People & Places

BETHESDA, Md. – April 19, 2019 – The Auto Care Association today announced Jim Smith as the senior director of technology standards and solutions and the new liaison to the association’s Technology Standards committee. The Auto Care Technology Standards Committee develops industry-specific...
Mark Schulman, motivational speaker and Pink's drummer
The Automotive Training Institute’s (ATI) 16th annual SuperConference took place on March 20- 23 in San Antonio, Texas at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort.  Over 600 shop owner members, their employees and family, and event sponsors converged on the luxury resort for four days of...
ATLANTA, April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Genuine Parts Company (NYSE: GPC) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Paul D. Donahue as Chairman of the Board of Directors.  Mr. Donahue has served as President and CEO of Genuine Parts Company since May 1, 2016.  He will continue as...
Leesburg, VA, April 23, 2019: WIN (The Women’s Industry Network), today announced the appointment of seven new members to its Board of Directors. The WIN Board of Directors is designed to further WIN’s mission to promote women in the collision repair industry, support professional development,...
Solon, OH…Permatex®, a leading innovator in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has moved its business operations recently from Hartford, CT to its Solon, OH facility where manufacturing and distribution centers are already in place. The new Permatex headquarters is located...
Rockwall, TX, April 22, 2019…… Col-Met is pleased to announce Judy Lietzke will join Col-Met Engineered Finishing Solutions as Marketing Manager effective April 29, 2019.  Judy joins the Col-Met team with a tremendous amount of experience in marketing related to the finishing industry having led...
The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc., was named the inaugural customer in the GCommerce Hall of Fame March 26. Accepting the award for the Alliance was Dale E. Hopkins, vice president and chief information officer at the Alliance.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – At the GCommerce annual kick-off meeting and awards banquet, the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, headquarters for Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper, was recognized for its critical partnership with GCommerce and was inducted as the inaugural customer in the GCommerce Hall of...
Jasper Engines & Transmissions was named as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers for 2019 by Forbes magazine.  It’s the second consecutive year JASPER has been named to this prestigious list.      According to Forbes, JASPER ranked 22nd out of 500 nationwide employers they recognized with 1,...
WASHINGTON (April 12, 2019) — Three Toyota team members were honored last night in Washington, D.C. with Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards from The Manufacturing Institute. The STEP Ahead Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence...
We're excited to announce Women in Automotive will be hosting its fifth annual summer conference at Disney Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando, Florida in June! The focus of the 2019 summer conference will be on educating and empowering women and men in the automotive community on thought leadership...

Pages

Parts & People

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.