Before any regulation goes into effect, it has to be carefully reviewed, re-written in many places, edited and tweaked before it becomes more than just text written on pieces of paper.
Industry Consultant Ralph Defibaugh recently spoke at a meeting of the East Bay chapter of the California Autobody Association to reveal the facts behind paint material shortfalls.
Industry Consultant Ralph Defibaugh shared his knowledge gathered over 40 years in the collision repair industry recently at a meeting of the East Bay chapter of the California Autobody Association (CAA) held at the PPG Training Center in Concord, CA.
For the 43rd year, ASA Northwest will be conducting their "Lights-On" program in support of National Car Care Month, an annual event that promotes vehicle maintenance.
As summer 2016 drew to a close, ASA Northwest offered two opportunities for association members to enjoy some fun and networking through their 23rd Annual Golf Tournament and their 7th Annual Family Fun Night.
The California Autobody Association (CAA) had a hectic schedule at this year's NACE | CARS Conference and Exposition as the organization held its quarterly Board of Directors meeting and hosted two key presentations on August 11 and 12.
If you've had the same job for 50 years, or have been married for 50 years, you know it's not easy to stay on top of your game for five decades.
On June 10-12, over 200 automotive industry professionals, speakers and vendors attended ASA-Arizona's 2016 Automotive Training and Expo (ATE) at the WeKoPa Resort and Conference Center in Fort McDowell, AZ for a weekend filled with training, networking and resources for both collision and mechanical shops.
Matthias Kopecky, vice president of purchasing and product management at SSF Imported Auto Parts LLC, has been elected Secretary to the 2017 CAWA (California Automotive Wholesalers' Association) Board of Directors.
CAWA chairman of the board Greg Livingston of All Trade Tools has appointed Kent Van Oort of Federal-Mogul Motorparts to the Association’s Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC).
The new State President for CAA Ted Stein (left) is pictured here with Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co.
The Idaho Autobody Craftsman Association (IACA) held a workshop in Boise, ID on Monday, April 4.