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Federated Selects KYB As Co-Man Vendor Of The Year

NGK also recognized as Co-Man Vendor of the Year for order fill.


STAUNTON, Va. — Federated Auto Parts has named KYB Americas Corp. as its Outstanding Co-Man Vendor of the Year. In addition, NGK was recognized as the Federated Co-Man Vendor of the Year – Order Fill.


“The Federated Co-Man program has been increasingly successful because of the good work of our suppliers. They work very closely with our members and understand the importance of the operation to the entire Federated organization,” said Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts. “KYB has demonstrated exceptional performance, doing their part day in and day out to make sure our Co-Man operation runs smoothly and efficiently. We want to thank the entire KYB team for going the extra mile for the Federated membership.”

From left to right: Joe Ferguson, Kim Tingley, Mike Fiorito, Davis Wesselman and Paul KratzerPresented annually, the prestigious Federated Co-Man vendor awards recognize supplier partners who have shown outstanding dedication and support of the Federated Co-Man operation and programs. The Federated Co-Man enterprise began with Federated members deciding to open a jointly-owned warehouse. The operation has seen volume grow double digits each year since its inception, expanding numerous times over the years to meet the rapidly growing demand of members.

“Order fill is very important to our membership and essential to the overall success of the Federated Co-Man warehouse operation,” said Bishop. “NGK is a valued supplier partner and we congratulate them for leading the way in this vital category.”


About Federated
Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America. Federated is dedicated to supporting its customers with quality name brand parts, programs designed to grow their businesses and experienced counterpeople who are knowledgeable in today’s evolving automotive technology. For more information, visit

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