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/.