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ContiTech Unveils New North American Headquarters In Fairlawn, Ohio

Continental completed its acquisition of Veyance Technologies (formerly Goodyear Engineered Products) in January 2015.

Bendix Chooses Avon, Ohio, For Location Of New Headquarters

The company announced in February that it would construct a new headquarters campus in Northeast Ohio. Continued growth has meant it has exceeded the capabilities and capacity of its current location.

Interamerican Motor Corp. Opens New Warehouse In Irwindale, Calif.

The new facility gives IMC easy access to service customers located along the Interstate 605 and 210 Freeway corridors.

Dayco Opens Distribution Center, Creates Jobs In Memphis

The 400,000-square-foot facility features state-of-the-art distribution and logistics technology, including a new Tier 1 warehouse management system, which Dayco says will improve shipping times while increasing fill rates.

Interamerican Motor Corp. Opens New Warehouse In Marietta, Ga.

With easy access to the Interstate 75, IMC is now serving customers with truck delivery in the greater Atlanta area, the company says.

ZF TRW Produces 60 Millionth Electric Park Brake Unit

The technology was first developed at ZF TRW’s global technical center in Koblenz, Germany, and the company also now produces EPB in North America and China.

Auto Parts Store Shelves Could Be Hooked Up To The Internet

Soon the makers of Oreos will install ultra-smart shelves near checkout counters that can scan your facial expressions and determine general demographic details about yourself like gender and approximate age. The automotive aftermarket could learn from this.

CommerceHub Helps Pep Boys Expand Products Available Online And In-Store

Using CommerceHub, Pep Boys will expand its product assortment by utilizing its vendor partners’ available inventory.

Uni-Select Completes The Sale Of Its U.S. Automotive Parts Distribution Activities

The sale was originally announced on Feb. 9, 2015, at a purchase price of approximately $340 million, subject to adjustments based on the net tangible book value of assets sold at closing.

MEMA China Center Opens In Shanghai

The establishment of the new MEMA China Center builds on MEMA’s commitment to serving its members in China, providing a unified platform for representing suppliers to the government, industry and motorists in China.

LINE-X Enters Exclusive Partnership With Keystone Automotive

The partnership with Keystone will offer streamlined logistics support. LINE-X says it also will open the door to a greater variety of future Truck Gear products and accessories.