Bill McKnight will present an all new webinar on OEM ring production designs and new coatings that have been developed and the processes used to apply them to the steel compression rings to reduce wear and resist heat. He’ll also cover materials in aftermarket replacement sets for late-model engines.
While the focus of this presentation will cover combustible engines, a large part of the presentation will also cover the exponential growth of the turbocharger applications that are creating a new and highly profitable revenue stream for the aftermarket industry.
Robert G. (Bob) McGraw, CEO of AER Manufacturing in Carrollton, TX, was presented with the Production Engine Remanufacturers Association’s (PERA) Lifetime Achievement Award during the recent PERA Convention in Nashville, TN.
Last week in Nashville, TN, the Production Engine Rebuilders Association (PERA) held its annual convention. During which, current president Frank Owings honored outgoing directors and announced incoming directors.
Join PERA for a webinar about cylinder honing technology on Oct 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM CDT. Bob Dolder, Automotive Sales and Application Manager will cover all the facts you need to know and more.
Join PERA for a webinar on Aug 12, 2015 at 10:00 AM CDT. Ron Rotunno of the Fel Pro Division of Federal-Mogul Motorparts will talk about sealing modern engines as well as sealing “Old School” engines utilizing today’s materials and design elements.
PERA’s Website Redevelopment Committee has given PERA.org a fresh new look and brought the website up to today’s Internet standards.
Bill McKnight will educate you on the function of MAP controlled automotive thermostats, how they work, what they do and more importantly, why they are being used.
PERA is kicking off its 2015 webinar program on May 13 with one from Ron Sledge of King Engine Bearings. Ron will address the topic of how materials and geometric features affect your bearing choice for each racing application.
The center of country music has been selected as the site for the 2015 PERA annual convention. The Sheraton Downtown will host the group in style after completing a near $60 million renovation. Plan on arriving on Tuesday, September 15th so you’ll be ready for the action to begin bright and early on the 16th.
The Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA) has been in Louisville, KY this past week for its 69th Annual PERA Conference where it welcomed incoming president Frank Owings of Titan Engines. Owings replaces outgoing president Robert McGraw of AER Manufacturing.
When Frank Owings grew up, his generation viewed cars as a passion. It was freedom. “When we turned 16, it was a right of passage to get a car,” Owings says. “We worked on it, we fixed it and we customized it.” For most guys Frank’s age, cars are still a passion. And like a