Why Should You Join the Auto Body Association of Texas?

Member Benefits

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2020 Dean Griffin Memorial Skeet Shoot

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

Because Every Body Shop Deserves to be Profitable

Trade Shows

Our Trade Shows highlight the latest products and trends in the collision repair industry

Trade Shows

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.

Regional Meetings

We provide education and team building for you and your staff.

Regional Meetings

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.

Collision Repairers

Devoted to the advancement of the collision repair industry

Collision Repairers

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

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Our Core Values

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

Latest News

Auto Body Association of Texas Teams Up with National AutoBody Research

November 13th, 2014|

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


January 11th, 2022|

Collision Repair facilities need to understand the importance of filling out labor rate surveys. Keeping your information up to date in these databases creates a more fair market for everyone. In such a highly skilled industry, we should be submitting and collecting this data regularly as our requirements to


ABAT Sponsors

The Auto Body Association of Texas graciously thanks these sponsors for their support of the collision industry

Focused on the Success of the Texas Collision Repair Industry

Our Members have access to databases that contain information on local labor rate surveys, discrepancies in estimating systems, P-page information, and more.


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