Advance Auto Parts Honors Sylvania Automotive with 2019 Superior Availability Vendor of the Year Award

Sylvania Automotive recognized for second consecutive year

10.09.2019 | Awards

HILLSBORO, N.H. – Sylvania Automotive, the leader in automotive lighting solutions for the automotive aftermarket, today announced it has received the prestigious 2019 Superior Availability Vendor of the Year award from Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider. Sylvania Automotive was recognized for its on-time delivery performance and for developing and piloting several programs that contributed to significant improvements in customer support. This was the second year in a row that Sylvania Automotive was presented with this honor.

“We are pleased to recognize Sylvania Automotive with the Superior Availability Vendor of the Year award for the second consecutive year,” said Mike Broderick, Executive Vice President Merchandising and Store Operations Support for Advance Auto Parts. “Sylvania Automotive continues to be an exceptional partner enabling us to better meet the needs of our customers. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with the company in the future.”

This award adds to the list of major honors that Osram Sylvania has received from the automotive afterparts industry this year. Osram Sylvania was earlier presented with the 2019 Supplier Excellence Award and the 2019 Parts Per Million (PPM) Quality Excellence Award from Subaru of America, Inc.

With more than 100 years of lighting experience, Osram Sylvania’s innovative solutions are designed to redefine the role of light in a connected world and reflect the company’s commitment to making the world more comfortable, more productive and more imaginative.

“At Osram Sylvania, stellar product management and customer service are fundamental to our success,” said Joe Verbanic, Managing Director of U.S. and Canada at Osram Sylvania. “Receiving the Superior Availability Vendor of the Year award for the second consecutive year, as well as other major automotive awards, is truly a great honor. These awards are testament to our team’s ability to not only deliver the highest levels of service, but to also sustain it over a significant period of time. We look forward to building on our relationship with Advance Auto Parts and continuing our mutual success.”

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OSRAM SYLVANIA is part of OSRAM Americas, a group of OSRAM companies located in North and South America. As a leader in lighting solutions and services specializing in innovative design and energy-saving technology, the company sells products under the brand names OSRAM, Traxon, ENCELIUM and SYLVANIA. The portfolio ranges from high-tech applications based on semiconductor technology, such as infrared or laser lighting, to smart and connected lighting solutions in buildings and cities. The OSRAM SYLVANIA and OSRAM Americas regional headquarters is located in Wilmington, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.osram.us or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of July 13, 2019, Advance operated 4,912 stores and 150 Worldpac branches in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The Company also serves 1,250 independently owned Carquest branded stores across these locations in addition to Mexico, the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos and British Virgin Islands. Additional information about Advance, including employment opportunities, customer services, and online shopping for parts, accessories and other offerings can be found at www.AdvanceAutoParts.com.