SOURCE: Dorman Products, Inc.

May 15, 2007 10:21 ET

Dorman® Products, Inc. Awarded for E-Catalog Excellence at National Catalog Manager's Association

COLMAR, PA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 15, 2007 -- Dorman Products Inc., (NASDAQ: DORM) today announced it was the recipient of two awards at the National Catalog Manager's Association conference recently held in Savannah, Ga. The President's Award for Web Catalog Excellence was presented by Mark Seng, President, NCMA to Dorman attendees: Jillian Horton, eData Manager; Charlie Swarts, Application Research Manager; and Chris Nierintz, Product Manager and past President of the NCMA. Dorman's winning entry, www.DormanProducts.com was judged against other leading automotive aftermarket web sites on the basis of design, ease of navigation, catalog content (50%), technology, interactivity and innovation.

Dorman was also the recipient of the Presidents Award for Electronic Data Excellence by Activant Solutions. The award was presented by Doreen Slayter, Sr. Manager, Manufacturer Services for Activant Solutions. The electronic data excellence awards are based on timely, accurate delivery of data to support the year-make-model lookup in the industry leading Activant electronic catalog system.

Dave Dale, Director of Product Data Services for Dorman said of the awards, "We are extremely pleased to be recognized as one of the best data providers in the automotive aftermarket. We manage thousands of part numbers, and our goal is to make our products easier to find and complete the transaction faster at the counter level. We continually set the bar higher in terms of data delivery and our web site, and understand the need for complete, accurate information to aid in the sales process."

Dorman provides the automotive aftermarket with new revenue in the form of its OE Solutions™ products that offer the end-consumer a better choice on those categories that were previously only available at the OE Dealer or in the aftermarket as remanufactured. Dorman also offers a full line of AutoGrade™ application-specific automotive hardware and Conduct-Tite® electrical products.

The company's web site that received these awards, www.DormanProducts.com contains complete application data in addition to buyer's guide information that can be accessed by year-make-model, part number, or category lookup. The web site also contains a marketing toolbox section which allows the user to view product information sheets, installation instructions, video, and other collateral materials designed to help in the sale of its products.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Bill Hanvey
    VP Marketing
    Dorman Products Inc.
    (215) 712-5111
    Email Contact