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.



automotive warehouse distributors associationAWDA 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.
car care professionals networkCCPN 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 communityFMC 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.
automotive content professionals network (ACPN)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.
HDDA: Heavy DutyHDDA serves as the primary source of information and communications to a growing membership that shares a common interest in the heavy duty market, and enables its members to make better business decisions through a series of reports and industry events.
import vehicle communityThe 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.
manufacturers' representatives

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.

women in auto careWomen 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.
paint, body and equipment specialists

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.

tool and equipment

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.

upholstery and trim international council

Upholstery and Trim International Council (UTIC) educates, informs, serves and provides networking opportunities for companies that manufacture or distribute interior and exterior fabrics, associated hardware and products used in the repair or restoration of cars and trucks.

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