For the 5th consecutive year, Dura-Bond Bearing Company of Carson City, Nevada has received “Featured Supplier” status with the Engine Pro Group of Wheat Ridge, Colorado. The Engine Pro Group held their annual Shareholder/ Supplier meetings in Dallas, Texas during the week of November 13th and voted on which suppliers would receive this award. Dura-Bond is one of only 7 Engine Pro suppliers including their new parent company Melling Engine Parts earning this status for 2007. Engine Pro is a program distribution group equally owned by 13 independent engine parts distribution companies. The company headquarters, Engine Parts Group, Inc. (EPGI), is located in Wheat Ridge, Colorado and provides purchasing, marketing and other strategic assistance to its owner distributors. Collectively, the Engine Pro Distributors operate a total of 33 distribution centers nationally, serving in excess of 20,000 machine shop and engine rebuilder customers throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Dura -Bond Bearing Company recently announced that it is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Melling Tool Company/ Melling Engine Parts of Jackson, Michigan. Dura-Bond manufactures a complete line of camshaft bearings, valve seats, valve shims, and engine hardware kits for the stock engine rebuilding and performance industries.