NAPA Archives - Page 2 of 4 - Counterman Magazine
NAPA President Dan Askey: Supply Chain Management, 2020 NAPA Expo Among Top Priorities

NAPA is expecting more than 20,000 people to attend its 2020 NAPA Expo, which takes place next April in Las Vegas.

Throwback Thursday: 2000 Counter Pro of the Year Rob Simpson Always Willing to Go the Extra Mile

“If you provide the customers with consistent and trustworthy service, it will ensure that the customers return again and again,” Simpson said. “I have always prided myself on going the extra mile – maybe I even get carried away sometimes.”

NAPA’s R.J. Marra, 26, Earning His Stripes as Trusted Counter Pro

Marra’s father owns a NAPA store in New Canaan, Connecticut, and Marra recalls tagging along with his dad on Saturday mornings when he was 4 or 5 years old. “I always love telling people that my earliest memories here are reaching up to put a part on the bottom shelf,” Marra says.

BBB Industries Partners with TFI Envision to Win Graphic Design Award

“We always strive to provide unique value to our customers,” said Gerard Yanuzzi, vice president of marketing for Daphne, Alabama-based BBB Industries.

Genuine Parts Co. Promotes Kevin Herron to President of US Automotive Parts Group

Previously, Herron was executive vice president of the U.S. Automotive Parts Group and has served in a variety of key management roles in his 29-year career with GPC.

Martin Senour Introduces PRO Filler Body Filler

The professional-grade product offering provides reliable, high-caliber performance in any repair, according to the company.

MEMA Recognizes Retiring President and CEO Steve Handschuh with its Highest Honor

Handschuh is retiring as MEMA’s top executive on Dec. 31.

TRICO Products, NAPA Auto Parts Join Forces to Support the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund

The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund helps build treatment and rehabilitation centers where soldiers and their families can heal from traumatic brain injuries and psychological health conditions.

GPC Reports 15 Percent Jump in Sales, Hits 4th Quarter with ‘Positive Momentum’

Sales for the year through September were $14.1 billion, up nearly 17 percent from $12.1 billion in the first nine months of 2017.

Sangsin Brake Welcomes Jeff Coggins as Vice President of Sangsin Brake America

Coggins’ career in the automotive industry began nearly 30 years ago, when he took a job as a counterperson in a NAPA Auto Parts store.

Meet the September ‘Guess the Car’ Winner: Branden Bettger

The correct answer for the September contest is the GMC Canyon.

Genuine Parts Co. to Buy Hastings Auto Parts in Michigan

The addition of Hastings “will add four stores to our distribution footprint and further expand our presence in the Detroit market,” GPC said in a news release.