Associations/Memberships

  • Friction Materials Standards Institute

    In 1948 the Friction Materials Standards Institute was founded as a trade association of automotive aftermarket friction manufacturers. Since that time it has performed a very valuable service for the automotive aftermarket – the creation of a standardized part numbering system for brakes and clutch facings. While the primary emphasis continues to be for on highway vehicles in North America, FMSI today has much broader geographic and vehicle coverage.


    https://www.fmsi.org/home/

  • Automotive Manufacturers Equipment Compliance Agency

    The AMECA program is a centralized one-stop program that notifies government, industry and the general public about items of motor vehicle safety equipment that have been tested by an AMECA-accredited laboratory and found to be in compliance with applicable United States standards.


    https://www.ameca.org

  • Auto Care Association

    The Auto Care Association is the voice of the $300 billion plus auto care industry. It provides advocacy, educational, networking, technology, market intelligence and communications resources to serve the collective interests of its members.


    https://www.autocare.org/

  • Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association

    The Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) exclusively represents the North American Aftermarket supplier industry. AASA is recognized as one of the nation’s strongest and most prominent trade organizations with more than 100 years of experience, AASA’s sole mission is to help members, the aftermarket suppliers, to be more profitable, innovative and competitive on a global scale.


    https://www.aftermarketsuppliers.org

  • NSF International

    Founded in 1944, our mission is to protect and improve global human health. Manufacturers, regulators and consumers look to us to develop public health standards and certifications that help protect food, water, consumer products and the environment. As an independent, accredited organization, we test, audit and certify products and systems as well as provide education and risk management.


    https://www.nsf.org

  • Nexcat Automotive Electronic Catalog

    Nexcat offers instant, unlimited access to more than 9.5 million parts from over 1,550 manufacturer lines for over 2 billion unique Car, Light Truck and Medium Duty vehicle applications from 1910 to current year. Nexcat also offers Product Images, Smart pages and Links to Manufacturer online resources!


    https://www.nexcat.com/

  • Overseas Automotive Council

    Since 1923 OAC has strived to be the premier international community for all North American manufacturers and exporters, and all international importers, distributors and agents who participate in the aftermarket. It provides a forum for members to share ideas, address common concerns and solve mutual problems.


    https://www.aftermarketsuppliers.org/councils/OAC