UAP has announced that Grote Canada is the recipient of its 2018 NAPA Supplier Excellence Award.
The winning company is a leading global supplier of lighting, accessories and innovative visibility solutions.
NAPA has identified Grote Canada as the company that has met all of its strict measurements and expectations across the country in each of NAPA’s regions. NAPA’s decision to select the winner for the Supplier Excellence Award was unanimous.
“Grote earned this prestigious recognition by meeting consistently high levels of service and performance in support of a record-setting sales growth year,” says Tom Hunt, Vice President of Product Development at NAPA Canada.
Besides being honoured with the 2018 Supplier Excellence Award, Grote also belongs to Club 95 for the year. NAPA gives the Club 95 Award to those NAPA Canada suppliers that are able to deliver a 95% or higher fill rate. “Since Club 95 was first introduced 21 years ago, only one supplier has hit 20 or more awards and that is Grote Canada,” adds Tom Hunt.
“We are honoured to be not only recognized for the Supplier Excellence Award, but also for the importance of our partnership that goes back 35 years,” says Brad Morris, General Manager, Grote Canada. “The entire Grote team is extremely proud to work with NAPA Auto Parts and to be a supplier of choice.”
Since its establishment in 1901, Grote has been offering innovative visibility solutions such as LED technology and aftermarket lighting and accessories. The company’s products are used on both on and off highway vehicles and equipment. Grote is located in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Germany and China.