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Liberty Engine Parts Hosts Tech & Skills Conference

AERA recently teamed up with Liberty Engine Parts to offer a regional Tech & Skills Conference on February 25th with presentations from several different aftermarket manufacturers and brands. The conference was held at Liberty Engine Parts’ 42,500 sq. ft. Charlotte location. 41 different vendors displayed at the conference with over 200 in attendance. The one-day

Engine Performance Expo is Latest Online Event

Performance engine industry companies Rottler, Total Seal and Race Winning Brands have announced the formation of the Engine Performance Expo, an interactive, free, online educational event. The Engine Performance Expo will take place on January 7-9, 2021. “With the major trade shows being canceled this year due to the COVID-19 situation, we saw an information exchange

Goodson to Host AERA Tech & Skills Conference August 11, 2020

Goodson Tools & Supplies for Engine Builders is set to host an AERA Tech & Skills Conference at its Winona location on August 11, 2020.  According to Dave Monyhan, Goodson sales manager, “2020 is Goodson’s 75th Anniversary and we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate and give back to the automotive industry than

AERA Engine Builder Conference at SRI Performance

On May 5-6, 2017, SRI Performance will host an AERA Engine Builder Conference at its facility in Mooresville, NC. The technical program includes presentations about oil, engine coatings, titanium, marketing, and camshaft finish.

Gary Thompson of ABS Products Has Passed Away

Gary Thompson, president and founder of ABS Products and Trader Magazine of Brea, California, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, at his office.

AERA Announces 2016 Tech and Skills Conference Schedule

Through its annual series of Tech & Skills regional conferences, AERA, the Engine Builders Association, says engine builders can gain industry knowledge and network with other people without the traveling expense of going to a national trade show. AERA will again team up with regional hosts to offer educational and networking opportunities in different regions of the country.

Rob Munro joins AERA in Development Role

Rob Munro, owner of Valley Speed Machine Shop in Kamloops, BC, Canada, has joined the Engine Builders Association (AERA) in the position of Membership and Technical Development. According to an association announcement, this new position will help develop and implement programs for new membership, membership retention, PROSIS PRO development and more.  Munro has 31 years of

AERA and The Contingency Connection announce 2014 Engine Professional Rewards Sweepstakes Winners 

The 2014 AERA sponsored Engine Professional Rewards program was a huge success with nearly 2500 engine builders and machine shops, 60 tracks and series, and 40 national manufacturers. Additionally, AERA introduced the inaugural, new full-color manufacturer Coupon Book adding value and benefits for all AERA and Contingency Connection engine builders and machine shops in the USA and Canada.

AERA Announces Resignation of its President Paul Hauglie

The Engine Builders Association (AERA) has announced the resignation of president Paul Hauglie effective March 31, 2014. The association said that it thanked Hauglie for his service to AERA and wished him  luck with his future endeavors. AERA reported that Jim Rickoff will serve as interim president, and will handle all duties of the president’s

AERA Tech & Skills Conference Hosted by Liberty Engine Parts

Time is running out to register for the AERA Tech & Skills Conference hosted by Liberty Engine Parts on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in Louisville, KY. The AERA Tech & Skills Conference hosted by Liberty Engine Parts will be held at 3865 Produce Road Suite 213-A, Louisville, KY 40218. FEES: $10 per person ($10 for each additional person from the same

Oliver Racing Parts Joins Contingency Connection

Oliver Racing Parts will also be posting first, second and third place certificates as part of the end-of-season sweepstakes valued at $200, $100 and $75, respectively. Oliver Racing Parts, a manufacturer of high-performance connecting rods, has joined Contingency Connection to offer a contingency program for the Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA), which includes a network of