Northeastern Association News

On Sept. 26, the Auto Body Association of Connecticut (ABAC) kicked off its 2017-18 session with a 3M Industry Night at the U.S.S. Chowder Pot IV in Hartford, CT. 

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Friday, 13 October 2017 20:54

AASP-PA Shops Survive 2017 Summit

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AASP-PA hosted its 2017 Shop Survival Summit at the Wyndham Hotel in Gettysburg, PA, during the weekend of Sept. 22--24. 

Monday, 09 October 2017 21:21

AASP/NJ Provides Webinar to Prepare Members for OSHA Inspections

Written by Rochelle Beckel

On Oct. 5, the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ), in conjunction with American Compliance (ACS), provided members with a helpful tool to avoid fines and penalties resulting from OSHA inspections.

On Sept. 18, members of AASP/NJ gathered at the Colonia Country Club in Colonia, NJ, to honor one of the association's most beloved members with the 13th Annual Lou Scoras Memorial Golf Outing. 

Monday, 28 August 2017 19:04

AASP/NJ's Take On Infamous Texas Court Case

Written by Rochelle Beckel

One of the most pressing issues currently affecting every aspect of the collision repair industry comes out of Dallas, TX. 

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 18:17

Refinish Distributors Alliance Adds New Member in NY

Written by Rochelle Beckel

The Refinish Distributors Alliance (RDA) has added Albert Kemperle, Inc. with headquarters in Amityville NY, as a new member. 

On July 17, ASA announced the addition of a new affiliate in MA and RI (ASA-MA/RI). The new affiliate’s Executive Director is Stephen Regan, who agreed to speak with Autobody News about his experience and plans for the group.

In July, AASP/NJ donated funds to support prostate cancer research for the second consecutive year, supporting Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in its efforts to combat the terrible disease.

On Thursday, June 29, the Competition Automotive Group hosted its Annual Car Show and BBQ in the parking lot of its BMW dealership in St. James, NY, to show appreciation for the group’s wholesale customers. Many industry professionals were in attendance, including members of the Long Island Auto Body Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA).

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On July 10, members of the New York State Auto Collision Technicians Association (NYSACTA) wrote to the Department of Financial Services to outline their position on photo appraisals and certain insurers' positions on initial inspections.

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