Raybestos brand brakes was presented with the Parts Plus "Partner of the Year" award at the Parts Plus National Convention in Las Vegas. The 2001 award marks the second consecutive year that Raybestos brand brakes has received this prestigious honor. The 2001 award was presented to Larry Pavey, president of Dana Brake and Chassis, Steve Horn, Raybestos’ vice-president of sales, and Jerry Dollar, director of sales to Parts Plus. Making the presentation for Parts Plus was president Mike Lambert and David Prater, director of product. "The Parts Plus Partner of the Year award is a tremendous achievement for our company," said Larry Pavey. "The award represents a continued team effort and an ongoing commitment to quality and customer service. We are truly honored to be recognized in this fashion by one of our premier customers." The Parts Plus Partner of the Year award is presented annually to the company or vendor who performs the best overall service for the Parts Plus members. The award is based on a combination of four exclusive categories. Raybestos was awarded the majority vote as well as taking honors for both the Logistics, and Sales and Marketing categories. Among other criteria, Raybestos was judged for their stock availability, quality of marketing programs, and field representation and member support.