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Advance Auto Parts Q1 results show continued growth

Automotive aftermarket parts provider Advance Auto Parts, Inc. , announced its financial results for the first quarter ended April 23, 2022, marking it's eighth consecutive quarter of growth, though weather and stimulus shifts drove down DIY results. "In the first...

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KYB named Marketing Excellence Vendor of the Year

Paul Kratzer, Ron Fisher, KYB Regional Manager and KYB Vice President Mike Fiorito were on-site to receive the award from The Group. KYB continues to be recognized for their marketing efforts, most recently by the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group). The award...

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BBB Industries to be acquired by Clearlake

BBB Industries, LLC, a manufacturer and leader in the automotive aftermarket, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. with continued investment by Genstar Capital and BBB's management team. Upon closing...

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The AAM Group recognizes top suppliers, ‘Ambassadors’

The AAM Group presented awards to nine supplier partners and key individual "Ambassadors" at its recent annual Membership Meeting in Frisco, Texas.  Highlighted by the Partnership and Group Impact Awards, the categories also included Data Quality, Fastest...

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Late Bob Greenwood honoured with Distinguished Service Award

The late Bob Greenwood was named as this year’s recipient of the Automotive Industries Association of Canada’s Distinguished Service Award, the highest award presented by the association. Greenwood, who passed away in the fall of 2021, was a much-respected trainer and...

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Automotive Parts Associates adds to leadership team

Automotive Parts Associates (APA) is adding to its leadership team with the addition of Christopher Wilkinson as Program Manager. In just four years, Wilkinson has managed to amass a myriad of skills ranging from customer service to sales, all of which will serve him...

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AIA Canada appoints new executive committee and directors

The AIA Canada ushered in a new Executive Committee: Bob Jaworski, President and General Manager, Auto Electric Service, immediate past chair;  Jason Yurchak, Senior Vice-president, Worldpac Canada, chair; Shannon Spano, Vice-president of Sales, Wakefield Canada,...

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H54K Foundation Chairman’s Challenge is Back!

Following a successful inaugural AIA High Fives for Kids Foundation Chairman’s Challenge in 2021, the youth-focused fundraising campaign has returned. The Chairman’s Challenge was initiated in 2021 by the Foundation’s chair Raymond Proulx as the continuing absence of...

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