Western Association News

Thursday, 16 February 2017 23:01

New CAWA Manufacturer Advisory Council Leaders Appointed

Written by Deana Cacus

At their February 2, 2017 meeting, the CAWA Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC) elected Jeannette Lorenzo of NAME, Inc to Chair and Bob Leone of ADVICS as its vice-chair for the year.

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For the past year, the Idaho Autobody Craftsmen's Association (IACA) has focused most of its energy on developing and cultivating relationships with the ID Department of Insurance (DOI) and local legislators.

Wednesday, 04 January 2017 23:37

CAWA Appoints New Members to Manufacturers' Advisory Council

Written by Deana Cacus

CAWA Chair of the Board, Greg Livingston of All Trade Tools, has appointed Anthony Wallerich of ZF Services to the Association’s Manufacturers’ Advisory Council (MAC).

On October 28-29, Jeremy O’Neal from Advisorfix presented a seminar on “Transformational Service Advisors” to ASA Northwest members in Spokane, WA.

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.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 19:09

CAA Glendale/Foothill Meeting at LA Trade Tech Features Speaker from American Honda

Written by Victoria Antonelli

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CAA Glendale/Foothill Chapter President, Hillel Shamam


The California Autobody Association Glendale/Foothill Chapter met on September 21 at 6pm at Los Angeles Trade Technical College (LATTC).

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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.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 17:18

ASA Northwest Plans "Lights-On" Campaign This Fall

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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.

Friday, 09 September 2016 18:33

ASA Northwest Sends Summer Out with a Bang

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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.

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