People & Places

MCHENRY, Illinois, April 30, 2018 – Brake Parts Inc (BPI) was named a 2017 GM Supplier of the Year by General Motors during its 26th annual Supplier of the Year awards ceremony held recently in Orlando, Florida. GM recognized 132 of its best suppliers from 17 countries who have consistently...
PHILADELPHIA (April 27, 2018) — Leading supplier of automotive replacement parts, CARDONE Industries, has won five top awards through the Automotive Content Professionals Network’s (ACPN) 2018 Content Excellence Awards. CARDONE earned the bronze award for Paper Catalog as well as four of the eight...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (April 27, 2018) – FinishMaster has donated $50,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation in celebration of the company’s 50th Anniversary. The contribution from FinishMaster provides crucial support for the Education Foundation and its ability to support high school and...
automotive supplier DENSO Corp., is pleased to announce promotions to its senior management team. Effective April 1, the changes support the company’s ongoing expansion to meet the growing demand for DENSO aftermarket automotive, commercial and industrial products. Steve Corey has been promoted to...
Dale E. Hopkins, Chief Information Officer
San Antonio, TX – Dale E. Hopkins, Chief Information Officer at the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, was a keynote speaker at last week’s Auto Care Association’s Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) Knowledge Exchange Conference in Fort Worth, TX from April 15-18, 2018. Speaking to over...
OSSEO, Wisc. – Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is excited to announce the promotion of Steve Love to manager of the parts and filters sales department. Love has been with GFS since 2014, working within the industrial sales business unit. He began his career with GFS as an estimator, and in 2016...
TROY, MICH. (APRIL 19, 2018) - DAYCO Products, LLC has announced the  appointment of Daniel Sheehan as vice president of aftermarket sales.  Sheehan will lead all sales, business development and marketing  efforts in the United States.   Sheehan brings more than 25 years of diverse automotive...
Choice Award at the Auto Care Association’s Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) Knowledge Exchange Conference from April 15-18 in Fort Worth, TX.  This award recognizes Delphi’s reliability to be first to market with high quality products and consistently provide proactive category...
Grapevine, Texas and Staunton, Virginia – April 16, 2018 – The Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group) honored its top supplier partners during its first combined member meeting held April 9-12 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. Standard Motor Products (SMP)...
MCHENRY, Ill. – April 16, 2018 – BPI Group Europe has hired Lars Stuhlweissenburg to serve as the general manager, it was announced today by David Overbeeke, president and CEO, Brake Parts Inc. In his new role, Stuhlweissenburg will manage the European operations and business around Remy rotating...

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Parts & People is published monthly by Automotive Counseling and Publishing Company, Inc., a Colorado corporation, P.O. Box 18731 Denver, CO 80203, 303-765-4664. President-Lance Buchner. Founded by Lance Buchner and Dave Lucia.