paint, body and equipment specialists

paint, body and equipment specialists


The Auto Care Paint, Body And Equipment Specialist community 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

May 15 - 17 | Hard Rock Hotel | San Diego, CA

The PBES Conference brings 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 2019 conference is “EVOLVE!” and will focus on the technological and financial dynamics that influence the health and future of our industry-leading distributors, manufacturers, WDs and manufacturers' reps to share your knowledge and ideas that will impact your future success. 

Please check back to find more details.

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
  • 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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