ABAT is hosting three regional meetings January 23rd, 24th and 25th. All three meetings will deliver the same content, and are guaranteed to make a difference in your daily shop operations. This meeting and meal is FREE- Join us and bring a friend. Registration is appreciated but not required. Register below or email email@example.com
Attorney Todd Tracy, the lawyer that represented the owners of a Honda Fit in the high-profile case in Dallas, TX, Applauds the Auto Body Association of Texas for it's commitment to safety. Mr. Tracy was a spotlight speaker at the Texas Auto Body Trade show speaking to attendees on how to avoid litigation. His full presentation will be available to members of ABAT later this year. Click here to Join
Our Trade Shows highlight the latest products and trends in the collision repair industry
The main purpose of trade show events is to showcase a wide variety of options for attendees and business to engage and interact with each other while introducing them to the latest products and tools to benefit their business.
We provide education and team building for you and your staff.
Our regional meetings provide educational opportunities provided by leaders in the collision repair industry. Gain an overview of the new products and procedures that are being requirements in our industry.
Devoted to the advancement of the collision repair industry
The Auto Body Association of Texas is focused on serving you, the collision industry of Texas.
Learn about Industry Trends and Share Best Practices
ABAT provides a forum to communicate and discuss industry related issues, along with and Educational Platform to help ensure safe and proper
ABAT seeks to give auto body shops a voice and a forum to communicate and discuss industry related issues along with the educational platform that ensures the safe and proper repair of today’s high-tech vehicles
Safe & Proper Repairs
To perform high-quality repair service at a fair and just price. To have a sense of personal obligation to each customer.
Legislative Action and Lobbying that addresses issues like steering, parts and database manipulation.
Good Stewards of your Investment
ABAT reinvests your membership dollars in the industry through its legislative activities, trade shows and ongoing education initiatives.
ABAT creates a forum for our members to discuss best practices and industry trends. A way to combat the adage from insurance companies that “You’re
the only one” asking to be paid for a procedure.
2018-01-17T17:42:08+00:00 January 10th, 2018|
ABAT is hosting three regional meetings January 23rd, 24th and 25th. All three meetings will deliver the same content, and are guaranteed to make a difference in your daily shop operations. This meeting and meal is FREE- Join us and bring a friend. Registration is appreciated but not required. Register
2017-11-06T16:11:00+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|
*Reprinted with permission from Autobody News By Chasidy Rae Sisk On August 24-26, the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) hosted its 3rd Annual Texas Auto Body Trade Show at the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, TX with a theme of "That Ain't No Bull." According to ABAT Executive
2017-04-16T22:18:52+00:00 January 11th, 2017|
The Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) held an informational membership meeting in Waxahachie, Texas on Jan. 11 at the Waxahachie Civic Center. The meeting was held to bring awareness to the issues body shops face and the benefits of ABAT membership. ABAT held the meeting as a response to
2017-04-16T20:40:59+00:00 March 16th, 2015|
By Terry Box, Dallas News March 2015 Most of the body shop techs at Park Place Dealerships cringe when they see the word after-market in a repair order. Too often, after-market parts — any part not made by the original manufacturer — “just don’t fit,” said Eric McKenzie, director of
2017-04-15T18:22:47+00:00 February 8th, 2016|
The beginning of 2016 has been busy for the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT), which consistently works to bring education to the Texas collision industry. Two meetings in January brought industry speaker, Tim Ronak, AKZO Nobel, from California. Ronak’s presentations were tools for profitability and business management. They included