SOURCE: Dorman Products, Inc.

December 14, 2007 13:50 ET

Dorman Products, Inc. Selected as Vendor of the Year by the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.

COLMAR, PA--(Marketwire - December 14, 2007) - Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: DORM) today announced it was selected Vendor of the Year, Category II, by the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance at their the annual winter meeting held in Boca Raton, Florida earlier this month. The award was voted on by the entire Alliance membership and presented to Steven Berman, President of Dorman Products, by Richard H. Morgan, President and CEO of the Alliance. Also in attendance were Jeffrey Darby, Vice President of Traditional Sales, AJ Alvarez, Director of Sales, and Dave Thomas, Central Region Manager.

As a result of the combined contributions and efforts of Dorman Products and the Alliance, Dorman is recognized by this award as a true leading Vendor Partner to the Alliance's shareholders and board. The award is based on overall performance, field support and sales growth within the Alliance.

"We are thrilled as a company to have contributed to the Alliance's sales growth this past year. The Alliance members have embraced many of our new product categories and we look forward to showcasing even more products and solutions in 2008," said Steven Berman. He added, "We would like to thank all the members who recognized us in 2007 and look forward to continued mutual success."

The Alliance is a distribution group of member shareholders under the Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper banners representing 72 Warehouse Distributors throughout North America. They serve 2400 Auto Parts Stores and 2300 Certified Service Centers. The Alliance prides itself on responding to the individual automotive needs of each customer and providing proven, quality service.

Dorman Products, Inc. is a leading supplier of automotive products and home hardware to the automotive aftermarket and mass merchandise markets. For more information about Dorman, the company's web site can be accessed at

Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements which speak only as of the date hereof. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, those factors discussed in the Companys 2006 Annual Report on Form 10-K under Item 1A - Risk Factors.

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    Samantha Fields
    Marketing Supervisor, Dorman Products
    (215) 712-5143
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