SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ: FDML) was selected as 2011 Vendor of the Year by the 53 shareholders of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, one of the world's largest automotive parts distribution and marketing organizations. The award was presented during the Alliance Group's annual winter meeting, December 6 in Aventura, Fla.
The 2011 award marks the fourth time since 2001 that Federal-Mogul has been honored as the top manufacturer serving the Alliance. This year's award was based on Federal-Mogul's exceptional performance in several key areas, including product availability, working capital reduction, customer support, training, marketing programs, and field sales support. The award was presented to Federal-Mogul executives by Eli Futerman, Alliance chairman and co-president and CEO of Hahn Automotive.
"This is one of the most significant awards presented to an aftermarket manufacturer, and we are very proud to accept it on behalf of the entire Federal-Mogul team," said Paul Johnson, vice president, North America, Federal-Mogul Global Aftermarket. "This isn't simply about doing one thing very well, but truly excelling in several areas that ultimately help drive the success of Alliance members. This level of excellence is our goal each and every year."
Alliance Group shareholders and their more than 2,300 wholly owned and affiliated Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper stores carry a full complement of Federal-Mogul brands and products, including ANCO ® wipers, Carter® fuel delivery products, Champion® spark plugs, MOOG® steering and suspension products, National® bearings and seals, Precision® universal joints, Sealed Power ® engine parts, Wagner® brake products, and Wagner lighting components.
Federal-Mogul Corporation is a leading global supplier of powertrain and safety solutions to the world's foremost original equipment manufacturers of automotive, commercial, aerospace, marine, rail and off-road vehicles; industrial, agricultural and power generation equipment; as well as the worldwide aftermarket. Federal-Mogul's leading technology and innovation, lean manufacturing expertise, and global distribution network deliver world-class products, brands and services at a competitive cost. The company's sustainable global profitable growth strategy creates value for its employees, customers and shareholders. Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The company is headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, and employs approximately 45,000 people in 35 countries.
Federal-Mogul's aftermarket products are sold under a variety of well-known brands, including: Abex ®, AE®, ANCO ®, Beral®, Carter®, Champion®, FP Diesel®, Fel-Pro®, Ferodo®, Glyco®, Goetze®, MOOG®, National®, Necto®, Nural®, Payen®, Precision®, Sealed Power ®, Speed-Pro® and Wagner®. All Federal-Mogul trademarks are owned by Federal-Mogul Corporation, or one or more of its subsidiaries, in one or more countries. Visit the company's website at www.federalmogul.com.
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