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East Penn Manufacturing Receives the 2001 CARQUEST BWP Supplier of the Year Award

East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc. proudly accepted the 2001 CARQUEST BWP Distributors Supplier of the Year award given at BWP’s 2002 Annual Business Conference in Tarrytown, New York on January 26, 2002.

East Penn started providing CARQUEST branded batteries to BWP in October 2000. The award from BWP was based on certain criteria: best quality products, unparalleled customer service, prompt fill rates, customer satisfaction, and excellent marketing support. East Penn is the first company to receive the Supplier of the Year award with only one-year of service.

BWP has over 200 CARQUEST Auto Parts stores throughout New England and parts of the Mid Atlantic. The 200 plus stores are supplied and serviced by East Penn warehouses in Woonsocket, Rhode Island; Farmingdale, New York; Lyon Station, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Baltimore, Maryland. East Penn sales people visit each location biweekly to provide professional service and training.

East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the automotive, telecommunications, marine, commercial, industrial and stationary markets. The company’s quality systems for its entire 480-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2000 and QS 9000:1998 requirements. The company’s Wire and Cable division has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System requirements. For more information contact East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyon Station, PA 19536