Auto‐Wares Group of Companies Announces 2018 Suppliers of the Year

Auto‐Wares Group of Companies Announces 2018 Suppliers of the Year

Auto-Wares Group presented the awards at its year-end sales meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with more than 150 people in attendance.

From left to right: Tim Snyder (Tenneco), Bruce Gumenick (Auto‐Wares), Fred Bunting (Auto‐Wares), Jeff Koviak (Tenneco), Larry Friesner (Tenneco), Chuck Hawkins (Tenneco), Carl Tellier (Tenneco), Bill Johnston (Tenneco), Todd Leimenstoll (Auto‐Wares) and John Sanford (Auto‐Wares)

Auto-Wares Group of Companies has named its 2018 Supplier of the Year Award winners, recognizing four companies for outstanding performance and collaboration through the past year.

Auto-Wares Group presented the awards at its year-end sales meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with more than 150 people in attendance.

Top honors went to Tenneco, which was named the overall 2018 Supplier of the Year.

“Tenneco was a strong marketing partner, fully committed to training, offered excellent support in the field, had strong sales and high shipping rates,” Auto-Wares Group said.

Other award winners included:

  • Rising Star Supplier of the Year – Power Stop
  • Data & Technology Supplier of the Year – Dorman Products
  • Sales & Marketing Supplier of the Year – Standard Motor Products

Auto-Wares leadership and store and sales staff voted on all the awards.

“Congratulations to the 2018 winners of the Auto-Wares Supplier of the Year Awards,” said Todd Leimenstoll, president/CEO, Auto-Wares Group of Companies. “Their outstanding performance in 2018 allowed Auto-Wares to provide exceptional customer service levels to our parts store and service center customers. We are grateful for the continued partnership of all our supplier partners.”

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