SMP Named 2020 Supplier of the Year by Parts Authority

March 22, 2021

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Parts Authority, one of the largest distributors of automotive and truck parts in the aftermarket auto parts industry announced, has named Standard Motor Products Inc., as its 2020 Supplier of the Year.

Parts Authority’s Supplier of the Year award recognizes vendor partners’ total commitment and dedication to the company’s success.

“What a fantastic honor of being Parts Authority’s supplier of the year. We cannot thank you enough. We cherish the business, the partnership, and the friendship. Parts Authority’s business success has been amazing, and we are happy to be along for the ride. We look forward to many more years of continued partnership,” said Eric Sills, chief executive offer and president at Standard Motor Products.

“SMP’s tremendous dedication to mutual success is one to take notice of,” said Randy Buller, president and chief executive officer at Parts Authority. “Our supplier of the year award recognizes vendor partners that transcend in every aspect of our business operations. SMP has demonstrated its commitment to Parts Authority through their efficient shipping capabilities, accountability, and how they conduct business as a whole. Congratulations SMP!”

Along with the Supplier of the Year Award, Standard Motor Products’ Account Manager Kyle Sigle was also named Factory Rep of the Year, one year after being named Outstanding Service Rep of the Year.

“The past year was extremely challenging, and while this personal award is one I am proud to receive, earning this award was truly a team effort,” said Sigle. “Earning the Supplier of the Year award as well as the Factory Rep of the Year award recognizes the focus of our entire team throughout the difficult year.”