SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. — US Motor Works LLC (USMW), a manufacturer of water pumps, fan clutches and electric fuel pumps for the automotive and heavy duty aftermarket, is now an approved vendor to Automotive Parts Associates Inc. (APA) — Professionals’ Choice Auto Parts.
APA, based in Lenexa, Kan., is a member-owned cooperative made up of 111 member shareholders distributing auto parts from 178 warehouse locations with a total of 369 company owned stores in North America.
US Motor Works has been approved as a vendor for all of its product lines, and said the program offered for APA was designed with member service in mind.
“I just want to make sure our members are provided with a quality product, an extensive inventory and a very competitive price for these product categories,” said Bill Cook, vice president of program development at APA.
Gil Benjamin, who has been at the helm of US Motor Works since its beginning, added, “I have been in the industry for over 25 years, and this partnership solidifies our commitment to the domestic aftermarket. We will continue to bring value to the table, and our customers can be sure that we will keep them ahead of the competition.”
US Motor Works will service all APA members from its manufacturing and distribution facilities in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. The program will be implemented and supervised by Alfred Cardoza, national accounts manager at USMW.