2017 Manufacturer of the Year
Custom Automotive Network, formerly known as Performance Warehouse Association, would like to congratulate Edelbrock for being named 2017 Manufacturer of the Year. The prestigious award is voted on by CAN membershiop in recognition of outstanding contributions to the custom automotive distribution system and in appreciation of conscientious dedication to the industry. The award was presented by Custom Automotive Network's President, Tracie Nunez, at the 44th Annual CAN Connect Conference on September 10, 2017. Tracie Nunez, President of CAN, said “Edelbrock is a true pioneer in the custom automotive industry, and it is an honor to present this award to their entire team. They create innovative products that redefine what ‘performance’ means and have really focused on strengthening their programs and policies to better support the distribution channel.” Edelbrock, LLC has been recognized as one of the nation’s premier designers, manufacturers and distributor of performance replacement parts for the automotive aftermarket. The Edelbrock story began in 1938, when Vic Edelbrock, Sr. developed the company’s first product, the Slingshot intake manifold for the Ford flathead. Edelbrock produces their core products in the United States of America using state-of-the-art equipment in their world class manufacturing facilities. These products include the most complete line of intake manifolds, cylinder heads, electronic fuel injection systems, carburetors, water pumps, E-Force Supercharger systems and more. Edelbrock, LLC encompasses five locations in Southern California and one location in North Carolina totaling more than 500,000 square feet. For more information, visit www.edelbrock.com. Custom Automotive Network was founded in 1970 as Performance Warehouse Association. The mission is to assist the custom automotive industry in efforts to expand, maintain and promote the profitable distribution of custom automotive products through the manufacturer | distributor | retailer | consumer channel. The trade association consists of about 500 member companies joined together to deal with management, financial and legislative matters. For over 40 years, CAN has been hosting its annual three-day conference where distributors meet with manufacturers in a private setting. CAN also publishes a bi-monthly publication called The Supply Channel. Other member benefits include an industry dealer directory, discount programs, and an industry online learning platform For more information please visit www.customautomotivenetwork.com or call 760.346.5647.