paint, body and equipment specialists

paint, body and equipment specialists

Mission

PBES educates and disseminates information to PBES segment members and provides the opportunity for PBES businesspeople to network with their counterparts, suppliers and customers outside of the usual industry meetings.


Why should you join PBES?

The PBES segment is composed of business owners and executives representing the Paint, Body and Equipment industry’s leading jobbers, warehouse distributors, manufacturers, business services, major program groups and manufacturers’ representatives. Resources available to members include:
  • Leadership Committee meets twice a year.
  • Annual conference provides unique opportunity to network with industry peers outside of the usual industry meetings.
  • Conducts free webinars on a variety of topics.


PBES Annual Conference

May16-18 |Fairmont Austin Hotel | Austin, TX

The PBES Conference brought together the leaders of the automotive aftermarket paint, body and equipment industry for a two-and-a-half day education conference. The theme for the 2018 conference was “Leveraging Disruption” and educates businesses on how to leverage disruption to help grow their business.

    • View our detailed agenda 
    • Deadline to reserve a room at the Fairmont Austin has passed. 
    • For sponsorship opportunities to gain exposure to the most influential members of the PBE industry, click here

    PBES Segment Committee

    Committee Chairman

    Joe Mattos, ComCept Solutions, LLC, Lanham, MD

    Committee Members

    • David Abrahams, TASCO Auto Color, Houston, TX
    • Keith Bell, Axalta Coating Systems, Glen Mills, PA
    • Wade Bowman, Wade Bowman, U-POL, London, UK
    • Todd D’Angelo, MEDCO, Moorpark, CA
    • James (Jimmy) Donahue, Aftermarket Partners, San Diego, CA 
    • Seth Glauberman, Presta Products, Barberton, OH
    • Craig Glazebrook, National Coatings and Supplies, Raleigh, NC
    • Susie Guyer, FinishMaster, Indianapolis, IN 
    • John Moreau, BASF Corporation, Southfield, MI
    • John Parran, PPG Industries, Inc., Strongsville, OH
    • Jim Ryan, 3M Co., St. Paul, MN 
    • Carl Seaboldt. ITW Evercoat, Cincinnati, OH
    • Tom Stephens, SEM Products, Rock Hill, SC 
    • Bret Thorpe, Ogden Auto Paint & Glass Co., Ogden, UT
    • Brad Wallin, Rex Marketing & Sales, Draper, UT
    • Bob Wenzinger, Painters Supply & Equipment Co., Taylor, MI
    • Jeremy White, Wesco Autobody Supply, Inc., Mount Lake Terrace, WA 
    • Jessica Rob, AkzoNobel, Troy, MI
    Advisors
    • Scott Shriber, Babcox Media, Akron, OH
    • Mike Willins, Automotive Body Repair News,  UBM Advanstar, North Olmsted, OH

    Committee Liaison
    Paul Fiore, Auto Care Association

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