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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

Ring Line-up On Late-Model Engines Webinar

Join the Production Engine Remanufacturers Association for a webinar on June 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM CDT. Bill McKnight will discuss how OEM ring production has transitioned to steel compression rings in the past decade. He’ll cover the steel material choices as well as the different processes applied to the steel to reduce wear and

PERA and Henkel Corporation Host Sealing Tech Webinar

Join PERA and Henkel Corporation for a webinar on sealing technology for the reassembly of reman engines on May 14, 2014 at 10:00 AM CDT. It will be presented by Darryl Small, Senior Market Application Engineer. This is a must see program for anyone involved in the reassembly of remanufactured engines. This presentation will include

PERA Sets Dates For Annual Fall Conference

The Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA) will hold its 69th annual  Fall Conference Sept.17-19 at the Seelbach Hilton Louisville, Louisville, KY. The conference programs are devised to stress the importance of good communication between all levels of the industry, as well as the general public, and continue the association’s mission on the necessity for continual education in

PERA Announces New Board of Directors

Randy Bauer, of Jasper Engine & Transmission Exchange, Jasper, IN; and  Robert Stanley of The Armakleen Company, Princeton, NJ, were elected to the board of directors of the Production Engine Remanufacturers Association (PERA) at the organization’s 68th Annual Conference held recently in Dallas, TX. Bauer and Stanley replace board of directors Bill Levy, U.S. Tool & Mfg. Company, 

Engine Builders from Hendrick Motorsports to Assemble/Run a NASCAR R07 Chevrolet Engine at AAPEX

The action-packed engine rebuild demonstrations will be held daily at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. during AAPEX. Two engine builders from Hendrick Motorsports will assemble and run a NASCAR R07 Chevrolet engine in less than 30 minutes during this year’s Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX). AAPEX is set for Tuesday, Nov. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 7 at the Sands