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Brake Parts Inc. welcomes Brian Kirts
May 19, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Brian Kirts has joined Brake Parts Inc. (BPI) as director of retail accounts. Kirts will be responsible for a broad range of duties, including identification of new customers, customer acquisition, proposal and contract management, customer/account management and development, sales planning

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Cardone wins catalog award
May 18, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Cardone Industries was recently honored with a “Best in Class” President’s Award for Electronic Data Excellence by Advance Auto Parts at the 2015 NCMA Conference in Orlando, Fla. Criteria for judging included data accuracy, prompt monthly delivery, image coverage and

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Dayco celebrates 110 years
May 18, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Dayco is celebrating the 110th anniversary of its founding in Dayton, Ohio. The company began operations on May 17, 1905 as Dayton Rubber Manufacturing Company, manufacturing garden hose and canning jar rubber sealing rings. Since then, Dayco has grown into

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Worldpac opens new warehouse in Dallas
May 18, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Worldpac has opened a new regional branch warehouse in Dallas, TX. The facility offers expanded service and delivery options to independent automotive repair professionals in the local area. The facility is located at 2931 Irving Blvd., Suite 106, Dallas, TX

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NAPA acquires Young Automotive Professionals
May 15, 2015 by Allan Janssen

NAPA Canada has purchased Young Automotive Professionals in Port Colborne, Ont. The business, founded by the Young brothers in 1966, has been owned for the last 30 years or so by partners Claudio Sceppacerqua and John Grandilli. According to NAPA Ontario’s

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ATP Automotive celebrates 60 years
May 15, 2015 by CARS Magazine

ATP’s new logo is featured prominently on the company’s recently redesigned website.

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Raybestos Camaro finally reaches winner 
May 14, 2015 by Allan Janssen

After appearing in Las Vegas and touring North America, the Raybestos 1971 Chevrolet Camaro RS “G-Machine” has reached its final destination: the driveway of Brian Williams of Lynchburg, Va.

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Fram and Autolite hit the road for Mobile Tour
May 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Major automotive brands debut expanded technical training and consumer education offerings.

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Milwaukee Tools used in Nepal relief efforts
May 13, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Milwaukee Tool Canada donated $10,000 worth of power tools to Burnaby Firefighters Local 323, who recently traveled to Nepal to assist with rescue efforts following the devastating earthquake there. The 19 Burnaby firefighters were joined by members of the B.C. Firefighters Search

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Champion’s ‘King of the Road’ contest returns
May 12, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Federal-Mogul Motorparts’ iconic Champion Spark Plug brand is ready to crown more vehicle royalty with the return of the popular Champion “King of the Road” contest. The contest again will pay out a total of $10,000 to owners of the

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AAPEX unveils new website
May 12, 2015 by Allan Janssen

The Automotive Aftermarket Parts Exposition (AAPEX) has launched a new website. The new site at www.aapexshow.com is designed to make it easier to register for the premier, global automotive aftermarket event, reserve discounted hotel rooms, and stay informed about the

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Keith Marchiando joins AP Exhaust Technologies
May 11, 2015 by Allan Janssen

Keith Marchiando has been named chief financial officer of AP Exhaust Technologies. He is also the newest member of the AP Exhaust Executive team, effective May 2015. Marchiando joins AP Exhaust with over 25 years of global finance experience. Most