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StopTech Receives Toyota Quality Alliance Supplier Gold Award for 2012
Centric Parts today announced that it was named a recipient of a Toyota Quality Alliance (TQA) Gold Supplier Award for 2012. This award was presented to representatives of the company's StopTech brand during the annual Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. Supplier Award Ceremony held at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California on October 24, 2012.
The Gold Supplier Award is presented to top Toyota parts and accessories suppliers who have consistently demonstrated their commitment to product development, product quality, operational quality and product support.
During the ceremony, Toyota Accessory Purchasing Manager David James presented the award to Greg Woo, StopTech VP of Performance Operations.
In presenting the award James said, “StopTech is a supplier who has been with Toyota for over 6 years and continues to work with us to develop new and exciting products for the TRD and FSport programs.”
“We are honored to be recognized by Toyota,” said Woo, “As a technical partner of theirs for several years, we have had the great pleasure to work with Toyota on numerous projects and have strengthened that relationship year after year. This is a great testament to our whole team who work diligently to engineer and produce the highest quality OE and aftermarket brake solutions.”
About Centric Parts®
Centric Parts®, which includes the StopTech® and Power Slot® brands, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake components and systems for cars, work duty vehicles and performance vehicles. Centric continually innovates significant improvements to brake technology for the street and track, having earned four patents along the way. The company was founded in 2000 in Southern California and has enjoyed solid growth every year since. Originally focusing on replacement parts for everyday use, Centric parts has aggressively expanded into the performance market by acquiring StopTech in 2006 and Power Slot in 2007. Today the company operates multiple warehouse and manufacturing facilities totaling over half-a-million square feet and employing over 500 workers.