Companies’ combined customer service and vast distribution networks will provide knowledgeable, convenient access to Donaldson air filtration technology
Today, Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), a leading worldwide manufacturer of innovative filtration products and solutions, and NAPA Auto Parts network of stores that distribute automotive replacement parts, accessories, and service items, announced their new partnership. As a result, Donaldson will supply the NAPA Gold product offering of heavy-duty air filtration products available within the vast NAPA United States network.
Donaldson and NAPA Auto Parts stores serve complementary markets, making this partnership an ideal match for the companies and their customers. NAPA Auto Parts stores expertly serve the agricultural, construction, and off-and-on highway segments in addition to auto service professionals and everyday drivers with quality parts and supplies to keep cars, trucks and heavy-duty equipment performing safely and efficiently. Combined with Donaldson’s innovative air filtration technology, knowledgeable customer service, and global manufacturing and distribution network, the partnership will provide customers with easy access to advanced protection for high-performing, reliable equipment.
“Donaldson is committed to solving our customer’s greatest filtration challenges with superior products and cutting-edge innovation,” said Angie Zurick, Donaldson VP, mobile solutions aftermarket. “Partnering with NAPA Auto Parts, which is recognized for quality parts, rapid availability and knowledgeable people, means more customers can conveniently access our innovative filtration solutions, in some cases, right in their neighborhood.”
“The NAPA Gold filter brand has stood for outstanding quality and reliability for generations,” said Danny Huffaker, VP, commercial products representing NAPA Auto Parts. “We are thrilled to partner with Donaldson and their proven production capability, market-leading innovation and excellent service, to deliver the best heavy-duty air filtration solutions to our customers.”
Donaldson’s ongoing priority is to provide customers with advanced technology and quality customer service. The company’s recent, extensive investments in production capacity and filtration media technology will help fulfill the partnership’s shared goal of supporting customers with excellent service and product availability.
About Donaldson Company, Inc.
Founded in 1915, Donaldson (NYSE: DCI) is a global leader in technology-led filtration products and solutions, serving a broad range of industries and advanced markets. Diverse, skilled employees at over 140 locations on six continents partner with customers—from small business owners to R&D organizations and the world’s biggest OEM brands. Donaldson solves complex filtration challenges through three primary segments: Mobile Solutions, Industrial Solutions and Life Sciences. Additional information is available at Donaldson.com.
Through nearly 6,000 auto parts stores and over 18,000 auto care and collision centers in the U.S., NAPA has America’s largest network of parts and care. The NAPA Network is supported by nationwide distribution centers with more than 725,000 available parts, accessories and supplies. Widely recognized for quality parts, rapid availability and knowledgeable people, NAPA Auto Parts stores serve automotive service professionals, do-it-yourselfers and everyday drivers with quality parts, accessories and supplies to keep cars, trucks and equipment performing safely and efficiently. For more information, visit www.napaonline.com.