Progress Automobile Components Names Mann + Hummel 2020 Vendor of the Calendar year

Foremost automotive aftermarket areas service provider acknowledges three supplemental brand name companions during its Virtual Vendor Summit

Advance Auto Pieces, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a main automotive aftermarket sections retailer, introduced its 2020 Vendor of the Yr awards during the company’s once-a-year Seller Summit held virtually this calendar year in Raleigh, N.C. All through the party, Progress honored a range of its vendors for their partnership and effectiveness.

The 2020 Seller of the Yr award was presented to Mann + Hummel, a worldwide chief and specialist in the field of filtration and the maker of Purolator filters. Mann + Hummel, which has been a husband or wife of Progress for a lot more than 35 many years, was acknowledged for its revolutionary alternatives that have assisted Advance’s product sales and sector share expansion.

“In this unprecedented yr, each one particular of our seller associates performed a crucial function in our skill to fulfill the requirements of our customers,” explained Mike Broderick, Government Vice President, Merchandising and Store Functions Guidance at Advance. “We are in a position to offer the most effective elements selection in the industry since of the partnership with our vendor companions. We thank anyone who attended the Virtual Supplier Summit and congratulate Mann + Hummel and all of this year’s award winners.”

Progress named AkzoNobel the 2020 New Seller of the Year for its motivation to coaching, product sales guidance and promoting assist, such as web hosting flexible and extremely informative training programs at their services all around the nation.

Valvoline was named the 2020 Do-it-yourself Excellence Seller of the Calendar year for its willingness to operate with Progress on solution expenditures as commodities fluctuated and for its greatest-in-class schooling and shopper company. The Skilled Excellence Seller of the Calendar year was awarded to AC Delco. With the addition of 2,300 SKUs to its catalog in 2019, AC Delco served Advance’s channel expansion and sales development throughout all banners.

About Progress Vehicle Elements

Advance Auto Areas, Inc., is a primary automotive aftermarket sections provider that serves both equally professional installer and do-it-on your own prospects. As of July 11, 2020, Advance operated 4,819 suppliers and 167 Worldpac branches in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Enterprise also serves 1,262 independently owned Carquest branded retailers across these places in addition to Mexico, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and British Virgin Islands. Supplemental information about Advance, such as work alternatives, client providers and on line shopping for sections, add-ons, and other offerings can be found at

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