TORONTO (Nov. 10, 2014) — Uni-Select Canada has named Brake Parts Inc. its 2014 Innovator of the Year Award winner for its Raybestos-brand Element3 brake pads featuring Enhanced Hybrid Technology (EHT).
Gary O'Connor, president and COO, Automotive Canada, Uni-Select, presented the award to Brian Kowalski, vice president, branded sales, Canada, Brake Parts during Uni-Select's Supplier Appreciation Day and Awards event held Oct. 23 in Toronto.
According to Brake Parts, the Raybestos Element3 brake line delivers the best attributes of ceramic and semi-metallic brakes all in one pad. They are designed to ensure optimal performance, offer improved pad wear and durability, and deliver “unsurpassed stopping power and vehicle control.”
“As the world's first enhanced hybrid brake pad, Element3 has been a real game changer for the industry and has been extremely well-received in Canada,” Mr. Kowalski said. “Our product innovation is a direct result of our cutting-edge technology, extensive research and development and intense dedication to our customers through safety and quality. We are honored to help Uni-Select serve their network of installers and wholesalers with the best brake products in the aftermarket.”