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DENSO named 2018 Distinguished OE Partner by APA

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 06:00
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DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., has received the 2018 Distinguished Original Equipment (OE) Partner Award from Automotive Parts Associates (APA) Inc. The buying group, which represents more than $1 billion in purchasing power, announced the award March 8 during its 37th Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla.
The honor marks the second time the APA has recognized DENSO as its top OE aftermarket supplier. DENSO was the recipient of the organization’s first Distinguished OE Partner Award when it was created in 2015.
“To earn this award again from our valued APA customers is a profound honor,” said Jose Ramirez, senior manager, Aftermarket Sales for DENSO Products and Services Americas. “The award recognizes the premium DENSO places on all our groups working together, including customer service, supply chain management, accounting, marketing, promotions, business planning and our executive team. Internal teamwork is our foundation for strong partnerships with our customers.”
The Distinguished OE Partner Award recognizes a leading vendor that has successfully brought its OE products into the automotive aftermarket, supplied APA members with replacement parts of the highest quality and provided exceptional customer support for their operations and initiatives. APA is a member-owned cooperative of more than 80 shareholders of independent auto parts distributors with more than 400 locations throughout North America.
About DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc.
DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc. is an automotive components sales, remanufacturing and distribution company that employs 550 people in Long Beach, San Jose and Murrieta, Calif. and Plano, Tex. The company’s product line includes heavy-duty and automotive alternators, starters, oil, cabin and air filters, spark plugs, AC compressors, oxygen sensors, ignition wires, fuel pumps, fuel injectors and wiper blades. DENSO Products and Services Americas supplies parts for original equipment service dealers, independent aftermarket service centers and retailers. In addition, the company distributes heavy-duty diesel and electrical components, portable commercial air-conditioning units and industrial robots. For more information, click here.
About DENSO Corporation
DENSO Corp., headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics, information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs more than 150,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, totaled US$40.4 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.0 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to click here .
About DENSO in North America
In North America, DENSO employs more than 22,000 people at 30 consolidated companies and affiliates. Of these, 25 are manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In the United States alone, DENSO employs more than 14,000 people in California, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Arkansas. DENSO’s North American consolidated sales totaled US$9.6 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. For more information, click here.

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