Hytec Automotive (Hytec), a DeBartolo company, is poised to increase U.S. distribution and further penetrate foreign markets. The company, which supplies OES, OEM and aftermarket water pumps, recently achieved "preferred vendor" status with the Automotive Distribution Network (ADN), the marketing group that includes both the Parts Plus and Independent Auto Parts of America (IAPA) auto parts stores.
As a preferred vendor for ADN, Hytec will be the only supplier of new water pumps for the hundreds of member stores and thousands of jobbers in the ADN network, making Hytec water pumps available to consumers nationwide and in Canada and Mexico.
"This is a major accomplishment for Hytec," says Tim Zahler, president of Hytec. "ADN is a trusted name in our industry and we are proud to be a part of it."
Through the ADN network, which includes the Parts Plus IAPA systems, Hytec water pumps will be distributed to more than 52 independently-owned distribution companies, which operate approximately 242 warehouse outlets serving 2,099 affiliated jobbers, 512 ASP tech centers and 708 Car Care Centers in North America.
For more information about Hytec Automotive, visit the company's Web site.