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EPWI Presents 2012 Vendor and Rep of the Year Awards


Engine & Performance Warehouse named the late Jerry Nunez of Innovative Marketing Services as the EPWI 2012 Representative of the Year. Federal-Mogul was named the EPWI 2012 Vendor of the Year.

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Engine & Performance Warehouse (EPWI) recently named its 2012 Vendor Of The Year and Representative Of The Year at an awards dinner held during EPWI’s annual summer conference Aug. 8 in Vail, Colo.

Federal-Mogul was named the EPWI 2012 Vendor of the YearDaniel DiTommaso, director of branded sales; Brent Fletcher, regional sales manager; and Dan Molde, regional sales manager; accepted the award for Federal-Mogul, which is EPWI’s largest engine parts supplier.

The annual Vendor of the Year award is presented to the supplier or manufacturer based on performance scores during the prior year in seven categories. Categories include distribution/sales policies, pricing policies, inventory, returns, labor claims, office support and shipping/packaging.


Past recipients of this award include S.A. Gear, Total Seal, Pioneer, B&P Rods, COMP Cams, Cylinder Head Center, Clevite Engine Parts, Dura-Bond Bearing Co., Damper Doctor, Melling Engine Parts, Joe Gibbs Racing, Howard Enterprises, SB International and Hastings Piston Rings.

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Engine & Performance Warehouse named the late Jerry Nunez of Innovative Marketing Services as the EPWI 2012 Representative of the Year. Nunez, founder of Innovative Marketing Services, is the only repeat winner for this award. Nunez passed away in November. His wife, Lynne Trimble, now heads IMS and accepted this award during the Thursday night dinner. The Rep of the Year is selected annually, on a rotating basis by region, using combined votes based on performance scores during the prior year in three categories: sales support, distribution philosophies, and timely and accurate follow-through.


Founded in 1972, EPWI serves customers from warehouses in Denver, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Oklahoma City, Dallas, San Antonio, Houston, Anaheim, Oakland, Portland (Ore.), Tacoma and Anchorage. EPWI is a member of the Engine Pro distributor network.

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