Wix Filtration Products Named Parts Depot Vendor Of The Year For Second Consecutive Year

Tuesday, 27 November 2001

Wix Filtration Products, a part of Dana Corporation’s Automotive Aftermarket Group (NYSE: DCN), has received the prestigious 2001 Vendor of the Year award from Parts Depot Company.
A leading manufacturer and distributor of filtration products, Wix also earned Parts Depot’s top vendor award in 2000.
Parts Depot, which yearly recognizes its most exemplary parts supplier with the Vendor of the Year award, presented the honor at its recent annual sales conference. The award is in recognition of Wix’s service to Parts Depot locations from Virginia to Florida.
“For the second year in a row, Parts Depot is proud to recognize Wix as our Vendor of the Year,” said Parts Depot Chairman Rollie Olson. “The WIX brand stands for quality, and the Wix team continues to serve Parts Depot with commitment and professionalism. They have earned our business and this recognition.”
“Recognition like this from a customer like Parts Depot is a direct reflection of the dedication of our field representatives,” said Bill Sheehan, Vice President, sales, for Wix Filtration Products. “They treat Parts Depot and all of our valued customers with the respect and high performance and service standards synonymous with Wix. We’re proud of their efforts, our relationship with Parts Depot and this generous recognition.”
The award was presented by Olson, Parts Depot President Willie Alexander and Director of Merchandising David Chrisman to Sheehan, Ed Nicholson and Donn Berney of Wix Filtration Products Division.
Parts Depot is a member of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Group.
Since 1939, Wix 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 Filtration Products is part of Dana Corporation’s Automotive Aftermarket Group, one of the world’s largest independent suppliers to vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets. WIX Filter’s Internet address is www.wixfilters.com.
Dana Corporation is one of the world's largest suppliers of components, modules and complete systems to global vehicle manufacturers and their related aftermarkets. Founded in 1904 and based in Toledo, Ohio, the company operates some 300 major facilities in 35 countries and employs more than 75,000 people. The company reported sales of $12.3 billion in 2000. Dana's Internet address is www.dana.com.