WIX Filters Named Vendor of the Year by Auto-Wares Inc.

Tuesday, 21 February 2006

Two District Managers Recognized for Outstanding Field Representation

WIX Filters earned top honors at the recent Auto-Wares 2006 Annual Marketing Conference, with the filter manufacturer receiving the prestigious Vendor of the Year Award for outstanding overall performance.

Two WIX Filters representatives, John Rozegnal and Ric Bainter, also were recognized, sharing the award for Outstanding Field Representation of the Year. Bainter, district manager for Wisconsin, received the award in 2005.

“We are honored that our customer service efforts were recognized by our partners at Auto-Wares,” said Bill Sheehan, vice president of sales, WIX Filters. “At WIX, we understand that customer service and support are essential to our success, so it is particularly gratifying to be recognized not only at the corporate level, but on an individual level, as well.”
A member of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Auto-Wares Inc. promotes, markets, distributes and sells quality automotive tools and equipment.

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 and off-road equipment. WIX, a member of the Affinia family of brands, is the number one filter in NASCAR and an exclusive NASCAR Performance Product. Its NASCAR relationship also includes the WIX Filters Lap Leader Award, which recognizes the drivers leading the most laps in each race. WIX Filters’ Internet address is www.wixfilters.com.