The Auto Care Association announced the recipients of the Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education and Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Awards for 2016-2017.
Painters Supply & Equipment Co., the Taylor, Mich. based PBE distributor with 21 in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana was among those receiving awards this year.
Rick Guirlinger, president, Bourke Services, LLC in Raleigh, N.C. received the Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award. The Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award was created to honor Mort Schwartz, an aftermarket entrepreneur who is a strong advocate for industry education and scholarship programs. Guirlinger won the award for his tireless