STAUNTON, Va. (Aug. 2, 2016) — Suppliers supporting Federated Auto Parts' Federated Car Care program were recently honored for their participation in the support program for automotive service providers.
“Our Federated Car Care Centers provide value and trust to their customers and are the unsung heroes in our industry,” said John Marcum, director of marketing for Federated. “We are fortunate that so many of our vendor partners share our dedication to help Federated Car Care Centers succeed by providing them with marketing support, training and technical assistance, and other business-building programs.
“These suppliers allow us to deliver the best overall support package, helping to build a strong network of experienced, well-trained and trusted repair facilities.”
The following Federated vendor partners “provide outstanding support” to the car care program, according to the Staunton-based auto parts distributor:
- General Motors Co.'s ACDelco unit;
- Airtex Products, LP.;
- Akebono Brake Corp,;
- AP Exhaust Products Inc.;
- ATP Automotive;
- Fram Group IP L.L.C.'s Autolite brand;
- Robert Bosch GmbH
- Cardone Industries Inc.
- Continental Automotive Systems Inc.'s VDO trademark
- CRC Industries
- Dayco Products L.L.C.
- Denso Corp.
- Dorman Products Inc.
- Brothers Research Corp.'s Duragloss unit
- East Penn Manufacturing
- Federal-Mogul Corp.
- Gates Corp.
- Grote Industries Inc.
- Hastings Premium Filters
- Dupli-Color Products Co., a unit of Sherwin-Williams Co.
- KYB America Corp.
- Lisle Corp.
- Ford Motor Co.'s Motorcraft brand
- Penray Companies Inc.
- Plews & Edelmann
- Remy International Inc.
- SMP Corp.
- Spectra Premium Industries Inc.
- Brandlines Pty. Ltd.'s Strong Arm brand
- Tenneco Inc.
- UnderCar Express L.L.C.
- Wix Filtration Products
Federated described its Car Care Center program as “one of the fastest growing, complete support programs for some of the nation's finest automotive service providers.” The company said it provides its Car Care Center members with a comprehensive national advertising program, signage, marketing support, technical and business training and other programs, such as a nationwide warranty.