AAPEX Product Showcase 2014

Oct. 8, 2014


Akebono 100% Made in USA

As the definitive leader in innovative, best-in-class ceramic disc pad braking solutions, Akebono is proud to manufacture 100 percent of our aftermarket pads right here in the USA. Akebono’s Pro-ACT®, EURO® and Akebono Performance® Ultra-Premium ceramic brake pads are the best replacement brakes in the world for clean, quiet and smooth braking.

As the largest OE brake provider in North America, nearly half of all new vehicles are born with Akebono ceramic brake pads and are installed on more than 270 models. Akebono delivers the Essence of Braking.


AAPEX Booth #638

Arnott Industries

Arnott: 25 Years of Success

This year Arnott will celebrate its 25th anniversary of manufacturing automotive aftermarket air suspension products. From the days when products were made to order, to today’s sprawling, modern facility, Arnott’s success is the result of painstaking attention to the founders’ beliefs: affordable products made with quality components, backed by superior warranties and excellent customer service.

With a significant increase in research and development, new parts being released monthly, additional national and international distribution as well as increasing availability through the industry’s leading auto parts distributors, Arnott is poised for continued growth.


AAPEX Booth #4471

Bartec USA

Bartec Has Done it Again - Another Award Winning TPMS Tool

This year, Bartec Tech500 was awarded three prestigious "Best Tool" awards for its innovative design and improved hardware performance. The awards presented for the Bartec Tech500 included: Top 10 Tool, and Top 20 Tools, and the Innovation Awards - People's Choice!. The Tech500 works on 97% of TPMS vehicles, a total that’s unmatched by any other tool! Bartec listened to their customers when they asked for wireless functionality. We delivered a tool that can be charged wirelessly, updated wirelessly, and transmit TPMS data wirelessly. All of this plus unprecedented sensor and vehicle programming capability.


AAPEX Booth #774


OE Quality TRUE | Braking Program

Beck/Arnley has introduced a new line of braking products for import vehicles called TRUE | Braking. This premium line of brake products delivers OE Quality parts for your import braking needs. This new series includes: TRUE | Friction - which provides brake pads with application specific material (the OE material type), TRUE | Metal - OE Quality rotors and drums with a "top coat" coating, TRUE | Calipers - available in standard or coated (ONYX Anti-Rust Coating), and TRUE | Shoes - OE Quality brake shoes with 100% new material. Beck/Arnley has designed this program to help you take the guesswork out of your import brake decision.


AAPEX Booth #4621

GMB North America Inc.

Global Manufacturer of Quality Automotive Products Since 1943.

Since 1943 GMB has been supplying products to the automotive industry with the highest caliber and precision available. With extensive European, Asian and Domestic coverage GMB offers a variety of product lines including Water pumps, Universal joints, Tensioner and Idler Bearings, Wheel Hub Bearings and Assemblies, Fuel Pumps and Fan Clutches. All of GMB’s products are engineered and built using the strictest design and manufacturing guidelines that meet or exceed OE standards. GMB not only stands for excellence in product quality, but also in serving their customers with the utmost care and efficiency.


AAPEX Booth #2271

MAHLE Service Solutions

Shop Tools & Equipment for the Most Productive Technicians in the World

MAHLE Service Solutions is a global leader in fluid exchange systems, A/C service equipment, nitrogen tire inflation systems, and EVAP Leak Finder equipment. This year, MAHLE Service Solutions is proud to announce their latest innovation, the TechPRO® Diagnostic Scan Tool. The TechPRO® has the ability to decode a VIN in one second, with one click, and is capable of accurately diagnosing in seconds. MAHLE will also be displaying the newest additions to the ArcticPRO® series, the ArcticPRO® ACX 1280 and the ArcticPRO® ACX 1180. Both are compliant with the stringent SAE J2843 standard and offer fully automatic servicing to ensure time-saving, precise service on standard and hybrid vehicles.


AAPEX Booth #2661 & 2861

MOTOSHOPâ„  Technology Tools

Grow Your Business with MOTOSHOPâ„  Technology Tools

It’s all about growing your business. MOTOSHOP offers a full line of technology tools designed to help you save time, improve efficiency, and connect with more customers—beyond the service bay. MotoLOGIC® Repair & Diagnostics provides instant access to original, unedited OE repair and diagnostic information. MotoSKILL Shop Tech Training offers convenient online training options and guaranteed ASE test prep. MotoREV Shop Marketing will help you attract, retain and connect with more customers—guaranteed. The MotoSHOP Shop Management System is designed to help you manage your shop with ease and build trust with customers.


AAPEX Booth #1868



Ranshu has the largest selection of A/C compressors in the industry. They offer O.E., new aftermarket or rebuilt depending on your customer’s need. Ranshu also stocks the accumulator or drier and expansion device for each application. Their inventory includes clutches, condensers, hoses, fittings as well as many A/C tools. Ranshu’s same day shipping and summer hours (6 to 6 PT) allows you to receive your parts the next morning, even when ordering late. They have a full time A/C technician, available for help with troubleshooting, and an easy order online catalog, complete with pictures. Call us at 800-628-0474.


AAPEX Booth #5606


TRW. The Global Leader in Safety Systems

Over 100 years of technical innovation and manufacturing expertise in one corner of the vehicle. Braking, steering and suspension parts are designed specifically to withstand the dynamic forces a car endures day in, day out. You can be sure that every TRW replacement part meets Original Equipment specifications and comes with all of the necessary installation hardware to make a perfect fit, every time.

TRW’s Corner Module products are designed and manufactured for your maximum safety.


AAPEX Booth #4831

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