Next Quarterly Tune-Up with Brett Jordan of Jefferies Set for Nov. 8
October 4, 2018
The next Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up 2018 webinar with Bret Jordan, CFA, is set for 1 p.m. EST, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Webinar slots are limited so members are encouraged to register early. These quarterly... READ MORE
MEMA Aids in Fight Against Counterfeiting with Comments to USTR on Notorious Markets
October 4, 2018
On Oct. 1, MEMA submitted comments to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in response to their request for details regarding online and physical marketplaces known for trafficking in counterfeit... READ MORE
MEMA Welcomes 3-Party NAFTA Deal
October 4, 2018
On Oct. 1, the new trade agreement among the U.S., Mexico and Canada was announced. MEMA issued the following statement about the agreement: “MEMA has been a leading voice in Washington and around... READ MORE
Take the Q3 AASA Supplier Barometer Now and Receive Full Report on Key Market Indicators
October 4, 2018
Each quarter, AASA opens its Supplier Barometer survey to all supplier members. Questions include outlook, pricing, gross margins, inventories, capacity and much more. The Q3 Barometer is now open... READ MORE
What’s Inside AAPEX 2018? Keynote Address by Karl Rove, Global Networking with OAC, Free Meeting Space from AASA and Much More!
September 28, 2018
AAPEX 2018 opens in one month – it’s time to tie up the last details to make sure you and your team can take advantage of all the event has to offer. Keynote Breakfast with Karl Rove and John King... READ MORE
AASA Councils Gather for Informational Sessions and Networking During AAPEX
September 28, 2018
Three AASA councils will gather to gain valuable insights from informative presentations and network with fellow aftermarket professionals during AAPEX. Registration is now open for meetings of the... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies at Fresno Hearing, States that Changing CAFE Standards will Cause Job Losses
September 27, 2018
MEMA testified before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Sept. 24 as part of the response to the Notice of Proposed... READ MORE
AASA Q2 Barometer: Expectations for a Strong Quarter Are Rewarded
September 28, 2018
In the Q1 AASA Supplier Barometer, AASA supplier members reported expectations for a strong second quarter. The Q2 Barometer results show those expectations were rewarded: survey respondents... READ MORE
Orders Continue to Moderate on Softer Maintenance and Failure Product Orders
September 28, 2018
The biweekly Automotive Aftermarket Manufacturing Companies Survey continued to moderate in mid-September as maintenance and failure product orders pulled the index lower. Discretionary products held... READ MORE
Trevor Myers Joins Turnspire Capital Partners as Executive in Residence
September 28, 2018
Turnspire Capital Partners LLC (Turnspire), a special situations-focused private equity firm, announced a partnership with Trevor Myers, an accomplished manufacturing executive with more than 35... READ MORE
OptiCat Announces its New OnBoard Pro API
September 28, 2018
OnBoard Pro is OptiCat’s innovative portal used by suppliers of cataloging data, to validate and securely deliver their data to data receivers in “near real time”. This portal also allows the... READ MORE
MEMA Announces the Retirement of President and CEO Steve Handschuh
September 20, 2018
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- With decidedly mixed emotions, the Board of Directors of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) announced that it has accepted Steve Handschuh’s... READ MORE
Keynote Speaker Paul Golata of Mouser to Take Conference Attendees on a Ride to the ‘Futuremarket of the Aftermarket’
September 20, 2018
In his keynote address “The Futuremarket of the Aftermarket: The Impact of Tomorrow’s Technology Today” at the 2018 AASA Technology Conference, Paul Golata, senior technology specialist at Mouser... READ MORE
Hard Parts Becoming Smart Parts: Learn about the Changing Dynamics of Smart Aftermarket Parts at AASA’s Aftermarket Mobility Innovation
September 20, 2018
Shiva Bhardwaj, CEO of PitStop, will address the changing dynamics of smart aftermarket parts, “Hard Parts Becoming Smart Parts,” at AASA’s newest event focused on suppliers of mobility technology to... READ MORE
MEMA Statement in Response to Trump Administration Announcement of Additional Tariffs on China
September 20, 2018
MEMA released the following statement on Sept. 18 regarding the announcement by the administration of a third round of 301 tariff on China: The tariffs on roughly $200 billion worth of imports... READ MORE
AASA’s China Aftermarket Forum Meetings Offer Impactful Speakers from Influential Companies and a Community for Top Suppliers
September 20, 2018
Top executives of AASA supplier members based in China can count on hearing the latest industry trends in China’s growing aftermarket and on networking with fellow aftermarket professionals at the... READ MORE
Jefferies Q3 2018 Quarterly Webinar Now Available at AASA eLearning Portal
September 20, 2018
The AASA exclusive webinar, Jefferies Quarterly Update Q3 2018 featuring Bret Jordan, CFA, equity research analyst LLC, is now available here in the AASA eLearning Portal. Jordan opened the... READ MORE
Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper Walk into AAPEX 2018
September 20, 2018
AAPEX exhibitors, get ready to greet nearly 5,000 Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper automotive professionals – you’ll recognize them by their matching yellow shirts -- on Thursday, Nov. 1. The group... READ MORE
Global Networking and Free Meeting Space from OAC and AASA at AAPEX
September 20, 2018
AAPEX offers great opportunities to make connections in the global aftermarket – but finding the space to meet with new and existing customers can be a challenge. AASA and the Overseas Automotive... READ MORE