BETHESDA, Md. – November 9, 2018 – During the Automotive
Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 in Las Vegas, Auto Care
Association member Centric Parts was presented with the U.S. Commercial
Service's Export Achievement Certificate for their accomplishments in the
Central and South American markets.
Centric Parts has successfully
participated in numerous trade missions to Latin America organized by the Auto
Care Association in partnership with the U.S. Commercial Service, as part of
the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) award the association received
from the U.S. Department of Commerce to help the automotive aftermarket
industry increase its exports.
Martin Herbst, director, U.S.
Commercial Service, Las Vegas, presented the certificate to Harold Menke, director,
sales and special markets, Centric Parts, who accepted it on behalf of the
company. The certificate recognizes the remarkable success that Centric Parts
has achieved in key Latin American markets. Centric Parts is North America’s
leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components
for passenger vehicles, medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance
vehicles and race cars.
The Auto Care Association has an
ever-increasing presence in the international automotive community, identifying
and promoting international business opportunities for members. The association
has hosted seven successful trade missions in
the last three years to key markets in Central and South America. In addition,
registration for an upcoming trade mission to Colombia in 2019 will open soon.
For more information about the
Auto Care Association’s international initiatives, please visit https://www.autocare.org/international/.