on the road with kathleen

The Manufacturing Sector on a Tear

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on February 18, 2013

“The manufacturing sector is on a tear,” one economist recently said.

For the first time in many years, it’s manufacturing that is being relied upon to lead the economy out of recession. A recent article in JounalNow.com reported, “American factories are humming and driving the economy forward.”

Three Big Reasons to Attend the 2013 Aftermarket eForum™

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on February 07, 2013

Kathleen Schmatz is President/CEO of the Auto Care Association. Follow her blog, On the Road with Kathleen for the latest in auto care news. 

Keywords: telematics, events

Captains of Industry

Posted by Kathleen Schmatz on February 05, 2013

The aftermarket lost two luminaries recently -- John Nerlinger and Gordon Ulsh. Both of their accomplishments and outlook cast huge silhouettes on the industry, though their styles were different and exceptional.

Keywords: auto care industry