar,” said...
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – May 21, 2019 – MAHLE has announced the official launch of its MAHLE Service Solutions Facebook page. The company will use this platform to provide automotive service professionals in the U.S. and Canada with technical content, product updates, photos and videos focused on...
ORLANDO, Fla. – After an exhilarating week exploring Central Florida and mingling with princesses, action heroes, wizards, dolphins, and others, more than 250 guests have returned home from the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Orlando Experience sweepstakes.   “We were treated very well,” said...
MCHENRY, Ill., May 20, 2019 – The Raybestos® 1953 Chevrolet® pickup truck is now home in Minnesota, having been recently delivered to grand prize winner Charles Ruder, according to Kristin Grons, marketing manager for Brake Parts Inc LLC (BPI). Family, friends, customers and members of the...
BETHESDA, Md. – May 15, 2019 – Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced it is accepting nominations for the 2019 Women of the Year Awards. The Women of the Year Awards include “Auto Care Woman of the Year”, “Female Shop Owner of the Year” and “Auto Care Woman of...
DIAMOND BAR, Calif., (May 15, 2019) — In the wake of last year's highly-successful 'American Muscle for American Heroes' program, Nexen Tire America, Inc. has partnered with The Purple Heart Foundation for a second time to honor a combat-wounded veteran and Purple Heart recipient by giving away a...
Linthicum, MD, May 13, 2019 – Automotive Training Institute’s (ATI) SuperConference 2019 attendees raised over $51,000 and collected over 2,500 pairs of socks for San Antonio-based, Soldiers’ Angels a charitable organization that provides aid to over 360,000 service members, wounded heroes,...
Director of Sales, Daniel Clarke, will oversee Permatex's newly reorganized Traditional Sales Force.
Solon, OH —Permatex®, (www.permatex.com) a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has announced the reorganization of its Traditional Sales Force. The new alignment was driven by the evolving needs of the marketplace and puts Permatex in a better position to...

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