AASA Suppliers Urged to Attend USMCA Briefing with USTR
June 13, 2019
All AASA supplier members with operations in North America are encouraged to attend an important briefing with United States Trade Representative (USTR) staff to review the details of the new North... READ MORE
New 232 Steel and Aluminum Exclusions Portal is Live
June 13, 2019
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) will no longer accept 232 exclusion requests on Regulations.gov. Commerce has moved the process over to a new Section 232 Exclusion Portal on their webpage... READ MORE
​AASA 2019 OES Special Summit to Highlight ‘OE Dealer Trends’
June 13, 2019
Mario Clementoni, dealership management consultant with NADA, will provide insights into dealer business model trends at the 2019 AASA OES Special Summit on Wednesday, Aug. 14 at The Ford Conference... READ MORE
Where Does Your Company Stand in the Marketplace? Take the 2019 AASA Benchmarking Survey and Find Out!
June 13, 2019
You can gain important business insights for 2019 and beyond by participating in the annual AASA Benchmarking Survey. This unique AASA survey tracks key performance indicators – and the survey... READ MORE
The ‘New Retail’ Future of the Aftermarket: Challenges to Traditional Purchasing Criteria
June 13, 2019
With the entry of “digital giants” in the aftermarket, traditional purchasing criteria will be challenged and new criteria will emerge, according to the groundbreaking report from AASA and Roland... READ MORE
Orders Break Moderation Trend, Move Up on Maintenance and Failure Products
June 13, 2019
After moderating in each of our last three surveys, the Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey of U.S. orders moved up this week. The increase was driven by better maintenance and... READ MORE
AASA Suppliers Invited to Attend USMCA Briefing with USTR
June 6, 2019
All AASA supplier members with operations in North America are encouraged to attend an important briefing with United States Trade Representative (USTR) staff to review the details of the new North... READ MORE
​DENSO’s David Williams: Why Suppliers Should Care about the OES Channel
June 6, 2019
David Williams, director of automotive OES Group, DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc. (DPAM), is a member of the AASA OES Executive Steering Committee and a panel discussion moderator at the... READ MORE
Coming Up on June 13: AASA and IHS Markit Present Live Aftermarket Update
June 6, 2019
AASA members can hear a live update on the size and forecast of the U.S. automotive aftermarket by joining AASA and IHS Markit on the exclusive webinar, Joint Channel Forecast, at 2 p.m. EDT on... READ MORE
Doug Kubinak of East Penn to Join MiX June Meeting as First Executive Partner
June 6, 2019
Doug Kubinak, vice president sales – organizational development and strategic initiatives, with East Penn Manufacturing Co. Inc., will participate in a roundtable discussion at the AASA Modern... READ MORE
AASA to Address Using Technology to Grow the Mexican Aftermarket During INA PAACE Automechanika
June 6, 2019
AASA will present the Mexico Technology Summit during INA PAACE Automechanika in Mexico City, focusing on advancing the use of technology to grow Latin America’s aftermarket business. There is no... READ MORE
AASA Aftermarket 2019 IP Forum: Why Do the Bad Guys Pick on the Aftermarket?
June 6, 2019
AASA and its Intellectual Property Council (IPC) and its partnering organizations are opening an important dialogue on IP protection in the aftermarket, which IP infringers often target in the global... READ MORE
Latest AAPEX Blog: Are You Prepared for the ‘New Retail’ Future of the Aftermarket?
June 6, 2019
Digital disruption is enabling an increasingly online-to-offline (o2o) model, Philip Atkins, AASA director, strategic forecasts and planning, notes in the latest blog for AAPEX 2019. He points out... READ MORE
AASA Gathers Industry Organizations for an Open Dialogue about IP Protection at the 2019 Aftermarket IP Forum
May 30, 2019
AASA and its Intellectual Property Council (IPC) are working with aftermarket organizations to present the first-ever Aftermarket IP Forum on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Ford Conference & Events... READ MORE
​Panel to Examine OE Dealer Fixed Ops and Aftermarket Suppliers’ Role at AASA 2019 OES Special Summit
May 30, 2019
A panel of original equipment (OE) dealer fixed operations executives will examine the strategy and direction of OE dealer fixed ops and the role of aftermarket suppliers at the 2019 AASA OES Special... READ MORE
AASA Mexico Technology Summit: Using Technology to Grow the Aftermarket
May 30, 2019
AASA will present the Mexico Technology Summit on Thursday, July 11, during INA PAACE Automechanika in Mexico City. The event is focused on advancing the use of technology to grow Latin America’s... READ MORE
​AASA and Evercore ISI to Present Aftermarket Market Demand Update in August Webinar
May 30, 2019
Philip Atkins, AASA director of strategic research and planning, will be joined by Michael Montani, CFA, and Oscar Sloterback, head of company surveys, Evercore ISI, for a webinar update on... READ MORE
​Next Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up to Discuss the Big Four Retailers
May 30, 2019
The Jefferies Q3 Quarterly Tune-Up is slated for 1 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 26. On the agenda for discussion are the results for the first half of 2019 for the big four retailers: O’Reilly, AutoZone... READ MORE
Dorman: Innovation Is Part of Our Culture
May 30, 2019
As part of our regular features in AASA Supplier Essentials, we highlight members achievements, awards and accomplishments. Dorman is the featured supplier member in today’s issue.   Dorman... READ MORE