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
HB 3804, a bill written for collision repairers to ensure a more safe repair for the consumer did not get to the final committee in Austin. This bill sponsored by Rep. Travis Clardy, R-Nacogdoches was moving through the legislative process and ran out of time for a vote. We will never
The Auto Body Association of Texas is holding its First Annual Skeet Shoot, May 25th at Elm Fork Shooting Sports in Dallas, Texas. The event was originally scheduled for May 3rd but had to be canceled due to inclement weather. Shotgun rental, training, and safety orientation are available at Elm Fork.
National AutoBody Research (NABR) announced that it has teamed up with the Auto Body Association of Texas (ABAT) to launch its Ray Gunder Real-Time Labor Rate Survey in the state of Texas. This survey measures the current range of market prices for shop labor and material rates in the collision