O’Reilly Auto Parts Recognizes Cloyes with Award

FORT SMITH, Ark., February 26, 2021 – Cloyes was presented with the prestigious 2020 Sales & Service Award at the recent O’Reilly Auto Parts annual Leadership Conference.  The conference was held virtually on February 1, 2021.  “O’Reilly Auto Parts recognizes Cloyes as a key partner for over 20 years in the engine parts category” said David Wilbanks, Senior Vice President, Merchandise.

“Cloyes is honored to receive this prestigious award.  The partnership and drive of our two companies to deliver professional technicians all the engine timing parts to do the job right the first time continues to be our driving focus” said John Hanighen, Chief Executive Officer.

Since 1921, Cloyes has been building its business and reputation by offering the highest quality timing systems and components.  It doesn’t matter what timing system you are working on, Cloyes has a solution.  That is what we have been doing for the past 100 years: providing solutions to your timing needs.

Richard Crotzer, Senior Vice President of Global Sales adds, “Our first to market VVT timing kits continue to expand and support installers as a key element of our support.  Whether it’s time-saving installation tips, best-practice engine maintenance techniques or patented product solutions, today’s shops can trust Cloyes quality products when their reputation is on the line.”

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About Cloyes

Cloyes, based in Fort Smith, Ark., is the North American leader and global designer, developer, manufacturer and distributor of timing drive systems and components for the automotive aftermarket.  Its products are mission critical components for engine performance and function and are used in high-performance and replacement applications.  Cloyes serves a broad customer base, including wholesale distributors, national and local retailers, re-packagers, and production engine rebuilders, and sells its products under the Cloyes® brand worldwide as well as the Dynagear® and CY-LENT® brands throughout North America.

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