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G.K. Industries Ltd. partners with Opticat e-commerce data

G.K. Industries Ltd., a leader in the manufacturing of filtration products, joins forces with OptiCat, a leading supplier of cataloguing data services for the Automotive and Heavy Duty Aftermarkets, to support their customers with e-commerce. OptiCat develops software...

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Brake Parts Inc recognized by Uni-Select with Diamond Award

Brake Parts Inc (BPI), now a part of First Brands Group, was recently honoured by Uni-Select with its highest supplier recognition, the Diamond Award, during Uni-Select’s AutoXPO Virtual Trade Show and Convention.  “It is a tremendous honour to be recognized by...

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James David Power III, founder of J.D. Power (1931-2021)

James David Power, who turned a kitchen table business into the symbol defining vehicle quality and research globally, passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the age of 89. J. David Power began conducting customer satisfaction research on April 1, 1968 as founder...

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Masterpieces of Metal: Canadian Matteo Medoro does it again

Masterpieces of Metal: Canadian Matteo Medoro does it again

For the third time, young builder Matteo Medoro has risen to the top of the list in competition. This time, the Edmonton builder's 1947 Dodge truck creation was named the top truck entry in the Masterpieces of Metal contest. In each of the past two years, the autobody...

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MAHLE Motorsport releases new application guide

MAHLE Motorsport, manufacturer of race ready piston kits recognized for championships in NASCAR, American LeMans and other top series, introduces a new 2021 Application Guide. The guide offers a complete listing of all PowerPak and PowerPak Plus Piston Kits offered...

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Norm Rose: Customer service professionalism during COVID-19

Norm Rose: Customer service professionalism during COVID-19

By Norm Rose, Excel Sales Consulting With all the ways COVID-19 has changed how we do business day to day, your stores are likely looking a little different today than in the past. However, your levels of customer service should be as high, or even higher than ever....

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Grant Brothers Sales adds Timken

Grant Brothers Sales has announced that it has added Timken to the portfolio of suppliers it represents to the automotive aftermarket and heavy-duty channels in Canada. In a statement, Grant Brothers Sales said "We are pleased to announce our new partnership with The...

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Genuine Parts Company sets date for earnings release

Genuine Parts Company plans to release Fourth Quarter Earnings on February 17, 2021.  Management will also conduct a conference call on this date at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. The public may access the call and supplemental earnings deck on the Company's website...

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