WIX® Filters Named 2015 O`Reilly Auto Parts Supplier of the Year

Thursday, 11 February 2016

WIX® Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has been named the 2015 Supplier of the Year by O’Reilly Auto Parts during its annual managers’ conference.

“We are incredibly honored and humbled to receive such a prestigious award from such a valued partner,” said Jeff Blocher, vice president of sales for WIX.“We constantly push ourselves to be an industry leader and it’s accolades like this that allow us to celebrate with a collective pat on the back for our entire WIX team. It motivates us to work even harder so we can win it again with outstanding performance tomorrow and into the future.”

This award recognizes vendors who have offered exceptional business partnership across all operational areas of O’Reilly Auto Parts. Companies who receive this honor are held to the highest standards and have enabled O’Reilly to grow successfully in the product categories they supply.

“Our partnership with WIX Filters is an incredible asset to our organization,” said Tom Seboldt, O’Reilly Auto Parts vice president of merchandise. “This past year, they helped us achieve a double digit sales increase, and had shipping and on-time delivery rates of more than 99 percent. WIX also goes above and beyond to support our sales team, helping us to open doors to new business. We look forward to our continued partnership and congratulate them on this award.”

For more information, contact your nearest WIX distributor or visit www.wixfilters.com.

About WIX Filters

Since 1939, Wix® Filters has been an innovator in filtration products. WIX designs, manufactures and distributes products for automotive, diesel, agricultural, industrial and specialty filter markets. Its product line includes oil, air, cabin interior, fuel, coolant, transmission and hydraulic filters for automobiles, trucks, off-road equipment and manufacturing applications. For more information, visit www.wixfilters.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/wixfilters, follow us on Twitter@WIXFilters and visit our YouTube page at youtube.com/TheWIXFilters

About Affinia Group Inc.

Affinia Group Inc. is an innovative global leader in the design, manufacture, distribution and marketing of industrial grade products and services, including extensive offerings of aftermarket products for automotive and heavy-duty vehicles. With approximately $1 billion in annual revenue, Affinia has operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visitwww.affiniagroup.com

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