Engine Parts Group Honors Five Top Suppliers
Group also appoints Don Weber as president.
Engine Parts Group Inc. (EPGI)
recently honored five of its top suppliers at its winter shareholders
meeting. Companies recognized as "Featured Suppliers" were Durabond
Bearing Co., Hastings Piston Rings, JE Pistons, Melling Engine Parts
and SA Gear.
from left to right: Steve Tucker, sales manager, SA Gear; Sal
Abdallah, president, SA Gear; Todd Millan, general manager, JE Pistons;
Shane Turner, regional manager, JE Pistons; Don Weber, president,
Engine Parts Group; Mark Melling, president, Melling Engine Parts;
Chuck Barnett, president, Durabond Bearing Co.; Tom DeBlasis, sales
manager, Hastings Piston Rings; and Bob Kohler, vice president,
Featured Suppliers are selected by EPGI members for exhibiting value
by offering exceptional programs, policies, and working relationships.
Companies chosen for the Featured Supplier award also must be the
primary source in its product category to at least 85 percent of EPGI
The group also named Don Weber as its president. Weber has had a long
relationship with EPGI, having been a shareholder, board member, board
chairman and manager of product development. EPGI’s Bob Mitchell has
been promoted to product manager.
Founded 20 years ago, EPGI is the largest engine parts distribution
network in the U.S. The group is made up of independent specialty
engine parts distributors that warehouse a full line of internal engine
components for domestic and import passenger car, light truck, heavy
duty, industrial, marine, agricultural and performance applications.
Engine Pro operates 29 distribution centers nationally serving more
than 25,000 customers throughout the United States.