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Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. Presents Outstanding Supplier Awards

From left: John Bartlett, executive chairman of APH; Rich Vierkant, vice president of merchandising at APH; Tim Bruin, director of traditional sales at Bosch; Joe Bergsieker, director of sales for program groups at Bosch; Doug Arnold, vice president of aftermarket sales at Bosch; Andrew Hass, district sales manager at Bosch; Bryan Orthun, territory sales representative at Bosch; and Corey Bartlett, president/CEO of APH.

Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a Minnesota-based aftermarket auto parts distributor and store group, recognized outstanding supplier achievements from 2016 with all of their storeowners, managers and salespeople present at their annual Winter Conference held at Cragun’s Resort and Conference Center in Brainerd, Minnesota.

The employees of APH helped determine recipients of the supplier awards, which were presented by John Bartlett, executive chairman, and Corey Bartlett, president/CEO. “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 Tectran, BBB, Gates, Mevotech, Dorman, Tenneco, East Penn and Bosch 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:

Rising Star – Tectran

Spirit of APH – BBB Industries

North Star Award – Gates Corporation

Outstanding Training Support – Mevotech

Outstanding Technology Support – Dorman Products

Outstanding Marketing Support – Tenneco

Outstanding Sales Support – East Penn Manufacturing

Supplier of the Year – Bosch