Do you have a client who was under-indemnified by an insurance company? Let's make their voice heard! ABAT is working hard to prepare for the upcoming legislative session. We have some important things that we hope to get passed in 2021. Our Lobbyist has worked hard in the off season to build the right relationships to help us be successful but nothing is more impactful than these legislators hearing from
4th annual ABAT skeet shoot is on the horizon! Join us for fun, food and prizes as we mix and mingle, both shop manager and vendor alike! Come as a single shooter or build a team! ABAT's 3rd annual Skeet shoot is now named in honor of our late board member and skeet shoot founding member, Dean Griffin. Join us for food, fun and great prizes all while supporting a
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.
Do you have a client who was under-indemnified by an insurance company? Let's make their voice heard! ABAT is working hard to prepare for the upcoming legislative session. We have some important things that we hope to get passed in 2021. Our Lobbyist has worked hard in the off season
The Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) is pleased to announce the affiliation of the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT), a brand new association dedicated to levelling the playing field for collision repairers across the state. Currently headquartered in Henderson, Texas, and in existence since June of this year,
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
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