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WIX Filters Celebrates FFA Week with Look at Agriculture Offerings

WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, is celebrating National FFA Week by highlighting its foundation in and continued commitment to the agriculture industry. WIX’s legacy in agriculture spans 76 years, starting in 1939, when it began manufacturing oil filters specifically for farm tractor engines.

WIX Filters Renews Cruz Pedregon Sponsorship for 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

WIX Filters has become a major associate sponsor of two-time NHRA Funny Car Champion Cruz Pedregon for the 2015 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Pedregon’s record-setting Toyota Camry will don WIX’s colors and iconic logo for all twenty four races this season.

WIX Filters Showcases Heavy-Duty Product Line in Maintenance Initiative

WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, is featuring its extensive heavy-duty product line in a comprehensive fuel maintenance initiative. Given the diverse range of heavy-duty customers, from small and medium sized fleets to light-duty larger vehicles, WIX saw a need to create a more expansive product line aimed at making these customers’ lives a little easier. The new product line includes filters, test kits, fuel water absorbers and additives.

WIX Filters Globally Released 334 New Parts in 2014

WIX Filters, a manufacturer of filtration products, introduced 334 new parts in 2014, with more than half of the new numbers serving the light- and heavy-duty premium segments. This total includes 132 premium light-duty and 109 premium heavy-duty filter applications.

WIX Filters Names Jennifer Gibson as Brand Manager

With an eye on global growth and innovation, WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has named Jennifer Gibson as brand manager. Gibson previously served as brand manager for CARQUEST Filters, a brand WIX serviced for 25 years.

WIX Filters Named 2014 Car Supplier of the Year By Independent Motor Trade Factors Associated

WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has been named 2014 Car Supplier of the Year by Independent Motor Trade Factors Associated Ltd. (IFA), one of the largest motor factor buying groups in the United Kingdom. WIX has been supplying IFA members with filters since 2013 and is the first supplier selected for the award within the first year of partnering with the organization.

WIX Filters Installs Automated Shuttle Storage and Picking System at Master Distribution Center

WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has implemented a “goods-to-person” picking strategy for its master distribution center in Gastonia, N.C., based on a newly installed automated shuttle storage and picking system. The new system is an expandable, two-aisle Stingray Shuttle System that uses robotic shuttles to pick products and fulfill orders for WIX’s automotive, agricultural, industrial and specialty filter customers.

WIX Filters Donates $34,160 to National FFA Chapters

WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products celebrating its 75th anniversary, has awarded $34,160 to national FFA chapters in the United States through a box-top redemption program in partnership with the National FFA Organization.

WIX Filters Marks 75th Anniversary

WIX Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, marked its 75th anniversary with a Founder’s Day event highlighted by a $7,500 donation to Gaston County Schools as a kick-off to the system’s annual school supply drive. The event also included proclamations from federal, state and local officials recognizing WIX’s spirit of innovation and rich tradition

Executive Interview: WIX Filters’ Edward Covington and Mike Harvey

WIX Filters’ Edward Covington, vice president of quality assurance, and Mike Harvey, brand manager, discuss what constitutes “normal” driving, seasonal car care tips and how the iconic WIX brand will mark 75 years in 2014. Edward, how can shop owners and technicians properly match oil filters to driving conditions? There are more than four million

WIX Filters 75th Anniversary Die Cast Car

WIX Filters, a member of the Affinia Group family of brands, is rolling out a die cast of one of the most recognizable American cars – the 1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe – as part of its collectible die cast collection. The collectible is captured in 1:18 scale die cast replica, complete with a custom paint