ARBOR, Mich. O’Reilly Automotive Inc., one of the nation’s largest
automotive parts retailers, has signed an agreement for a portion of
their brake drum and rotor business with Affinia Group, a global leader
in the automotive aftermarket.
commitment to excellence in form, fit and function of its aftermarket
products gives us great confidence to make this commitment in a new
supplier agreement for brake drums and rotors, under the Brake Best
Select brand,” said Michael Swearengin, senior vice president with
want to assure our diverse group of professional installers and
do-it-yourself customers we serve, they can count on O’Reilly’s to
provide the best quality brake products available and deliver the best
overall value with safety as a number one priority,” Swearengin said.
Group has served as vendor partners with O’Reilly Automotive for more
than 26 years, including the Wix brand of filtration products.
companies share core values that emphasize leadership in supplying the
highest-quality products, best overall coverage and unmatched customer
service,” said David Overbeeke, president of Affinia Global Brake &
Chassis Group. “This new agreement will ensure O’Reilly’s will be in
position to meet its demands and sales objectives in the brake drum and