Custom Automotive Network, formerly known as Performance Warehouse Association, has named Competition Specialties its 2017 Reseller of the Year. The award is voted on by CAN membership in recognition of outstanding contributions to the custom automotive distribution system and in appreciation of conscientious dedication to the industry. The award was presented by Custom Automotive Network’s President, Tracie Nunez, at the 44th annual CAN Connect Conference on September 10, 2017.
Competition Specialties, Inc. is the West’s largest, most comprehensive wholesale-only warehouse distributor in the automotive aftermarket industry. Founded in 1966 by Steve Woomer, this family owned and operated endeavor continually aspires to exceed industry standards in all business aspects and vigorously supports the automotive aftermarket distribution system.
From the humble beginnings of the Woomer family’s Seattle garage, CSI has grown to 270,000 square feet divided among four sites in Washington, Oregon and California. Proudly serving the western United States including Alaska, as well as western Canada, CSI’s customer base is comprised of automotive parts retailers, dealerships, specialty automotive installers, other related industry retailers and e-commerce fulfillment.
Ken Woomer, CSI president and owner, encourages his company’s team to go beyond self-expectations, produce excellence and participate in industry stewardship. Active in leadership roles of various associations, Ken believes CSI’s health is a reflection of the strength and positive evolution of the automotive aftermarket. Competition Specialties promotes and practices leadership and innovation within the industry to help foster continuous growth and development.
Tracie Nunez, president of CAN said, “Competition Specialties exemplifies excellence and is a true example of a prospering distributor business. They adhere to high standards and are committed to their manufacturing partners. It is a privilege to have them as long standing CAN members and see them recognized for their industry leadership.”