INDUSTRY AFFILIATES - Supporting Those Who Support Our Industry
Our Industry Affiliates are partners that support our industry and businesses, helping raise the level of professionalism in our industry.
All Industry Affiliates are carefully screened to ensure a mutually beneficial relationship for ASA Colorado members and associate businesses.
The mission of AutoInc., the Automotive Service Association’s official publication, is to be the informational authority for ASA and industry members nationwide. Its purpose is to enhance the professionalism of these members through management, technical and legislative articles, researched and written with the highest regard for accuracy, quality and integrity.
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
ASE, is short for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. Since 1972 our independent non-profit organization has worked to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals.
Automotive Management Institute (AMi)
The Automotive Management Institute (AMi) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing industry-recognized professional management certificates and designations to the service and collision repair segments of the automotive industry. AMi collaborates with industry training providers to accredit live instructor-led courses as well as online courses through the AMi Learning Management System. The organization manages the industry’s respected “Accredited Automotive Manager” (AAM) professional designation and in 2016 will introduce new certificates and designations in Office Management and Master-level Accredited Automotive Manager.
Automotive Training Institute (ATI)
Since 1980, our coaching and AMI Certified workshops have made ATI the leader in helping to increase automotive repair shop profits & improve operations.
From its beginnings as Lincoln Technical Institute in 1946 to its current status as one of the nation’s leading providers of career education and training, Lincoln Educational Services Corporation ("Lincoln") is committed to providing students with the quality, hands-on skills and training they need to succeed in an ever-changing employment landscape.
Ratchet + Wrench
Your leading source for complete auto care coverage. In every issue, Ratchet+Wrench includes original profiles of auto care businesses as well as a feature article on a business topic and a Q&A with an industry leader. Every issue also includes business-building ideas for making money, saving money and working smarter in the Strategy department. Topics of these substantial original articles include: Customer Service, Education+Training, Finance+Operations, Human Resources, Law, Leadership, Sales+Marketing and Tech+Tools.
TECHNET Professional Automotive Service® is an industry solutions partnership designed to support independently owned service centers. We offer comprehensive technical solutions, marketing resources and business essentials to select, independently owned shops, allowing them to differentiate their business in the marketplace. The program allows Members to compete with larger chains, train their crew, grow their business, and save on everyday expenses. TECHNET makes it easier for shop owners to focus on doing what they do best – getting the job done right.