WIX® Filters Honored With Auto PlusSM Diamond Award During AAPEX

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Award Recognizes WIX’s Achievements, Innovations and Outstanding Service

WIX® Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, is excited to announce another industry-leading honor, Auto Plus’ most esteemed recognition, the Diamond Award. Received during this month’s Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, the Diamond Award recognizes WIX’s excellent support of Auto Plus customers, their sales strategies, fill rates, marketing campaigns and service.

“We are extremely honored to accept this award from Auto Plus,” said Jeff Blocher, vice president of sales for WIX Filters. “WIX has a strong reputation for its business partnerships and we are constantly looking for ways to elevate those relationships. This honor shows us we’re on the right track, and we’re excited to continue to build on our existing success.”

Seven manufacturers were recognized in seven categories, including marketing excellence, sales growth, product innovation, product management, training, technology and the Diamond Award.

"Our manufacturer relationships are an integral part of our success," said Brent Windom, president and chief executive officer of Auto Plus. "We are proud to partner with dedicated manufacturers who provide our customers with expert products and services, and this year, WIX Filters is at the top of the pack."

WIX also received the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association’s (AWDA) 2015 Pursuit of Excellence Award during their conference also held in Las Vegas.

For more information about WIX filters, 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, visit www.affiniagroup.com