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Auto-Wares Announces 2020 Suppliers Of The Year

Standard Motor Products (SMP) received top honors being named overall 2020 Auto-Wares Supplier of the Year.


Auto-Wares Group of Companies has named its 2020 Supplier of the Year Award winners, recognizing seven companies for outstanding performance and collaboration through the past year. The awards were presented at the Auto-Wares Group year-end sales meeting held virtually with more than 300 people in attendance.

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Standard Motor Products (SMP) received top honors being named overall 2020 Auto-Wares Supplier of the Year. The SMP team delivered outstanding performance in all categories including field support, marketing, fill rate, and technology despite all the challenges 2020 brought us.

Clockwise: Larry Sills (SMP), John Sanford (Auto-Wares), Paul Farwick (SMP), Rich Violette (SMP), Eric Sills (SMP), Dale Burks (SMP), Jack Ramsey (SMP)

Other Auto-Wares supplier award winners included:

  • Rising Star Supplier of the Year – Perfect Stop Calipers | BBB Industries Data & Technology Supplier of the Year – Dorman
  • Sales & Marketing Supplier of the Year – DRiV
  • Outstanding Shipping Award – Durago, Cloyes, and Precision Remanufacturing

All awards were voted on by Auto-Wares leadership, store, and sales staff. 


“We are incredibly honored to accept this award on behalf of every facet of the Standard Motor Products family that helps great partnerships succeed (Sales, Training, Research & Development and Distribution, IT, Category Mgmt., Cataloging to name a few). We are thrilled to be partners with such a great organization as Auto Wares and look forward to working with their outstanding employees, enjoying continued success and growth into the future,” said Rich Violette, regional sales manager – Standard Motor Products.




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