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Aftermarket Data Standards – Beyond ACES

To remain relevant and valuable, the industry standards will continue to evolve and grow. They will never be finished, Scott Luckett affirmed.

Skyline Emissions Inc. Joins the JNPSoft/OptiCat Network

Skyline Emissions designs, develops and manufactures aftermarket diesel particulate filters and diesel oxidation catalysts.


Data standards work behind the scenes to make our e-cats efficient, powerful and accurate, says Counter Pro Tom Dayton.

FCS Automotive International Joins the OptiCat Network

More and more aftermarket parts data receivers are requesting high-quality digital product data and application that conforms to the Auto Care ACES and PIES data standards. 

Auto Care Offers Accredited Product Data Standards E-Course

The new online course provides the necessary skills auto care industry professionals need to use industry data standards that speak the same technical language as their customers.

Auto Care Data Standards Now Across The Americas

The addition of data in the Canadian French, Spanish and Portuguese languages helps expand market reach and efficiency.

S. America Catalog Data, Translations Now Available

The Auto Care Association says this addition creates a new “VCdb South America” database subscription that subscribers can load into their product information management solution.

Auto Care Association CEO Bill Hanvey Presents Catalog And Product Standards At CIIAM Conference

The consequences of non-standardized part and application data are higher product returns, fewer repeat customers and lost opportunities from related items.

University Of The Aftermarket, Auto Care Association To Host ACES & PIES Training Seminar

This two-day seminar will explain the foundation of data standards for aftermarket content professionals.