People & Places

MCHENRY, Illinois – April 9, 2018 – Several leadership management changes are taking place at Brake Parts Inc (BPI), it was announced today by David Overbeeke, president and CEO. Patrick Keane, vice president of global distribution and Dave Sather, vice president of global sourcing will retire at...
Troy, Mich. (April, 2018) – Dayco, a leading engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has relocated the company’s Aftermarket operations from Tulsa, Oklahoma to the Dayco headquarters located in Troy, Michigan. Dayco is relocating its...
GERMANTOWN, Tenn., April 4, 2018 – The Automotive Distribution Network capped off its recent national convention at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando by awarding a brand-new Ford F-150 truck valued at $41,000 to grand-prize winner Richard Feagle, who co-owns Archer Automotive...
Toronto, ON [April 3, 2018] – Mevotech LP is honoured to be the recipient of NAPA’s Sales Leadership Award for 2017. The award was presented at NAPA’s annual Vendor Summit meeting held recently in Atlanta, GA. “It is truly an honor to have a company like NAPA, with 93 years as an aftermarket leader...
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., April 3, 2018 – TRICO® Wiper Products was recently honored with the “Excellence in Quality” NAPA vendor award. The award was presented at the annual NAPA Vendor Summit in Atlanta. “Last year marked TRICO’s return to supplying the NAPA wiper category, and this recognition is...
Palm Beach Gardens, FL – April 3, 2018 –  TBC Corporation, one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, recently announced the growth of the leadership team in Supply Chain & Logistics to support expansion for the company. The newest additions to the team announced...
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NATIONAL The Automotive Management Institute (AMi) announced new continuing education requirements to maintain its professional designations. AMi will provide designation graduates holding one of its many professional designations until Dec. 31, to complete six credit hours of AMi-approved training...
GERMANTOWN, TN, March 28, 2018: With great sadness, the Automotive Distribution Network recently announced the passing of Kenneth (Kenny) Wayne Lewis, 64, who served the group’s product department in a variety of leadership roles over his 19 years with the association. A respected figure in the...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 22, 2018 – James Roach, Immediate Past Chairman of the I-CAR® International Board of Directors, was awarded the Founder’s Award for his dedication and service to I-CAR at the 2018 I-CAR Volunteer & Instructor Conference held recently in San Antonio, Texas. Roach was...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (March 22, 2018) – NCS/Single Source have donated $40,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation. The contribution from NCS provides crucial support for the Education Foundation and its ability to support high school and technical college school collision programs,...

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