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Source: Chris Daglis | PARTnered Solutions ABPA Editor’s Note: The following story was shared with us by Chris Daglis, a strategic advisor to the collison, alternative parts and insurance industries. Although it is about the Australian market, it’s still an interesting read. The ABPA supports all certified parts. It was 1991. I was in Taiwan being taken Read more…


By Karen Fierst, KerenOr Consultants EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is an opinion piece written independently, and does not reflect the position of the ABPA or Body Language, which remain neutral on the issue of multiple certifying organizations. We are publishing it in the spirit of open communication. A few months ago while I was traveling abroad I had a Read more…


Editor’s Note: The article below was submitted by Bob Guzdziol of KSI-Trojan Auto in Michigan, addressing the pending Michigan legislation that mandates OEM parts be used in repairs on vehicles less than six years old, and that any aftermarket parts must be certified.  When reading Body Language Magazine the other day I came across the reprinted article written Read more…


Editor’s Note: The letter below from Bob Frayer of NSF International outlines the process and benefits of becoming a certified parts distributor. Certification – of parts, distributors and repair shops – serves to provide assurance, consistency and a commitment to quality throughout the collision repair supply chain. If you have not yet considered certification, please take the Read more…

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