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Centric Parts VP Steve Hughes Named to ITAC
( Industry, Calif. - August 5, 2015) Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket brake and chassis components for import and domestic cars and trucks announced today that Vice President of Governmental Affairs/Logistics/Supplier Development, Steve Hughes, has been appointed to serve on the U.S. Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Automotive Equipment and Capital Goods (ITAC 2) as a representative of Centric Parts and of the U.S. aftermarket brake components and systems industry sector. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, and United States Trade Representative Michael Froman made the appointment on July 15, 2015.
Mr. Hughes works with the other members of ITAC 2 to provide trade policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative regarding trade barriers, negotiation of trade agreements, and implementation of existing trade agreements. ITAC 2 also performs other advisory functions relevant to the development of U.S. trade policy as may be requested by the Secretary and the USTR, or theirdesignees.
In addition to his service with ITAC, Mr. Hughes is a contributing member of several other industry and governmental affairs organizations. Those organizations include:
For more information about Centric Parts and StopTech, visit www.centricparts.com and www.stoptech.com; and follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube.
About Centric Parts®
Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric®, C-TEK®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive pisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.