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TRICO® Named Advance Auto Parts “Supply Chain Reliability Vendor of the Year”

(Rochester Hills, Michigan) – Trico Products Corporation, a global leader in wiper blade technology, was recently named the Supply Chain Reliability Vendor of the Year by Advance Auto Parts.

This award recognizes TRICO for superior planning and management of weather-dependent product availability. TRICO has supplied Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, with a wide range of wiper blades for retail sale since 1983.

“TRICO has provided superior planning and category management for our windshield wipers line throughout our 33-year partnership,” said Charles Tyson, executive vice president, merchandising, marketing, and replenishment for Advance Auto Parts. “We’re honored to present TRICO with the Supply Chain Reliability Vendor of the Year award as a recognition of their exemplary service and partnership in growing our wiper blade category.”

“This award signifies TRICO’s successful partnership with valued retailers such as Advance Auto Parts,” said Mike McKee, executive vice president sales and marketing, Crowne Automotive Aftermarket Group. “With a mutual commitment to service and high-quality solutions, it is not a coincidence that our partnership is 33 years strong. Together, we continue to offer both professional automotive experts and do-it-yourself enthusiasts with best-in-class wiper blade technology.”

About Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of July 2016, Advance operated 5,066 stores and 126 Worldpac branches and serves approximately 1,300 independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. Advance employs approximately 74,000 Team Members. Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities, customer services, and on-line shopping for parts, accessories and other offerings can be found on the Company’s website at AdvanceAutoParts.com.

About Trico Products Corporation

For nearly 100 years, Trico Products Corporation has been one of the world’s largest manufacturers of wiper blade products and systems with major operations in Asia, Australia, North America, South America and Europe. TRICO develops advanced wiper technologies for automotive manufacturers and drivers worldwide. Every wiper blade is designed with leading innovative technologies to ensure maximum durability and improved visibility. TRICO is a member of the Crowne Group, a highly collaborative family of core manufacturers that serves both aftermarket and OEM customers in the automotive and industrial equipment markets with a diverse portfolio of products, manufacturing processes and companies. For more information on TRICO product lines, please contact Trico Products Corporation at 1-800-388-7426, or visit tricoproducts.com.