REBUILDING IS RECYCLING It's good for the environment!
ERA News! -The ERA website is undergoing its final move to a new server & hosting company. This process will be ongoing this week, if you experience any issues please call the web developer.
ERA Says Hello to Michele! Extended Office Hours!
Beginning on October 2, the ERA's office hours will be increased to five days a week with longer hours each day. The new office hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Central Time.
Members can now call the office any weekday using the same number as before: (636) 584-7400.
You can email the office at: off(click here)@electricalrebuilders.org.
Michele Schroeder, known by many for her smiling face and diligent work at trade shows, has taken over the task of running the association's office.
If by chance she happens to be unable to answer your call, please leave a message so that she can be better prepared to return your call.
ERA Membership Benefits!
When you become an ERA member, you gain immediate access to many different small business services and discounts, a forum composed of industry experts and fellow rebuilders and a wealth of valuable information. Together, these resources can help you lower your costs, boost your profits and deal with the unique challenges of running your electrical rebuilding business.
As a member of the ERA, you support the electrical rebuilding industry and can also make new friends along the way!
All labels are printed in bright color on a heavy heat-resistant stock with high-bond adhesive backing. They are laminated with a clear layer that is resistant to oil, gas and water.
These labels will give your products a professional look that will set them apart from the competition. They are made to last.
Labels are affordably priced and can be ordered right off of the ERA website or by calling the ERA office at: 636-584-7400. Order yours today. All prices include free shipping.
Auto Parts Professional's Guide for Selling Rebuilt Electrical Products
This handy reference book was written specifically to help sales-counter personnel and installers by answering the questions they ask most. Easy-to-understand text, along with charts and color diagrams, make charging and starting systems seem simple. This 24-page book can help rebuilders train their employees and customers alike. It contains tips and advice on everything from common failures and their causes to testing for voltage drops.
This 100-minute DVD covers all forms of soldering used in automotive electrical rebuilding. It's the perfect training tool for teaching new employees the fine art of soldering or an excellent refresher course for old-timers. Everything you ever wanted to know about soldering is covered in this presentation.
Partnership with Apptrak Brings Deep Discount for ERA Members
Apptrak is a web-based starter/alternator information database tool created for electrical rebuilders and managed by the electrical rebuilder, Whatcom Electric. Having the parts and cross-reference information that you need, right at your fingertips, saves you time and eliminates trial and error guess work. Apptrak is designed to help electrical rebuilders operate more efficiently and produce a higher quality product by quickly providing the data that they need when they need it.
Apptrak Online includes:
Unit cross reference
Clear unit photos and specs
Unit substitution information
up-to-date industry pricing
Keep your own notes
Try it before you buy it! Apptrak offers a free two-week trial for rebuilders.
$395/year—Includes two users per business
$249/year—Special price for ERA members. Includes two users per business