PJW Auto Accreditations and Affiliations
PJW Auto is a member of the following automotive, community, and business organizations.
PJW Auto’s Automobile Service Industry Associations
- Alliance of Automotive Service Providers, Minnesota (AASP). The AASP is an association of nearly 700 independently-owned automotive service businesses and industry suppliers. Since AASP’s founding in 1955, AASP has been dedicated to improving the state’s automotive service industry and the success of its members.
- SAE International (SAE Int’l). The Society of Automotive Engineers has more than 90,000 members – engineers, business executives, educators, and students from more than 97 countries – who share information and exchange ideas for advancing the engineering of mobility systems. SAE is a resource for standards development, technical information and expertise used in designing, building, maintaining, and operating self-propelled vehicles for use on land or sea, in air or space. We demonstrate our commitment to society through local, national, and international public awareness programs that promote vehicle safety and maintenance and energy resource conservation and energy-related education. Industry and faculty awards provide recognition to outstanding contributors in the profession.
PJW Auto’s Community and Business Affiliations
- Better Business Bureau (BBB). PJW Auto has been a member of the BBB since 1996 and is an Accredited Member. Since the founding of thefirst BBB in 1912, the BBB system has proven that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation and consumer education.
- Business Network International (BNI). BNI is a global organization designed to increase business for local members through word-of-mouth referrals. PJW Auto is a member of the Synergy Chapter of BNI. The chapter meets Tuesday at 8 AM at the New Brighton Family Services Center. To learn more about BNI and how word-of-mouth referrals can improve your business, visit the BNI MN web site.
- Lights on for Safety. Lights on for Safety is a yearly project that occurs every October. This program helps stock local food shelves by asking auto owners for donations while technicians replace exterior lights for free. Patrick is a former Chairman of Lights on for Safety and currently is the lead volunteer for Lights on for Safety. He has been running the Lights on for Safety program since it’s inception over 10 years ago.
- The Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce (TC North). The chamber is a non-profit organization of people working to improve the northern Twin Cities metropolitan area. The Chamber is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and has members representing all business classes including but not limited to: professionals, retail, service, restaurants, real estate, construction, manufacturers, financial, automotive and individuals. Patrick has been on the Board of the Twin City North Chamber for the last seven years.