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AP Emissions Adds 765 New SKUs to Exhaust and Catalytic Converter Programs

November 18, 2018

Overall make and model application coverage expanded by over 50 million vehicles

GOLDSBORO, NC – AP Emissions, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, has significantly expanded its Exhaust and Catalytic Converter programs by adding over 765 new SKUs since the beginning of the year. The new additions increase make and model application coverage by more than 50 million vehicles. The announcement was made by Andy McIntosh, President of AP Emissions.

McIntosh noted, “So far, 2018 has been one of our most productive years to date in accelerating new part introduction. We have added a substantial offering of new SKUs to our exhaust, catalytic converter and diesel emissions product categories. New part introduction has been and will continue to be a critical focus area for our business and our customers as we work to find viable solutions that meet ever tightening air quality regulations.”

Exhaust Program

AP Emissions has added over 150 new exhaust products to its complete line of high quality mufflers, exhaust pipes, accessories, and exhaust systems, increasing make and model application coverage by nearly 15 million vehicles. Complementing this expansion is an additional 3 million vehicle applications that can be satisfied using existing parts.

The new part additions also include more muffler and welded assemblies, which have grown in popularity with both import and domestic carmakers. The ANSA import range has also added to the coverage with 56 muffler and pipe assemblies for many popular import vehicles.

Catalytic Converter Program

A total of 510 new SKUs have been added to the full range of both direct-fit and universal aftermarket catalytic converters for both Federal (EPA) and California (CARB) emissions vehicles.

The Federal (EPA) line has grown by 160 Direct-fit catalytic converters with overall coverage expanding by over 10 million vehicles. The California (CARB) line now has 350 new SKUs, many covering late model pickups and SUVs, as well as other applications.

New Diesel and Power Generation Program

Launched in 2018 as a new replacement parts category program for light, medium and heavyduty commercial vehicles, this comprehensive single source offering features an exceptional application coverage from two leading under-truck parts brands. These include DieselTech, a complete line of medium and heavy-duty exhaust and emissions replacement parts and DuraFit, the industry’s leading full line supplier of EPA certified, exact-fit, OEM equivalent heavy-duty replacement diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and diesel oxidation catalysts (DOCs).

Emissions Control and Performance Exhaust

The strategically built AP Emissions portfolio is designed to deliver the aftermarket exhaust system parts professional technicians and car enthusiasts trust. AP’s best-in-class offering of catalytic converters, mufflers, exhaust piping, and hardware covers nearly every aftermarket application from light to heavy duty, gasoline or diesel and on or off road.

AP Emissions designs and manufactures “built to fit” parts that combine coverage and quality with industry-leading innovation. Over 90 years of expertise is reflected in the safety, durability and reliability embedded in every product, across all brands.

New Brake System and Chassis Component Parts

Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies and North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components, has also led the way in new part introduction this year. In total, more than 3,700 new parts have been introduced since January across the Centric Parts/StopTech portfolio including the recently launched PQ PRO Disc Brake Pads by PosiQuiet® . PQ PRO represents the next generation of premium friction and is designed to deliver ‘like new’ braking performance, while solving key service issues, such as brake fade, weak braking response, excessive noise and dust and timeconsuming break-in procedures.

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 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.

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Caption: AP Emissions adds 765 New SKUs to its Exhaust and Catalytic Converter Programs, increasing coverage by over 50 million vehicles.

Corporate Contact:

Paul Wise
Vice President, Corporate Marketing & Communications
APC Automotive Technologies (AP Emissions, Centric Parts)
Tel: 720.899.3507; Email: pwise@apcautotech.com

Media Contact:
Tony Barolin
Barolin + Spencer
Tel: 856-424-7600
Email: tbarolin@barolin-spencer.com

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