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Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. Presents Outstanding Supplier Awards 2012

St. Cloud, Minn. — January 22, 2013 — Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a Minnesota-based aftermarket auto parts distributor and store group, recognized outstanding supplier achievements from 2012 with all of their store owners, managers and salespeople present at their annual Winter Conference on Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Cragun’s Resort and Hotel in Brainerd, Minnesota.

The employee-owners of APH helped determine recipients of the supplier awards, which were presented by John Bartlett, CEO, and Corey Bartlett, president. “We’re pleased to recognize our top suppliers for their outstanding support of our organization,” said Corey Bartlett. “Strong partnerships, like the ones we have with Dorman, Standard Motor Products, Federal Mogul and East Penn, are essential for our continued growth. We really appreciate the significant efforts these companies put forward to help us grow our business, and we’re delighted to once again celebrate their accomplishments.”

The Bartletts presented the following awards: Northstar Award for new business opportunities, Dorman Products; Outstanding Training Support, Standard Motor Products; Outstanding Technology Support, Dorman Products; Outstanding Marketing Support, Federal Mogul; Outstanding Sales Support, East Penn Manufacturing; and 2012 Supplier of the Year, East Penn Manufacturing.

(Left to right: John Bartlett, CEO of APH; Rich Vierkant, vice president of merchandising at APH; Doug Kubinak, vice president of sales at East Penn Manufacturing; Mark Hoffman, sales manager at East Penn Manufacturing; and Corey Bartlett, president of APH.)