APC Automotive Technologies Expands AP Emissions and Centric Parts Portfolios with 250 New SKUs
August 20, 2018
Leads underbody service with first-to-market, first-in-coverage for exhaust and brakes
Denver, CO – APC Automotive Technologies, LLC (APC), a leading supplier of automotive, light truck and heavy-duty replacement parts, has just announced a substantial introduction of new part numbers across its AP Emissions and Centric Parts portfolios. 250 new SKUs have been added since January, helping to advance the fast-growing underbody parts supplier’s first-to-market, first-in-coverage leadership in exhaust and brake system components.
Within the AP Emissions portfolio, 43 new EPA/Federal-compliant direct fit and manifold catalytic converters have been launched and 35 ANSA mufflers and exhaust pipes for popular late model imports in the U.S. and Canada. Many of these new SKUs are first-to-market and offer exclusive coverage.
Centric Parts has released new part numbers covering 91 steering, suspension and chassis components, 19 hydraulics, 18 brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, 5 hubs/bearings and 29 StopTech high-performance disc brakes, slotted/drilled rotors, brake pads and lines. These new SKUs offer excellent application coverage for more than 66 million vehicles in operation.
The following summary illustrates the breadth of new coverage delivered by APC:
||Product Categories Covered
||New Part #s
||Vehicle Platforms / Applications
||Direct-Fit Catalytic Converters, Manifold Converters, Exhaust Pipes, Challenge Mufflers, Welded Assemblies,Clamps-Collars
||BMW, Buick, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jeep, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan,Ram, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo
||Mufflers, Exhaust Pipes
||Chevrolet, Honda, Kia, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen
||Brake Pads, Rotors, Master Cylinders, Brake Calipers, Brake Hoses, Wheel Cylinders, Power Brake Boosters, Hub Assemblies, Bearings, Control Arm Bushings, Sway Bar Links, Strut Mount Kits, Steering Rack Socket Ends, Tie Rod Ends, Control Arms/Ball Joints, Stabilizer Bar Links, Lateral Links, Trailing Arms, Drag Links, Coil Springs, Grease/Oil Seals
||Acura, Blue Bird, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ferrari, Freightliner, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, International Trucks, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Maserati, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mercury, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Pontiac, Porsche, Saab, Saturn, Scion, Sterling Trucks, Subaru, Toyota, Volvo, Volkswagen, Workhorse
||Brake Pads, Slotted Brake Discs, Sport Slotted/Drilled Brake Rotors, Stainless Steel Brake Lines
||Acura, Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Eagle, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Plymouth, Pontiac, Seat, Scion, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen, Volvo
||Total New Part Numbers
According to Hugh Charvat, CEO of APC Automotive Technologies, “APC is working hard to maintain our leadership position in the underbody parts market. These new part introductions from our AP Emissions and Centric Parts portfolios deliver substantial additional coverage for millions of diverse vehicles in operation and are a testament to our ongoing commitment to serving the needs of our distribution partners and their professional installer customers.”
Charvat added, “This strong parts release out-of-the-gate in 2018 is just the beginning. We are still in the first quarter and expect to introduce many more new part numbers and application coverage as the year progresses.”
For more detailed part information for customers and distributors, please reference the part lookup tools on each Website below and/or contact your sales team representative.
About APC Automotive Technologies
APC Automotive Technologies is a leading supplier of automotive, light truck, and heavy-duty replacement parts. Delivering one of the broadest lines of undercar parts in the market, APC provides a comprehensive product portfolio including full line of exhaust, brake, and chassis parts to traditional warehouse distributors, feeders, retailers, and performance and specialty channels. APC Automotive Technologies offers industry-leading product depth, customer service, and support. The company was formed in May of 2017 by the merger of AP® Emissions Technologies (Goldsboro, NC) and Centric® Parts (Carson, CA). For more information, visit www.APCAutoTech.com.
About AP Emissions Technologies
AP® Emissions Technologies is one of the leading manufacturers and suppliers of automotive, light truck, and heavy-duty exhaust and emissions products under the AP®, DuraFit®, Eastern Catalytic®, CATCO ®, ANSA®, Cherry Bomb®, DieselTech™, DuraFit™, Maremont®, XLERATOR®, and Silverline® brands, among others. The AP Exhaust Technologies affiliate, Aristo®, offers a full line of INTELLIGENT CATALYST® products for on-road, off-road, stationary, industrial, commercial, and marine engines powered by gasoline, Diesel, and other fuel sources, making AP the only catalytic converter manufacturer that is fully vertically integrated with respect to catalyst coating technology. For more information, visit www.apemissions.com.
About Centric Parts
Centric® Parts is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles, and racecars. Centric products are marketed under the Centric®, C-TEK®, Posi Quiet®, StopTech®, PQ PRO™, TACTICAL™, and Fleet Performance brands. For more information, visit www.CentricParts.com.
AP Emissions debuts 43 new EPA/Federal direct fit and manifold converters and 35 ANSA mufflers and exhaust pipes.
Centric Parts adds 91 suspension and chassis components, 19 hydraulics, 18 brake components, 5 hubs/bearings and 29 StopTech high-performance brake parts.
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Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Communications
APC Automotive Technologies (AP Emissions, Centric Parts)
Barolin & Spencer