2018 Centric Brake System Parts Catalog Named Best Catalog at 2017 AAPEX Show
November 20, 2017
Cited for exceptional design, comprehensive coverage, up-to the minute product information
Carson, CA – Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies and North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket brake and chassis components and systems, received the Auto Care Association’s Import Vehicle Community Award for Best Print or Electronic Catalog of a Product Line for Import Cars or Trucks for their 2018 Centric Parts Brake Systems Catalog.
The award was presented during the recent 2017 AAPEX Show in Las Vegas, NV. The new catalog was selected for its exceptional design, comprehensive parts coverage, up-to-the-minute product information and ease of use. This is the fifth time that Centric Parts has received the award for the best catalog since 2005.
Brian Griffin III, Vice President of Product Management accepted the award on behalf of Centric Parts. Griffin noted, “It’s an honor to be recognized by the Import Vehicle Community for the Best Catalog. Our dedicated team puts a great deal of work into researching and producing the most complete and accurate catalogs possible. This year’s edition, by far, is our most, comprehensive and up-to-date brake parts catalog, with more product listings, applications, and total pages than ever before.”
Greg Woo, President of Centric Parts, added, “Our sincere thanks goes out to our research, development and catalog teams. They have done a great job in creating a superior catalog and giving our customers and partners the critical tools and support they need to be successful.”
The 2018 Centric Parts Brake Systems Catalog (2010-2018) covers model years from 1930 to 2019 and features 80 new pages with 22,292 new application part listings. A total of 794 new part numbers have been added for 49 individual vehicle makes from Acura to Volvo and 577 models from Audi A3 to GMC Yukon. The new listings include 2,095 part numbers specifically covering 4,003 applications for 178 never-before-cataloged 2018 and 2019 model year vehicles.
The catalog features up-to-the-minute information on the complete range of Centric Parts brake friction and iron, hydraulics, remanufactured loaded and semi-loaded calipers, caliper kits, wheel cylinder kits, hardware kits, adjusters, brake hoses, hubs, bearings and seals under the Centric, C-TEK, Posi Quiet, Fleet Performance, and StopTech brands. It also showcases two new Centric innovations: StopTech GCX Disc Brake Rotors, which feature a ten percent faster pad bed-in and long-lasting corrosion resistance; and StopTech TACTICAL Brake Pads, which are specially formulated for the police and law enforcement equipment market.
The 2018 Centric Parts Brake Systems Catalog received the Auto Care Association’s Import Vehicle Community Award for Best Catalog. (l to r) Jens Schueler, Chairman of the Import Vehicle Community’s Executive Leadership Council and Brian Griffin III, VP of Product Management at Centric Parts.
About Centric Parts
Centric® Parts is a part of APC Automotive Technologies, a leading automotive aftermarket undercar parts platform. 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®, Fleet Performance, StopTech® and PQ PRO brands. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to OEM and private label customers.