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Windom takes place on Uni-Select board of directors
May 6, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Uni-Select’s newly appointed CEO and president, Brent Windom, has been formally appointed to the company’s board of directors. Starting May 2, he joined 11 other board members to oversee company strategies, operations, and finance. “We are proud to have Brent

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Cardone plans for growth with new majority owner
May 3, 2019 by Renee Montague

Philadelphia-based parts maker Cardone Industries has a new majority owner in Brookfield Business Partners. Brookfield’s first quarter 2019 financial results, released May 1, mentioned the purchase of the company which was founded by Michael Cardone with his late father, Michael

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New Philips headlight brighter, whiter than halogen
May 3, 2019 by Adam Malik

The new Philips X-tremeUltinon LED headlights produce a brighter, bolder light that illuminates the road up to 200 percent brighter than traditional halogen headlights. The 6500K artic white light is noticeably whiter and utilizes Safe Beam Technology, a uniform and

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Carquest, Worldpac set date for 2019 golf fundraiser
May 3, 2019 by Renee Montague

Shop owners and technicians are invited to join Worldpac and Carquest on the links this August, as the companies host another fundraising golf day. Money raised at the Aug. 27 event at Springfield Golf and Country Club in Guelph, Ont.

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Spectra Premium invests in Swedish facility
May 2, 2019 by Adam Malik

Spectra Premium Industries announced through its European subsidiary, TechROi Fuel Systems AB (TFS) that it has invested in a new stainless steel fuel tank assembly line in Trollhättan, Sweden. The new facility, to open in October 2019, will involve manufacturing

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Arnott adds rear air spring for Lexus
May 2, 2019 by Adam Malik

Air suspension products company Arnott has introduced new aftermarket replacement air springs for the 2010-2018 Lexus GX 460, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado and 4Runner. The A-3331 (rear right) and A-3332 (rear left), for the 2010-2018 Lexus GX 460, Toyota Land Cruiser Prado (J150) and

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Barton Auto Parts annual trade show draws big crowd
May 2, 2019 by Allan Janssen

The 19th edition of Barton Auto Parts’ annual trade show was held this week at the Ancaster Fairgrounds in Ancaster, Ont.

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Bestbuy celebrates but remembers lost friend
May 1, 2019 by Adam Malik

The annual general meeting of Bestbuy Distributors shareholders and vendors is typically an upbeat affair. Jobbers and suppliers mix and mingle throughout the night, awards are handed out the distributor’s top partners and the entertainment after dinner keeps people on

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Spectra Premium recognized with award
May 1, 2019 by Adam Malik

Quebec’s Spectra Premium Industries was awarded the 2018 Supplier of the Year, Silver Category award by Crow-Burlingame Co./Bumper to Bumper at their 2019 Vendor Show of the Decades celebrating their 100th anniversary in Little Rock, Ark. The prize was award

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U.S. expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles
May 1, 2019 by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press

U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles equipped with bags that may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths. Vehicles

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Windom picked to lead Uni-Select 
April 30, 2019 by Adam Malik

Long-time Uni-Select veteran Brent Windom has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the company.  The move is effective May 1. He replaces interim president and CEO Andre Courville, who stepped down as chairman to assume the

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Move to new facility marks opportunity for growth for Permatex
April 30, 2019 by Renee Montague

Permatex has moved its business operations from Hartford, CT to its Solon, OH facility where manufacturing and distribution centres are already in place. “Having all of our personnel, from business operations, to R&D, to manufacturing, in the same location gives