Boucherville, Quebec — Uni-Select Inc., has announced the winners of the annual Canadian Automotive Group Awards for its top Canadian supply partners.
This award celebrates remarkable achievements, innovation, and outstanding service. The awards recipients were announced on the last day of its AUTOXPO event, held virtually for the first time ever this past weekend.
“Their efforts have helped us to collectively service the automotive aftermarket, ultimately providing products and supports tools that enable our member partners and corporate stores to offer the necessary programs to support automotive service providers across the country,” said Jason Best, senior vice-president, general manager east, merchandising and marketing, Uni-Select Canada.
The unprecedented times we are experiencing and the challenges being faced by customers and suppliers were mentioned at the online event, along with a special word to all supplier partners for their resilience.
“The aftermarket, as we know, is a resilient group, and, as such, our supply base has remained engaged and focused on providing products and service solutions to find ways of ensuring consistent supply,” added Best. “We thank every supplier partner, their teams’ ad leadership groups for the ongoing support over the past months.”
This year, Uni-Select honoured Brake Parts Inc. LLC as the recipient of the Diamond Award, the highest recognition granted to a supplier partner that excelled in their ability to provide both national and private branded products throughout the Uni-Select Canadian network, at all levels of distribution, from its distribution centres to automotive service providers.
Brake Parts Inc. LLC was also celebrated for supporting the network members and corporate stores to drive sales and offer quality product support. The seventh edition of Uni-Select’s Canadian Awards also recognized the superior performance, service, and support of the winners in the following categories.
Golden Ally, Sales tools for independent jobbers and installers: Mevotech L.P
Golden Ally, Marketing campaign of the year: Grote Industries, Co.
Golden Ally, Training and technical support: Gates Canada Inc.
Tech-Savvy Award: Dorman Products, Inc.
Achiever, Automotive parts: CDN Energy and Power Corp.
Achiever, Paint and body equipment: ITW Evercoat
Achiever, Tools, and equipment: Milwaukee Electric Tool Corp.
Uni-Select, with more than 4,800 employees in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K. The company is a leader in the distribution of automotive refinish and industrial coatings and related products in North America, as well as a leader in the automotive aftermarket parts business in Canada and the U.K.