MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers congratulates the National Automotive Service Task Force as it Celebrates 23 Successful Years
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., – MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers is pleased to congratulate the National Automotive Service Task Force (NASTF) on its 23rd anniversary and its success in helping ensure security and repair information availability.
NASTF was established in June 2000. Since then, MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers has served on its Board of Directors and supported its mission to identify and resolve gaps in service, tool and training information. It also serves to minimize security breaches and vehicle thefts by vetting service professionals.
“Congratulations to NASTF on 23 valuable years serving our industry. NASTF’s success in developing solutions to ensure repair access and protect vehicle security demonstrates that an industry-wide initiative involving automakers and the aftermarket can work and work well,” said Paul McCarthy, president and CEO, MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers. “Collaboration across industry stakeholders can and must address challenges in data, access and security.”
The Board is comprised of representatives from automakers, aftermarket trade associations and leaders in diagnostics. Currently, Chris Gardner, SVP, MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers, is a member of the NASTF Board of Directors and continues to support NASTF efforts to facilitate communication and knowledge sharing between independent auto repair technicians and automakers.
About MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers
MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers exclusively serves manufacturers of aftermarket components, tools and equipment, and related products, an important part of the automotive parts manufacturing industry which supports 907,000 American jobs in all 50 states. MEMA Aftermarket is a recognized industry change agent – promoting a collaborative industry environment, providing a forum to address issues and serving as a valued resource for members across all areas of the aftermarket including light vehicle, commercial vehicle, and remanufacturing. MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers is a membership group within MEMA, The Vehicle Suppliers Association.
MEMA is the leading trade association in North America for vehicle suppliers, parts manufacturers, and remanufacturers. Automotive and commercial vehicle suppliers are the largest manufacturing sector in the United States and lead the way in new vehicle innovations. MEMA has been the voice of the vehicle supplier industry since 1904. Its more than 1,000 members are Strong by Association.
Members supply the aftermarket with the parts that keep millions of vehicles on the road, fueling international commerce and meeting society’s transportation needs. MEMA members are committed to safety and sustainability.
MEMA has offices in Southfield, Mich.; Research Triangle Park, N.C.; and Washington, D.C. Learn more at mema.org/aftermarket-suppliers.
Learn more about NASTF.