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CARQUEST Announces 2012 Supplier of the Year



RALEIGH , NC--April 18, 2013: At its 2013 Supplier Summit, CARQUEST Auto Parts presented East Penn Manufacturing with the 2012 Larry McCurdy Supplier of the Year Award. The annual award is presented each year in memory of Larry McCurdy, an industry leader and former board member of General Parts International, Inc. McCurdy passed away in 2010.

CARQUEST's Supplier of the Year Award was created in 1992 to recognize a supplier's contribution to CARQUEST's success through quality products and outstanding marketing support. Each supplier is evaluated on several key areas: Quality; Driving Sales; Providing the Right Product, Right Place, Right Time and Delivery of Unparalleled Customer Service Experience.

"Each year East Penn Manufacturing is tops in their class," said Ken Bush, CARQUEST senior vice president Merchandising and Marketing. "They truly make it easy to do business and embody the best of the industry and the ideals we value in all our supplier partners."

CARQUEST salutes all its suppliers for their innovation, integrity and ability to fuel our success in this highly competitive market.