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John Weller Named Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year

Weller is the second recipient of this award, which was named in honor and memory of the first recipient, Mike Hill, who recently passed away.

CHANTILLY, Va. — John Weller, president of Weller Truck Parts in Grand Rapids, Mich., was presented with the second annual “Heavy Duty Remanufacturer of the Year” award, in acknowledgement of his outstanding leadership and industry vision. The award was presented Feb. 16 during the Heavy Duty Remanufacturing Group (HDRG) Summit.

The award was presented by APRA Chairman Sandra Galvin Standley. Weller is the second recipient of this award, which was named in honor and memory of the first recipient, Mike Hill, who recently passed away.

“The Board of Directors of APRA and its HDRG members salute John Weller on this outstanding accomplishment,” stated Chairman Sandra Standley.

John Weller and his brothers have grown the original family body shop, founded by his grandfather into a multi-location remanufacturing and distribution business serving truck service shops from coast-to-coast and border-to-border. The growth has come from a sustained customer-focused business philosophy, and expanding their marketing footprint by providing knowledgeable sales and service staff and adequate inventories to ensure their customers have the correct part at the time they need it to avoid unnecessary downtime.

The Weller Reman Center remanufactures transmissions, axles and steering components for their company owned parts distribution centers and their distribution partners.

The HDRG Summit was held in conjunction with the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week (HDAW) and was attended by a large audience of remanufacturers and suppliers. APRA’s HDRG division plays a significant role in HDAW by holding its annual HDRG Summit in conjunction with the annual event.

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