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The Automotive Aftermarket, Heavy Duty, and OE / OES Leader Since 1919

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Service, Quality, Innovation and Integrity

While the automotive aftermarket has evolved over the past century, SMP’s philosophy has not. We remain an industry leader by steadfastly living up to our reputation for extraordinary customer focus, top quality products and services, and continued investment in our future.

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SMP Expands ADAS Program Offering

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SMP Introduces Over 300 New Part Numbers

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SMP Becomes Gold Lifetime Trustee of University of the Aftermarket Foundation

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SMP Expands ADAS Program Offering

SMP continues to expand its aftermarket-leading Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) program. ADAS in today’s vehicles is already helping to save lives and prevent injuries. Minimizing human error has been identified as a key factor in reducing the number of vehicle collisions resulting in serious injury and death. Standard® is dedicated to continuously adding new product categories and late-model applications to meet industry demand.

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SMP Introduces Over 300 New Part Numbers

SMP is pleased to announce the addition of 314 new part numbers in its August new number announcement. This release covers over 100 product categories and includes over 100 part numbers for 2021 and 2022 model-year vehicles.

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SMP Becomes Gold Lifetime Trustee of University of the Aftermarket Foundation

SMP is proud to announce that it has been recognized as a Gold Lifetime Trustee by the University of the Aftermarket Foundation. The award recognizes SMP’s longtime support of this important foundation. SMP provides scholarships through the foundation annually.

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SMP Wins Waytek New Product of the Year Award

SMP is pleased to announce it is the recipient of Waytek’s 2021 Product of the Year Award for its Trombetta CAN Bus Power Splitters and Control Modules.

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SMP Announces Q2 Earnings / Webcast

SMP reported today its consolidated financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2022. 

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SMP will host a conference call, Wednesday, August 3, 2022, beginning at 10:30 a.m. (EST). Investors may also listen to the call by dialing 866-952-8559 (domestic) or 785-424-1877 (international).

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SMP Awards $20,000 Across Two Scholarships Programs

SMP is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2022 scholarships: The Blue Streak® ‘Better Then, Better Now’ Scholarship and the SMP ‘Women in Auto Care’ Scholarship. Four students pursuing educations in automotive technology and repair are awarded scholarships to apply toward their education at an automotive technical school or college.

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SMP Announces the Passing of Director John Gethin

SMP is saddened to announce the passing of a member of our Board of Directors and former President and Chief Operating Officer, John P. Gethin. John died peacefully at the age of 74 on Monday, June 27, 2022, at his home in San Diego, CA. 

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SMP Releases 832 New Part Numbers in First Half of 2022

SMP has released a total 832 new part numbers during the first half of 2022 for its Standard® and Standard® Import brands. SMP continues to help distribution partners capture additional business, as 286 of these numbers were aftermarket exclusives, meaning they were not available in the aftermarket before SMP’s release. To date this year, SMP has released parts covering 180 different categories and over 200 part numbers for 2021 and 2022 model-year vehicles.

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SMP Expands GDI Program Offering

SMP continues to expand its aftermarket-leading Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) program. GDI technology has been an integral part of helping to improve fuel economy while reducing emissions, and can be found on more than half of the U.S. fleet. In fact, the use of GDI engines has grown by over 600% since 2010.

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SMP Introduces 119 New Part Numbers

SMP is pleased to announce the addition of 119 new part numbers to its Standard® and Standard Import® lines. This release covers 53 product categories and includes 44 part numbers for 2021 and 2022 model-year vehicles. 

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SMP INTRODUCES NEW BLUE STREAK PRODUCTS

SMP announces the expansion of its Blue Streak® line. SMP’s latest Blue Streak® product release includes 23 new part numbers in the Direct Ignition and Variable Valve Timing categories. 

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SMP Wins 2021 Spirit of NAPA Award

SMP is pleased to announce it is the recipient of the 2021 Spirit of NAPA® trophy, presented at NAPA® Auto Parts’ Vendor Summit and Supplier Awards Banquet on May 25, 2022. 

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SMP Releases 146 New Part Numbers

SMP announces the addition of 146 new part numbers to its Standard®, Blue Streak®, and Standard Import® lines. SMP’s new part number release for May 2022 spans 55 different product categories and includes 38 part numbers for 2021 and 2022 model year vehicles. 

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2021 Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report

We are very excited to announce the publication of our 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report, available at the link below. In this report, we describe some of the specific ways that we pursue the environmental and socially responsible business practices and corporate governance practices that are at the heart of our culture and what we believe it means to be a good corporate citizen.

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SMP ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR, ALEJANDRO CESAR CAPPARELLI

SMP announced today that Alejandro Cesar Capparelli has been appointed as an independent director to the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Capparelli will serve as a member of the Audit Committee, Compensation and Management Development Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and Strategic Planning Committee.

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SMP Releases 434 New Part Numbers

SMP announces the addition of 434 new part numbers to its Standard®, Standard® Import and Blue Streak® lines. The release spans 129 product categories and expands coverage for import and domestic applications through the 2022 model year by more than 500 million VIO. 

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SMP Employees Give Back Through Cares™ & SMP’s Annual Scholarship Awards

As a corporation, SMP truly cares about its employees, customers, and the communities within which it operates. This can be seen through the extraordinary generosity of our employees in 2021. Additionally, SMP continued to support the next generation of technicians and automotive students as a way to both sustain and give back to our industry.

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SMP ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR, DR. PAMELA PURYEAR

SMP announced today that Pamela Puryear, Ph.D., has been appointed as an independent director to the Company’s Board of Directors. Dr. Puryear will serve as a member of the Audit Committee, Compensation and Management Development Committee, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, and Strategic Planning Committee. 

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SMP Appoints Anthony Cristello as Vice President of Investor Relations

SMP announced today that Anthony Cristello has been named the Vice President of Investor Relations for the Company. Mr. Cristello will be responsible for the planning and management of the Company’s global investor relations and corporate communications activities.

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SMP CEO Eric Sills Testifies Before U.S. House Committee on Energy & Commerce

Eric Sills, President and CEO of Standard Motor Products and incoming Board Chairman of AASA, spoke before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce. Sills was one of only four to testify on supply chain resilience and American competitiveness.

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SMP Announces Quarterly Earnings, New Stock Repurchase Program, and Quarterly Dividend Announcement

Standard Motor Products, Inc. (NYSE: SMP), reported its consolidated financial results for the three months and nine months ended September 30, 2021.

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Introducing the Recipients of the 2021 SMP Scholarship Program!

SMP is pleased to announce its 2021 Scholarship Program recipients. A total of $50,000 in scholarship money has been awarded to ten automotive students.

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SMP Announces Acquisition of Trombetta

Trombetta’s product portfolio includes well-established electromechanical parts such as contactors and voltage regulators, along with cutting edge electronic components including various electronic controls and CAN bus-enabled devices.

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SMP Earns 2021 Outstanding Vendor of the Year Award from the Automotive Parts Services Group

The award was presented during The Group’s national membership conference and expo.

 

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Your Car. Your Data. Your Choice.

Auto manufacturers receive as much as 25GB of data per hour from your vehicle and get to decide where that data goes. Access to vehicle data is mission critical for us. That’s why we are working with the Auto Care Association and Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) to raise consumer awareness of this issue and support industry advocacy efforts. Help us protect our industry and ensure consumer choice.

It’s Your Car. Your Data. And it should be Your Choice.

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Revamped SMP® Parts App is Here

With more than 60,000 installs, our revamped SMP® Parts App is updated with new tools that make part lookups even easier, including:

- Keyword Search to help find parts and categories more easily
- History function for quick access to frequently searched items

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SMP Announces Launch of New SMP Cares Website

SMP announces the launch of its SMP Cares website, a new site dedicated to highlighting the company’s efforts supporting local communities through service, volunteerism and donations. This website will serve as a resource for news and upcoming events.

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SMP Supports Local Healthcare Heroes

Standard Motor Products, Inc. expressed support and gratitude to each healthcare worker for the work they are doing every day to combat COVID-19 in the local Long Island City neighborhood.

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SMP Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Standard Motor Products is proud to celebrate its 100th anniversary. Over the years, SMP has grown by leaps and bounds from the company that Elias Fife founded in 1919. Standard Motor Products now employs approximately 4,400 people, generates over a billion dollars in net sales, operates in more than 25 facilities around the world, and is a leading independent manufacturer and distributor of replacement parts in the automotive aftermarket.

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