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Dear ABPA Members, We are writing to inform you of a recent phishing scam targeting ABPA members. The scam artist is using the name Heather Hammond and is posing as the new ABPA “Lead Accountant.” Please be advised that Heather Hammond is not affiliated with the ABPA, and any communication from this individual should be considered fraudulent. Read more…


Dear ABPA Members, We are pleased to share a significant update regarding the LKQ vs. GM patent case. This case has profound implications for our industry, particularly in the realm of design patents and the availability of competitive aftermarket parts. Case Background LKQ Corporation challenged several design patents held by General Motors (GM), contending that these patents Read more…


The 44th ABPA Annual Meeting and Business Conference, held from April 22-24, 2024, at the exquisite Scott Resort in Scottsdale, AZ, was an exhilarating showcase of innovation, collaboration, and industry insights. With a dynamic schedule packed with keynote speakers, panel discussions, and networking opportunities, attendees were treated to a comprehensive exploration of the automotive aftermarket landscape. Day Read more…


We are thrilled to announce a remarkable milestone for the upcoming 2024 Automotive Body Parts Association (ABPA) Annual Meeting and Business Conference being held in Scottsdale. This year, thanks to the extraordinary support of our sponsors, we have achieved record-breaking sponsorship levels, setting the stage for an event like no other in our history. At the ABPA, Read more…


Believe it or not, the 2024 ABPA Annual Meeting & Business Conference is almost here! There is still time to register for the meeting, but this is the LAST CALL to register for the golf event and to secure the ABPA rate at the host property, the Scott Resort. The deadline for both the hotel and golf Read more…


The ABPA is pleased to announce that Greg Horn of PartsTrader will be presenting to ABPA Business Conference attendees on Tuesday afternoon, 4/23/24! Greg will present “The Collision Industry Update”, a look at the parts supply, auto manufacturing and other trends impacting our industry. Greg is the Chief Innovation Officer at PartsTrader and will have a hand Read more…


On March 8, 2024, the International Trade Commission (ITC) announced that the decisions for both investigations in the LKQ / Genera cases have been reversed finding no violations. (Investigation Numbers 337-TA-1291 and 337-TA-1292). Per the report: “Having reviewed the record of the investigation, including the IID, the FID, and the parties’ petitions, responses, and other submissions, the Read more…


The ABPA is pleased to announce that Matt Moore, senior vice president of the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) will be presenting to ABPA Business Conference attendees on Thursday, 4/24/24! In his role, he oversees HLDI’s research program, the collection of vehicle information and the production of loss data. HLDI processes insurance data from companies that represent Read more…


Each year, the ABPA relies on its sponsors to ensure that the convention is a success. While all sponsors are important, we would like to give special recognition to the Platinum Sponsors of the 2024 ABPA Business Conference in Scottsdale! CAPA/Intertek Go-Parts Partslink TYC Americas Sponsorships are still available! To be a sponsor for the ABPA show, Read more…


Have you booked your registration package for ABPA Scottsdale? If not, the time to do so is now! Early bird pricing is in effect now and expires on 2/2/24. Register soon to take advantage of these special savings. The ABPA Business Conference is the place to be to meet and network with the major players in the Read more…

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