Federal-Mogul Receives Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance Outstanding Training Support Award
Honor Recognizes Company's Investment in Training for Alliance Members and Customers
Southfield, Michigan, December 17, 2012.The Federal-Mogul (NASDAQ: FDML) Vehicle Component Solutions organization received the 2012 Outstanding Training Support Award from the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance during the group's winter shareholder meeting earlier this month in Aventura, Fla. The Alliance is one of the world's largest automotive parts distribution and marketing organizations.
The Outstanding Training Support Award recognizes the supplier that best supports the technical training needs of each Alliance shareholder business and the more than 2,300 affiliated auto parts stores and over 2,900 certified service center locations. Federal-Mogul provides an extensive range of training programs at its state-of-the-art Technical Education Center (FM TEC) in St. Louis as well as at thousands of customer locations across North America. The company's training program will be expanded in early 2013 with the introduction of a sophisticated in-market product, brand and technical support platform for vehicle service providers. The new platform features teams of ASE-certified specialists and sophisticated technical support vehicles that will be deployed to key markets across North America.
"We are committed to providing the most effective and accessible technical training for our distribution partners and the tens of thousands of businesses and front-line automotive professionals who specify and install Federal-Mogul products each day. The Alliance award is a clear indication that our investment in training pays impressive dividends for distributors and their customers and complements the value of our industry-leading brands," said Jay Burkhart, senior vice president, global markets, Vehicle Component Solutions.
In addition to FM TEC and the extensive new in-market training and support platform, Federal-Mogul offers a real-time electronic information system, www.fme360.com, which enables distributors and service professionals to access the latest news regarding the company's products and programs as well as an extensive virtual library of technical resources and other business-critical tools.
For more information regarding Federal-Mogul technical and product training activities and related materials, please contact your Federal-Mogul distributor or visit www.federalmogul.com/training.
Federal-Mogul Corporation designs, engineers, manufactures and distributes technologies to improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance vehicle safety. The company serves the world's foremost original equipment manufacturers of automotive, commercial, aerospace, marine, rail and off-road vehicles; and industrial, agricultural and power-generation equipment. The company also develops and distributes to the aftermarket an extensive product portfolio with more than 20 of the world's most recognized brands, including ANCO® wiper blades; Champion® spark plugs, wipers and filters; AE®, Fel-Pro®, Goetze®, Glyco®, Nüral® and Payen® engine products; MOOG® chassis parts; and Ferodo® and Wagner® brake products. Federal-Mogul was founded in Detroit in 1899. The company employs 45,000 people in 34 countries, and its worldwide headquarters is in Southfield, Michigan, United States. For more information, please visit www.federalmogul.com.
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