A World Class Automotive & Commercial Parts Manufacturer

APC Automotive Technologies is one of the largest North American aftermarket suppliers of brake, chassis, exhaust and emissions parts for passenger vehicles, light, medium and heavy-duty trucks and commercial vehicles.

Formed by the merger of two great companies, AP Emissions Technologies, exhaust and emissions, and Centric Parts, brakes and chassis, APC now possesses a market-leading undercar replacement parts portfolio that is unmatched for product depth and diversity. We provide our diverse customers the largest undercar portfolio and a trusted, one-stop-shop solution for distributors, technicians, performance professionals, racing teams and enthusiasts alike.

APC is constantly working to create new growth opportunities for its customers with innovative products and distribution into a wide range of new markets including off-highway, construction, agriculture, law enforcement, municipal vehicles, military, RV, industrial and power generation.

Advanced technologies in brakes, friction, chassis and emissions have helped APC launch key new products that set it apart from other manufacturers. These include next-generation PQ PRO brake pads for professional technicians, GCX specially engineered disc brake rotors designed to resist corrosion and rust, TACTICAL innovative brake pads for police and law enforcement and the most complete Heavy Duty / Commercial Vehicle program on the market.

APC – See Us In Action

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Company Vision

To be the number one braking, exhaust, and emissions product supplier while promoting employee, supplier, customer, shareholder, and community satisfaction through a commitment to quality, service, and leadership.

Company Mission

  • Ensure continued growth by offering the best possible products, service and technical assistance to our customers.
  • Capture market leading positions for our core products in the undercar market with continuous product innovation and development.
  • Deliver best-in-category quality and product supply by maximizing the benefits and advantages of vertical integration.
  • Be first-to-market with new aftermarket products and first-in-coverage with vehicle applications and availability.

Diversity & Inclusion

APC is a company built for you. Diversity and inclusion is the unifying foundation that creates the dynamic environment for our success. We are built to win through innovation and differentiation. Our diverse and inclusive culture is the driving force behind our every accomplishment. Inclusiveness is neither a slogan nor a program, it is who we are and why we win. It connects us to our teammates, customers, suppliers, community and spans race, relationships, personalities and perspectives, backgrounds and beliefs. Together…we are built for you.

  • VISION – Inclusion: APC Automotive Technologies aims to foster a respectful, open and collaborative work environment that benefits from and values the spectrum of individual differences.
  • PRINCIPLES – Diversity: How we treat others is not about rules – it is about values. It is critical to attract, retain and individuals who reflect the diverse world in which we live and the customers we serve.
  • COMMITMENT – Equality: We are committed to an environment free from demoralizing effects of harassment and actively seek to protect employees in the workplace from improper conduct.

Core Values

We believe that putting our core values into practice in every action made creates long-term benefits for our teammates, suppliers, customers, shareholders, and the communities we serve.

  • Customer Loyalty: Promote trust in our products and services, and sustain partnerships by assessing, anticipating, and fulfilling our customers’ immediate needs.
  • Built-In Quality: Deliver best-in-class quality through continuous improvement processes that make a difference.
  • Competitive Advantage: Position our company to compete in the market and maximize sales opportunities with a comprehensive product assortment and outstanding service.
  • Growth: We develop and sustain profitability while seeking expansion through current and future markets.
  • Highly-Skilled Teammates: Our teammates lead by example and focus on accountability, discipline, entrepreneurialism, integrity, and leadership.
  • Diverse & Inclusive Workplace: Our culture is one of diversity and inclusion which propels innovation, differentiation, and business performance. We foster an environment that emphasizes employee participation and promotes teamwork.

Our Promise

Built to Fit into Your Distribution Strategy

As leaders in product development and new part introduction, APC’s integrated supply chain means speed-to-market and speed-to-garage. We release more new parts, faster catalogs, and are working on next year’s platforms now. Customers who want to grow will fit right in with APC.

Our Experience

Parts Built to Fit Like the First Time

Our top-to-bottom engineering and testing facilities develop parts that perform to the original part specifications or better in many cases. We’re always looking for new ways to innovate, and no one does as much testing and research. APC has the embedded technical strength and engineering backbone to manufacture from start to finish, getting new parts created, tested, approved and out-the-door faster than the competition.

Why You Win With APC

  • Greater growth opportunities across all channels.
  • A more diverse range of proven aftermarket parts from a single source.
  • The most comprehensive product portfolio in the industry.
  • First-to-market product availability and coverage.
  • Award-winning customer service and support for technical, cataloging, fitment and coverage topics.
  • Unified sales team offering entire product range including emissions/exhaust and brakes/chassis.