Join Bret Jordan for Next Jefferies Quarterly Tune-Up on Nov. 8
October 11, 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
Available Now Online: 2018 Annual Aftermarket Digital Survey
October 11, 2018
The 2018 AASA Annual Aftermarket Digital Survey report -- Aftermarket 4.0: From Digital Process to Digital Products – is now available online. The third annual AASA Digital Best Practices survey was... READ MORE
2018 AASA Technology Conference Examines ‘Tomorrow’s Technology Today’
October 4, 2018
Aftermarket technology professionals from channel partners and suppliers gathered this week in Clearwater, Fla., for the 2018 AASA Technology Conference to gain insights into new and emerging... READ MORE
Tariffs and Mid-Term Elections on Tap for AAPEX Keynote Breakfast on Oct. 30
October 4, 2018
Attendees at the AAPEX Grand Opening Keynote Session, set for 7 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. PDT on Tuesday, Oct. 30, in The Venetian, Palazzo Ballroom, 5th Floor, will hear views about the impact of current and... READ MORE
AASA Technology Council Announces 2019 Leadership
October 4, 2018
At its annual Fall Meeting prior to the opening the AASA Technology Conference, the AASA Technology Council (ATC) announced its new board of governors for 2019. Patrick Enniss, product development... READ MORE
Latest Actions in Washington Slated for Discussion at Upcoming BMC Meeting
October 4, 2018
Members of the Brake Manufacturers Council (BMC) can learn about the latest actions in Washington, D.C. at the council’s 2018 General Meeting, scheduled prior to the official opening of AAPEX from... READ MORE
Case List and Solution Provider Directory Coming Soon for IP Council
October 4, 2018
Members of the Intellectual Property Council (IPC) will receive updates from AASA Vice President Chris Gardner on two of the council’s initiatives -- IPC Case List and IPC Solution Provider... READ MORE
Marketing Executives Council Set Annual Fall Meeting for Nov. 1 at AAPEX
October 4, 2018
The AASA Marketing Executives Council (MEC) will meet from 1-4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1 in Casanova 507, Sands Expo, for its annual fall meeting Members of the MEC will hear updates from the newly... READ MORE
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