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Hyattsville, MD – On a recent visit to our nation’s capital, I took the opportunity to make a side trip to visit one of the ABPA’s newer members, Impact Pro Parts. Led by William (Bill) Nohle, a relative newcomer to our industry, Impact is conveniently located about 20 minutes outside of the center of Washington, DC. Bill Read more…


Tong Yang Group Products (TYGP) of McKinney, TX has released a new video of their waterborne priming process. Click the link below to see the video! https://vimeo.com/neoncloudproductions/review/334721928/cc5ce49d57


Houston, TX – Many ABPA members are familiar with the fact that the Association is based in Texas with strong routes dating back to Texas resident and late Executive Director Stan Rodman managing the ABPA from his Texas-based office starting in the early eighties. What many people may not realize is that Texas has one of the Read more…


In the current climate of industry consolidation, many past mid-sized ABPA members have disappeared over the past twenty years leaving opportunities for smaller, niche distributors to fill in a certain market need. One of those smaller, specialty ABPA members is B&D Autobody Parts of Florida which is run by owner and industry veteran, Brian Bisbee. Starting in Read more…


On November 9, 2018, ABPA President Mike Dolabi of National Autobody Parts was given special recognition by the University of Texas at Arlington for the “Distinguished Alumnus Award”. During the event, Mike was able to meet with Texas governor Greg Abbott. Congratulations, Mike! Each year, the University of Texas at Arlington recognizes individuals who have represented or Read more…


San Diego, CA – During this year’s meeting to the ABPA convention held in San Diego, ABPA Board member Nick Scheid and I took the opportunity to visit with ABPA member Quality Plus Automotive. Quality Plus is located right in the heart of San Diego and was an easy trip for Nick and me on our commute Read more…


By Ed Salamy, Executive Director, ABPA Houston, TX – While in town to attend the services for the late ABPA Executive Director, Stan Rodman, I had the opportunity to meet up with local ABPA member, Pro Parts Center. Pro Parts is owned and operated by Tommy Wong, a dedicated parts professional who has been in the aftermarket Read more…


By Ed Salamy, Executive Director, ABPA Tempe, AZ – While traveling through the low desert of Arizona for the annual CCC conference held this year in Phoenix, I reached out to long time member Brock Supply. I previously had the pleasure of meeting Chris Walsh of Brock Supply at a recent AAPEX show. Chris was gracious enough Read more…

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