Centric Parts

City of Industry,  CA 
United States
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Centric Parts is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric, C-Tek, Posi Quiet, Fleet Performance and StopTech labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.

From Lab to Lift, Centric Parts Delivers

Brands: Centric, Posi Quiet, StopTech, C-Tek, Fleet Performance


 Press Releases

  • Industry, Calif. (October 4, 2016)Centric Parts -- North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components -- has once again been honored by National Pronto Association, this year with the 2016 Partnership Award. The award was presented by Pronto VP of Sales & Marketing, Robert Roos, during the National Pronto Shareholders Conference in Dallas on Sept. 26.

     

    In presenting the award, which is voted on by shareholders, Mr. Roos read a few of the comments submitted by members: 

    “They do everything possible to make sure their product is in every installer in my market.”

    “They have a reputation for quality products and service.”

    “Their staff is knowledgeable and responds quickly to my needs.”

     

    In accepting the award, Centric’s VP of Traditional Aftermarket Sales, Charlie Kirkland noted, “It is quite an honor to receive this award. We truly see our relationships with our customers as partnerships and we value them highly.” He continued, “I want to thank all of the members who voted for us and I want to acknowledge the whole Centric team who made this possible. The management and employees of Centric Parts work diligently to deliver world class products and services to our partners, and working with Pronto has made us a better company.”

     

    The 2016 Pronto Partnership Award represents just the latest honor for Centric Parts, which also earned Supplier of the Year honors from Pronto in 2009 and 2014. These are just a few of the dozens of industry and customer awards Centric has earned since its founding in 2000.

     

    For more information, visit CentricParts.com and StopTech.com, and be sure to follow StopTech and Centric on FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram and YouTube for all the latest StopTech and Centric Parts news.

     

    About Centric Parts®

    Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric®, C-Tek®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.
  • (Industry, Calif. - August 3, 2016) Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket brake and chassis components, announced today the hiring of Tony Edwards to fill the newly created position of Strategic Account Executive, Retail Sales. Edwards will lead Centric’s retail commercial support center in Memphis, TN, reporting to Dan Billie, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

     

    “Tony brings over 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket.  His proven leadership, retail experience and product knowledge is a perfect match to lead our efforts in retail.” said Billie.

     

    A former Merchandising Director at AutoZone, Edwards was previously with Prestone/UCI FRAM group as Director of Sales to AutoZone, and before that, Marketing Director at Cardone Industries responsible for Brakes, Corporate Marketing and Global Purchasing.

     

    For more information, visit CentricParts.com and StopTech.com, and be sure to follow StopTech and Centric on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube for all the latest StopTech and Centric Parts news.

     

    About Centric Parts®

    Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric®, C-Tek®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.

  • Industry, Calif. (October 26, 2016)Centric Parts -- North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components -- has introduced a comprehensive new program of StopTech Big Brake Kits for the iconic 1969-1989 Porsche 911 model range. The program covers the most common stock wheel sizes and model year variations, and supplements the comprehensive range of OE replacement parts offered by Centric Parts. StopTech brake components require little-to-no vehicle modifications and offer significantly improved braking performance, feel and modulation over stock systems, as well as reduced fade.

     

    StopTech Big Brake Kits for 1969-1989 Porsche 911

    With stiffer components and patented heat management technology, all StopTech High Performance Brake Kits provide shorter stopping distances, better brake modulation, firmer pedal feel and less brake fade for stronger, more reliable performance on and off the track.

     

    Year

    Make

    Model

    Trim

    F/R

    Level 1

    Level 2

    Level 2a

    Level 3

    Street

    Track Day

    Small Wheel Race

    Big Wheel Race

     

     

    No Parking Brake

    No Parking Brake

    1969-1989

    Porsche

    911

    Non-Turbo

    F

    83.782.DT00.XX

    83.782.FT00.A1

    87.782.FU00.R1

    87.782.6600.R1

    1975-1977

    Porsche

    911/930

    Turbo

    F

    83.782.DT00.XX

    83.782.FT00.A1

    87.782.FU00.R1

    87.782.6600.R1

    1969-1983

    Porsche

    911

    Non-Turbo

    R

    82.785.00D1.XX

    82.785.00E1.A1

    87.785.00GP.R1

    87.785.0053.R1

    1975-1977

    Porsche

    911/930

    Turbo

    R

    82.785.00D1.XX

    82.785.00E1.A1

    87.785.00GP.R1

    87.785.0053.R1

    1984-1989

    Porsche

    911

    Non-Turbo

    R

    82.782.00D1.XX

    82.782.00E1.A1

    87.782.00GP.R1

    87.782.0053.R1

     

    Level 1 Kits are designed primarily for the street, although they have been engineered to handle track duty as well. They include painted StopTech ST42 4-piston calipers front or rear, with the front kits using 282x28 mm 2-pc rotors and the rear kits using 290x24 mm 1-pc rotors with e-coated black hats.

    Level 2 Kits can be driven on street or track. Front kits use anodized StopTech ST43 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 282x28 mm rotors with e-coated black hats. Rear kits feature anodized StopTech ST42 4-piston calipers and 1-pc 290x24 mm rotors with e-coated black hats.

     

    Level 2a Kits are front and rear upgrade options for track only vehicles. The front kits use full Trophy finish StopTech STR43 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 282x28 mm rotors with e-coated black hats. The rear kits eliminate the parking brake and include full Trophy finish StopTech STR42 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 290x22 mm rotors with e-coated black hats.

    Level 3 Kits are for dedicated race cars with larger wheels and tires. These kits eliminate the parking brake. The front kits feature full Trophy finish StopTech STR60 6-piston calipers and 2-pc 332x32 mm rotors with hard anodized hats, while the rear kits use full Trophy finish StopTech STR41 4-piston calipers and 2-pc 328x28 mm rotors with hard anodized hats.

     

    NOTE ON FITMENT:

    All Level 1 and 2 kits fit 15”x5.5” or larger Fuchs type wheels -- with one exception. If you have the Fuchs “deep-6” (very rare – usually pre-1973) wheel you might need a small spacer (6mm-10mm) to fit the rear BBK only.

     

    For Level 3 kits– Use the wheel fitment templates to confirm fitment. 

    Front – Use 1-1/8” (28mm) spacer to clear 16” Fuchs. Common spacer

    Rear – Use 1” spacer to clear 16” Fuchs. Common spacer

    All kits, as well as the complete line of StopTech braking systems and components are available through authorized motorsports distributors and performance automotive aftermarket retailers today. For more information, visit CentricParts.com and StopTech.com, and be sure to follow StopTech and Centric on FacebookTwitterPinterestInstagram and YouTube for all the latest StopTech and Centric Parts news.

    About Centric Parts®

    Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric®, C-Tek®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.

  • (Industry, Calif. - October 18, 2016) Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket brake and chassis components, announced today the hiring of three aftermarket industry veterans to fill key positions as the company expands its sales and management team to meet rapidly growing demand. George Hyland has been named Strategic Account Executive, National Sales, while John Beale and Andrea (Ande) Schultz have been hired to fill newly created Divisional Sales Manager positions for the Central and Eastern Divisions respectively.

     

    GEORGE HYLAND

    Hyland will be responsible for executing sales initiatives for the Qualis team, and will report directly to Dan Billie, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Formerly with Cardone Industries, Hyland was an instrumental part of key customer development in his position as Brakes Director.

     

    “George brings with him over 20 years of experience in the automotive aftermarket. His proven leadership, customer facing experience and product knowledge are a perfect match to grow our efforts,” said Billie.

     

    JOHN BEALE

    Beale will manage Centric’s Central Division traditional aftermarket sales efforts, reporting to Charlie Kirkland, who was recently promoted to the position of VP of Traditional Aftermarket Sales. Beale comes to Centric after having served as VP of Aftermarket Sales for Autolite and VP of Traditional Sales for UCI-FRAM. Beale will have responsibility for sales in the Central United States and Canada.

     

    “We are excited to invest in the traditional segment with the addition of a top notch sales leader like John. He comes to Centric with a great reputation and keen understanding of the traditional business. We are delighted to have him on board,” said Executive VP of Sales and Marketing, Dan Billie.

     

    ANDREA (ANDE) SCHULTZ

    Schultz will be responsible for traditional sales in Centric’s Eastern Division, reporting to Charlie Kirkland, VP of Traditional Aftermarket Sales. Schultz comes to Centric with a broad background in the aftermarket, having held management positions with Dephi, The Schaeffler Group and most recently the Timken Corporation as Regional Sales Manager. She has received several industry awards including the 2012 AutoCare Association Impact Award “4 for the Future” and was also the First Car Care Council Women’s Board “Women of Promise” award winner.

     

    “Her experience, knowledge of our market and personal drive make her a valuable addition to our team,” stated Kirkland.

     

    “Ande brings a great deal of energy and experience to our organization,” added Dan Billie, Executive VP of Sales and Marketing. “She will be a positive addition to our team and we are excited to have her on board.”

     

    For more information, visit CentricParts.com and StopTech.com, and be sure to follow StopTech and Centric on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube for all the latest StopTech and Centric Parts news.

     

    About Centric Parts®

    Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric®, C-Tek®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.

  • (Industry, Calif. – October 24, 2016) Centric Parts, North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket brake and chassis components and systems, has released the latest addition to its award-winning library of catalogs -- the updated Centric Parts 2017 Brake Systems Catalog (2010-2017). With over 5,100 newly applicated part listings compared to the 2016 catalog, the 2017 Centric Parts Brake Systems Catalog is one of the most comprehensive brake catalogs available today for 2010-2017 model year vehicles.

    “The number of listings we’ve added to the 2017 catalog is the largest single year increase we’ve ever had,” said Dave Vallette, Centric Parts Catalog Manager. “It’s been another team effort to gather, identify and catalog over 5,100 newly applicated part listings this year. This hard work and dedication to staying ahead of the competition is what makes Centric Parts catalogs the most comprehensive and up-to-date catalogs around.”

    The 2017 Centric Parts Brake Systems Catalog has been updated from the 2016 catalog to include 5,185 newly applicated part listings and a total of 675 new part numbers – covering 49 individual vehicle makes from Acura to Volvo and 350 models from the A3 to the Yukon. The new listings include 2,764 entries specifically covering 224 never-before-cataloged 2017 Model Year vehicles.

    The printed Centric Parts 2017 Brake Systems Catalog (2010-2017) is being made available to customers the second week of November. The Centric Parts Online Catalog has already been updated and Opticat will be complete by the end of November. E-Catalog providers (Epicor and WHI) will be updated by February 2017.

    The up-to-the-minute catalog details the complete range of Centric Parts brake friction and iron, hydraulics, remanufactured loaded and semi-loaded calipers, caliper kits, wheel cylinder kits, hardware kits, adjusters, brake hoses, hubs, bearings and seals under the Centric, C-Tek, Posi Quiet, Fleet Performance and StopTech brands. The award-winning Centric Parts catalog library also includes brake system coverage for 1936-2010 MY Vehicles as well as specialty catalogs covering Medium Duty, StopTech Performance, Mexico and Chassis among others.

    Centric Parts, which maintains the industry’s largest library of OEM brake parts, has seen its catalog become an industry standard since the first one was released shortly after the company was founded in 2000. Centric’s exhaustive tracking of new and carryover parts has allowed Centric to remain the industry leader in being first to market with premium replacement components that meet or exceed OE specifications.

    About Centric Parts®

    Centric Parts® is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of aftermarket brake and chassis components for passenger vehicles, light and medium duty trucks, fleet vehicles, high performance vehicles and race cars under the Centric®, C-Tek®, Posi Quiet®, Fleet Performance and StopTech® labels. Through its StopTech and Qualis Automotive divisions, Centric also supplies components and systems to dozens of OEM and private label customers. With an unparalleled level of research and development in North America, Centric leads the industry in brake and chassis technology innovation, having earned several patents and dozens of industry accolades along the way. The company has enjoyed solid annual growth since being founded in 2000, and now operates multiple nationwide facilities encompassing over one million square feet of office, warehouse and manufacturing space.


 Onsite Contact

Onsite Contact Name
Dan Lelchuk
Onsite Contact Title
President/CEO
Onsite Contact Email
danl@centricparts.com
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