Networking and Development_Communities


The Auto Care Association works as an umbrella organization serving every corner of the auto care industry through its network of company- and individual-based communities. Companies can choose to join the Auto Care Association as a General Member, or for no additional charge, affiliate with one of the Company Communities shown below to take advantage of certain, community-specific benefits.

Company Communities

AWDA Community logo w Tag

AWDA is the oldest organized group of warehouse distributors for the motor vehicle aftermarket, along with their respective suppliers of parts, accessories and other supplies. AWDA supports programs specific to aftermarket distribution.

CCPN Community logo wTag

CCPN provides a structure to foster and promote communications between car care professionals and manufacturers, distributors, retailers and other members of the Auto Care Association.

Filter Manufacturers Community logo wTag

FMC represents manufacturers of vehicular filtration products. The community monitors regulatory and technological developments that affect the industry, supports members through catalog committees and provides technical filter information.

Import Vehicle Community Logo (PMS 300) wTag

The Import Vehicle Community is the segment of the Auto Care Association that is hyper-focused on serving the needs of all businesses engaged in import nameplate products and services.


The Manufacturers’ Representatives Council supports and promotes the interests, image and value of the Auto Care Association’s manufacturers’ representative member firms, and provides opportunities to enhance their professional skills and implement best practices.

PBES Community logo w Tag

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

Tool and Equipment Community logo w Tag

Tool and Equipment educates, informs, represents, serves and provides networking opportunities for manufacturers and distributors who specialize in providing the tools and equipment needed to perform repair and maintenance in the motor vehicle auto care market.

Individual-Based Communities

ACPN color logo

ACPN, formerly NCMA, helps auto care content manager members sell more products, reduce costs and increase efficiency through accurate catalogs, efficient production processes and new technology.

Women in Auto Care Community logo

Women in Auto Care is a global community of auto care industry professionals that seeks to transform the lives of those transforming the auto care world.

YANG Color logo w Tag

YANG provides young auto care professionals in their twenties and thirties the opportunity to network with industry peers, enhance knowledge and improve leadership capabilities.