ALSIP, IL — Universal Automotive Industries has been selected by RPM Group, a national automotive aftermarket buying group, as its preferred supplier for brake friction. The company said the new pact is expected to add approximately $3 million in annualized revenues.
Universal already is an exclusive preferred supplier to RPM Group for hydraulic brake parts, rack and pinion steering units and clutch parts. As part of the new agreement, Universal will supply RPM Group with brake friction for domestic and foreign passenger cars and light-to-medium duty trucks under the Autospecialty brand, which includes Silver Stop disc pads, Ultimate Pro Series disc pads, Evolution Premium Ceramic disc pads and PowerStop disc pads.
Based in Vinton, Va., RPM Group is comprised of 20 member firms, representing hundreds of outlets throughout the U.S., distributing a wide range of automotive parts at the wholesale and retail levels.
For more information about Universal, go to: www.universalbrake.com.
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