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PERA’s First Webinar of 2016 to Feature New Coatings for Steel Compression Rings

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.

Join PERA for a Webinar on Engines and the Growth of Turbochargers

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.

AER’s McGraw Lauded For Lifetime Service to PERA

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.

PERA Announces New Directors, Honors Outgoing Directors

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.

PERA To Host Technology of Cylinder Honing Webinar

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.

Fel Pro’s Ron Rotunno to Lead PERA’s Sealing Technologies Webinar

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 Announces New Website

PERA’s Website Redevelopment Committee has given a fresh new look and brought the website up to today’s Internet standards.

PERA Announces New Webinar

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 Webinar with Ron Sledge of King Engine Bearings

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.

PERA Selects Nashville to Host 2015 Annual Convention

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.

PERA Holds 69th Annual Conference and Welcomes New President

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.

The State of the PERA

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