Wurth USA Company News

WURTH USA Training Program Awarded CASE Certification by ASE

RAMSEY, NJ (June 11th, 2013) Wurth USA, Inc. (WURTH) a leading provider of top-quality automotive and cargo chemicals, fasteners, electrical supplies and tools, announced that the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and the Automotive Training Manager’s Council (ATMC) has awarded the WURTH Academy USA training program with CASE (Continuing Automotive Service Education) certification, making WURTH USA the first in the automotive aftermarket industry to offer this type of training.

The WURTH Academy CASE program offers certified training in fasteners, electrical connectors, wheel weights, and shop chemicals to the Company’s sales force and internal support staff in an effort to ensure that the training they receive is consistent and current with industry standards.

WURTH Academy USA was also recently approved for inclusion in the I-CAR Industry Training Alliance for their Corrosion Protection Program, “Understanding Corrosion & HVLP Systems”, which enables WURTH to offer this training to technicians in the collision repair field as well as WURTH USA employees.

“We are very proud of our ASE accreditation and ICAR certification as an ICAR affiliate,” stated Richard Schiavoni, Head of the WURTH USA Sales Academy, “These are prestigious certifications recognized by everyone in the industry from technicians, to automotive executives and owners. With these we can continue to be a consultative partner in profit to our customers and build on the relationships and the level of service they have come to expect of us.”

About Würth USA Inc.

WURTH USA is a leading supplier of high-quality automotive parts, products, and services. The Company’s extensive inventory of hardware, chemicals, fasteners, hand tools and more provides their customers with everything they need to succeed.

Founded in 1969 as WURTH Fastener Corporation, WURTH USA is headquartered in a 73,000 square foot office/warehouse complex in Ramsey, NJ. With expanded distribution throughout the United States, the Company works together with 500 employees to service nearly 40,000 customers.

In 2011, WURTH extended their product offering to include cargo and fleet maintenance solutions for trucking companies, fleet maintenance shops, and cargo repair facilities.

For more information, visit www.wurthusa.com.

About ASE

Established in 1972, the non-profit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) works to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals. Today, more than 350,000 professionals hold ASE certifications, and work in every part of the automotive service industry.

For more information, visit www.ase.com.