WIX Filters® Named 2014 Outstanding Parts Master Vendor of the Year

Friday, 13 February 2015

Award Sponsored by the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance,
One of the Largest Auto Parts Distribution and Marketing Organizations in the World

WIX Filters®, a global manufacturer of filtration products, was recognized as the 2014 Outstanding Parts Master Vendor of the Year during the AutoValue Bumper to Bumper Channel Partner Awards program in December 2014 in Aventura, Fla.

The marketing award recognizes WIX as the overall outstanding major vendor and valued marketing partner in the success of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in the world.

“This is a tremendous honor and a true testament to our ongoing partnership with the Alliance and its members’ businesses,” said Jeff Blocher, vice president of sales and marketing at WIX Filters, who accepted the award with Dave McColley, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “We are thrilled to receive this award and look forward to continue providing world-class products, innovative marketing and industry-leading order-fill rates.”

The Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Awards, voted on by shareholders of the Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper brands, honor excellence in sales support, fill rate, marketing and customer service.

“WIX Filters, through its excellent products, dependable communications and outstanding protocol for collaboration, was the perfect choice for 2014 Outstanding Parts Master Vendor of the Year award,” said John Washbish, president of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance. “WIX’s ongoing commitment to the success of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance as well as its remarkable support for the growth of our members’ businesses only further reinforced our decision to give them 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 $1.4 billion in annual revenue, Affinia has operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visitwww.affiniagroup.com

Wray Ward