Tuesday, 21 August 2018 13:01

Industry Leaders Join, Renew as Top Tier Members of NABC


The National Auto Body Council (NABC) is pleased to announce a growing roster of new and current members who have stepped up to the organization’s newly established Level 1 and 2 Industry Partner membership levels.


To date, 33 companies have joined or renewed their membership at the top tier Industry Partner levels to support NABC’s community service initiatives, which change and save lives while showcasing the professionalism and integrity of the collision repair industry.


NABC members who increased their membership commitment as Level 1 Industry Partners this year are Allstate, Caliber Collision, CARSTAR and CoPart. They join the list of new and renewing members who also stepped up to Level 1 Partner status at the end of 2017, which includes: BASF Corporation, Dent Concepts, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Hertz Corporation, PPG Automotive Refinish and Progressive Insurance.

NABC members who have joined or renewed as Level 2 Industry Partners include: 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division, ABRA Auto Body & Glass, AkzoNobel Automotive & Aerospace Coatings, All Star Auto Lights, asTech, AudaTex, A Solera Company, Axalta Coating Systems, Car-O-Liner, CCC Information Services, Inc., Collision Advice, Ford Motor Company - Customer Service Division, Genesis Rescue Systems, Gerber Collision & Glass, Hurst Jaws of Life/Idex Rescue, I-CAR, Insurance Auto Auctions, LKQ Corporation, Maaco, Mitchell International, Original One Parts, PartsTrader, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes and State Farm.

“We are thrilled and grateful for this incredible show of support from our collision repair colleagues,” said Arlo Johnson of CARSTAR and Anthony Natale of Dent Concepts, co-chairs of NABC’s Membership Committee, in a joint statement. “On behalf of the NABC Board of Directors, this momentum reinforces our commitment to engage more of our industry partners to join our mission so we can, as an industry, collectively and exponentially increase our impact for thousands of individuals in communities across the country.”

According to Bill Garoutte, NABC president and CEO, in addition to the Level 1 and 2 memberships, multiple opportunities are available for companies and individuals in all facets of the collision repair industry to join and benefit from membership in the National Auto Body Council. Membership fees range from Level 1 Industry Partner at $10,000 to Patron at $100.

“We welcome industry support at every level to increase the impact of our community service initiatives: Recycled Rides™, First Responder Emergency Extrication (F.R.E.E.™) and Distracted Driving Initiative,” said Garoutte.

To join and for more information on NABC’s membership benefits, visit www.NationalAutoBodyCouncil.org or contact Bill Garoutte at billg@nationalautobodycouncil.org.