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Why join the Electrical Rebuilder's Association?
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!

Your ERA membership includes all of the following benefits, and the list keeps growing...


Technical Help Hot Line ERA members have someone to call when they run into a problem rebuilding an alternator, starter or generator. The answers to your questions about charging and starting circuits for specific automotive and light truck applications are only a phone call away. The help line is being answered by a veteran industry writer and instructor, Mohammad Samii. If he cannot answer your question he will refer you to another ERA member who can.


Special Discounts from participating ERA Supplier Members Suppliers offering discounts to ERA members include:
  • JIMCO - The ERA and JIMCO Inc. have partnered to give ERA members free access to the JIMCO Manuals Online web site. A $219.45 annual value!

  • WAI - Lester Catalog Company Offering a free one year Subscription to any new ERA members. A $395 value! Annual renewal members get a $100 discount.

  • Apptrak - Information at your finger tips! New & current ERA members can sign up for Apptrak Online ERA member special pricing of $249 per year. A savings of $146.
    Regular non- ERA members sign up price for Apptrak per year is 395 per year.

  • partref - ERA members receive free access to Partref, an online application database for alternators and starters.
24/7 Unrestricted Website Access When you need help, the ERA web site is always there to help find the answers - fast! Our web site is constantly adding new areas and new materials that are designed to help your business. Major areas include:
  • Technical Library - an ever-growing collection of articles, bulletins and manuals. You can browse by category or search the entire library by keywords.
  • Technical Video Library - an ever-growing collection of how to videos to help with your business training programs.
  • ERA Library - an ever-growing collection of OEM and after-market and equipment manufacturers operation, application, bill of materials, catalogs and manuals for the rotating electrical industry, including Ignition Magneto’s.
  • ERE Article Archive - articles published in the Electrical Rebuilder's Exchange newspaper, from 1999 to the current edition, are online and searchable articles published in the Electrical Rebuilder's Exchange newspaper, from 1999 to the current edition, are online and searchable.
  • Business Aids - when you need a form for your business you will probably find it here. Consignment guides, non-compete agreements, credit applications and many more forms are ready to use as-is or can be easily adapted for your use.
  • Online Purchases - DVDs, publications and identification, safety and warning unit labels along with yearly exchange magazine binders for your own ERA Exchange library can be conveniently purchased online, most at a discount. You can even join or renew your membership online.
  • Online Alternator Plug Code - identification manual that provides voltage regulator pin/terminal configuration and identification.
  • Online Website Links - to OEM application and bill of material cataloging.
  • Industry Events - training seminars, trade shows and other industry events are posted on the homepage.
  • ERA Biz-O-Meter - Busy? Normal? Slow? This exclusive business gauge will show you how other rebuilders are doing.
  • Forums - the ERA forum area puts you in touch with a community of industry experts and fellow rebuilders who:
    • help to answer your electrical questions
    • assist you in locating hard-to-find parts or tools
    • help you diagnose electrical problems
    • alert you to the latest electrical problems and solutions
    • just give you a lift by sharing ideas
The Member Savings Program Discount

The Member Savings Program is a FREE member benefit program which saves your business and your employees thousands of dollars per year on services you are already using.

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Savings do change every month please come and check every month to see what offers are available

Subscription to Monthly ERA Exchange Magazine Members do not have to subscribe. The ERA pays for your annual subscription to the ERA Exchange monthly magazine! Members can also read the current issue and access past issues online.
Exclusive Benefits for Supplier Members In addition to all of the above benefits of membership, ERA Supplier members receive:
  • Your banner ads placed on the ERA website for free when you supply the ad.
  • Access to contact information for all active ERA members.
  • New products displayed in the ERA New Products Forum when you provide photo and text.
Find-A-Rebuilder As an ERA member, you and your business are automatically added to the Find-A-Rebuilder database.
  • That means that your business contact information can be found by other ERA members or the general public.
  • You can use this tool yourself to find help for a customer who may be broken down out of state.
ERA Preferred Credit Card Processing The ERA has partnered with Merchant Lynx Services for credit card processing.
  • Several fully compliant plans available. Cash discount program or low-rate merchant paid processing fee option
  • No annual fees
  • US based 24/7 customer support
  • Application fees and other program fees waived for ERA members
  • All credit card types accepted
  • Terminal provided with low monthly rate
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