Leading the Industry in Times of Change


1904

Leading industry companies joined together to form MEMA
 

1933

MEMA co-sponsors the first Automotive Service Industries Show, forerunner of AAIW and AAPEX

1960

MEMA opens an office in Washington, D.C.
 

1970s

MEMA establishes the first of its many councils, serving as valuable forums for active industry executives
 

1983

MEMA forms the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA)
 

1987

MEMA establishes the Japan Automotive Advisory Group (JAAG), supporting suppliers doing business in Japan
 

1992

MEMA helps form the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week
 

1998

MEMA's Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) forms

2002

MEMA forms Trilateral Agreement on behalf of our members with the European association of automotive suppliers (CLEPA) and the Japan Auto Parts Industry Association (JAPIA)
 

2002

MEMA establishes the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA), exclusively serving aftermarket product manufacturers
 

2010

MEMA establishes its Political Action Committee (MEMA PAC)
 

2011

MEMA establishes the Motor and Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA)
 

2015

MEMA celebrates 110 years serving its more than 1,000 members