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Centric Parts Awarded Best Overall Import Product and Best Catalog 2012
The Auto International Association Once Again Recognizes Centric at 2012 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas
(LAS VEGAS, NV- October 30, 2012) - During the opening day of the aftermarket industry's annual AAPEX show in Las Vegas today, Centric Parts, a leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and clutch components and systems, received the Best Overall Import Aftermarket Product Award as well as the Best New Catalog of a Product Line for Import Cars or Trucks Award by the Auto International Association (AIA).
AIA, the import segment of AAIA, promotes trade in automotive products between the international automotive community and the North American aftermarket. The AIA judges selected the new Centric Parts Posi Quiet with Hardware Included program as the Best Overall Import Aftermarket Product for 2012. The award was presented to Centric Parts President Dan Lelchuk, who also accepted the Best Catalog Award for the 2013 Centric Parts Brake Systems Catalog.
"We are honored that AIA has again recognized Centric Parts and our products," said Lelchuk. "We have always been very proud of our Posi Quiet pads, and with the addition of complete application specific hardware kits in every box, we've made them an even better solution for technicians and consumers. And our catalog continues to deliver the industry's best and most comprehensive coverage out there."
These are just the latest awards Centric Parts has earned from AIA. The Centric Parts family earned a pair of product awards from AIA at AAPEX in 2008 for Centric Parts' CryoStop rotors as well as their Power Slot Power Alloy Enhanced Brake Rotors, which was named Best New Performance Product. In 2009, CentricParts.com won for best website and both Dino Crescentini, CEO of Centric Parts, and President Dan Lelchuk have personally been recognized for their contributions to the industry with Hall of Fame and Person of the Year awards respectively.
About Centric Parts ®
Centric Parts, which includes the StopTech and Power Slot brands, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems for cars, work duty vehicles and performance vehicles. Centric continually innovates significant improvements to brake technology for the street and track, having earned four patents along the way. The company was founded in 2000 in Southern California and has enjoyed solid growth every year since. Originally focusing on replacement parts for everyday use, Centric parts has aggressively expanded into the performance market by acquiring StopTech in 2006 and Power Slot in 2007. Today the company operates multiple warehouse and manufacturing facilities totaling over half-a-million square feet and employing over 500 workers.