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‘Garage Gurus’ center opens in Atlanta area
July 20, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Automotive repair professionals from across the Atlanta area attended last week’s grand opening of a “Garage Gurus” regional training center in Norcross, Atlanta. Garage Gurus is a nationwide technical education network established by global vehicle components supplier Federal-Mogul Motorparts to help

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Stuart Novak retires from Paulin & Co.
July 17, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Paulin & Co. (Papco), a division of The Hillman Group Canada ULC, is announcing the retirement of its automotive aftermarket sales manager, Stuart Novak. Mr. Novak has enjoyed 51 years in sales in the Automotive Aftermarket industry, by first starting

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J.D. Power acquires NADA’s Used Car Guide
July 17, 2015 by CARS Magazine

J.D. Power has completed its acquisition of NADA’s Used Car Guide. This is an investment that brings together Power Information Network (PIN) from J.D. Power, which combines advanced analytics of new- and used-vehicle retail sales and pricing data, with the

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Bill Herrmann joins Design Engineering, Inc.
July 16, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Bill Herrmann has joined Design Engineering, Inc. (DEI) as vice president of operations. Herrmann joined the company in late June and will report directly to Design Engineering Inc. CEO, David Markley. Herrmann has over 30 years’ experience in industrial and

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TIA announces candidates for 2015 Board election
July 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

The Tire Industry Association (TIA) has released the slate of candidates for the 2015 Board of Directors election. Included in the running is Jim Pangle from Edmonton, Alberta. The TIA membership will vote in open elections to place four individuals

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Trico wins Subaru of America Silver Supplier Award
July 14, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Trico Products Corporation recently received a silver rating in the Subaru of America Supplier Program. Subaru of America implements an annual supplier rating program to monitor and improve the supplier base in order to maintain the quality of products and

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Cardone named one of Philadelphia’s healthiest employers
July 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Cardone Industries, Inc. was named one of the region’s healthiest employers by the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 2015 Healthiest Employers of Greater Philadelphia. As a three-time recipient of this award, Cardone continues to expand its initiative to improve the overall health

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‘Garage Gurus’ network expands to additional U.S. markets
July 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Federal-Mogul Motorparts is expanding its ‘Garage Gurus’ technical education network with regional training centers in Atlanta, Baltimore, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Rancho Dominguez, Calif. The company, a division of Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation, launched the Garage Gurus network in April with training

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Kukui’s Todd Westerlund and Mike Giblin to speak at NACE|CARS 2015
July 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Kukui Corporation CEO Todd Westerlund and President of U.S. Operations Mike Giblin will share their marketing and sales knowledge with attendees of this year’s NACE|CARS Expo and Conference. Held in Detroit from July 21-25, 2015, the International Autobody Congress &

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Scott Shea joins CRP Industries
July 7, 2015 by CARS Magazine

CRP Industries Inc. has named Scott Shea as their new chief operating officer (COO). Daniel N. Schildge, CEO of CRP Industries Inc., who noted that this was a newly created executive role in the company, made the announcement. As COO,

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AIA welcomes new president
July 2, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Jean-François Champagne will join AIA as president. The board of directors at the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada welcomes Jean-François (J.F.), who has served as executive director for the Canadian Security Association (CANASA) since 2009. Champagne brings a broad range of skills,

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Devin Hart joins The Marx Group
June 30, 2015 by CARS Magazine

Devin Hart, a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket, has joined The Marx Group as the firm’s new president and co-CEO. In addition, Hart will become executive vice president of Marx Group Advisors.