Uni-Select Announces the Winners of the 2014 USA Manufacturer Partnership Awards

Boucherville, November 4, 2014 – Uni-Select Inc. announces its American Manufacturer Partnership Award winners. This collection of awards recognizes the manufacturers’ achievements, innovations, and outstanding service. Showing excellent creativity skills and accomplishing groundbreaking work in the automotive aftermarket, the honorees were celebrated during the Manufacturer Partnership Awards ceremony held today in Las Vegas during the Automotive Aftermarket Product Expo (AAPEX).

Our Corporation has decided to officially commemorate our manufacturers in order to show them that we are truly appreciative and grateful for the hard work they put into providing the best service and that it does not go unrecognized.

The Diamond Award is the most prestigious prize of the Manufacturer Partnership Awards. The prize is awarded in recognition of excellent support given to our customers, sales strategies, fill rate, marketing campaign and service. This year, Dorman Products Inc. is the recipient of the Diamond Award.

The Technology Award is awarded in acknowledgment of excellent technology innovation. This year’s winner is Delphi Product and Service Solutions.

Dorman Products Inc. won the Product Innovation Award, which is awarded for excellence in product innovation and the creation of new product categories.

The top performing manufacturer in sales growth is awarded the Sales Growth Award. The recipient of this award is The Gates Corporation.

The Training Award is given to the top manufacturer in technical training. This year, Standard Motor Products Inc. receives this prize.

Tenneco, Inc. was recognized for their excellence in marketing and communication and received the Marketing Excellence Award.

Finally, WIX Filtration was given the Product Management Award for being the top performing manufacturer in product management.

We are proud to partner with such amazing manufacturers to provide our customers with the best product offering and service.


Founded in 1968, Uni-Select is a major distributor of replacement parts, equipment, tools, accessories, paint and related products for motor vehicles in North America. Leader in the Canadian industry, Uni-Select is the 5th largest distributor and the leading independent distributor of automotive paint and related products in North America. With its 5,400 employees, Uni-Select efficiently services a wide network of independent installers and wholesalers, including over 6,600 which operate under one of its banner programs in North America. Uni-Select is headquartered in Boucherville, QC and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol UNS.




Karine Vachon
Investor Relations and Communications Manager
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