Jerry Brock Receives "2014 President's Award" from the Automotive Recyclers Association
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(571) 208-0428 DATE: October 28, 2014
Jerry Brock Receives “2014 President’s Award” from the
Automotive Recyclers Association
MANASSAS, VA – Professional Wholesale Automotive Executive and Business Owner Jerry Brock of Brock Supply Co. was awarded the prestigious “2014 President’s Award” from the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) at the 71st Annual ARA Convention & Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee, October 22-25. The ARA President’s Award is an honor bestowed by the Association’s President to an individual who has shown exemplary dedication to the industry through their service and work on behalf of the Association.
Brock, who started in the 1950’s as an automotive recycler and continued on to become an auto parts and supplies wholesaler, is known throughout the professional automotive recycling industry for his commitment and enthusiasm on behalf of automotive recyclers and ARA. Ed MacDonald, now the Immediate Past-President of ARA, said in his remarks about his choice for the 2014 President’s Award, “Jerry Brock and Brock Supply have exhibited at every ARA Convention since 1967. His history of support to ARA, the culture of giving back that is instilled within his company, and service within his home state of Arizona speak volumes about the kind of man Jerry is. His enthusiasm and passion for the industry is contagious. Jerry is a true asset to the automotive recycling industry and we are lucky to have him.”
“I am very grateful and humbled to receive this award,” said Jerry Brock. “The association has benefited me as an automotive recycler and an associate member. The support of ARA as well as the many friendships we have made have been priceless. I dedicate this honor to past and present members of the ARA.”
Brock Supply Co. is a leading national auto parts and supplies wholesaler based in Tempe, AZ. Founded in 1960, Brock Supply serves the automotive recycling, repair, service and body shop industries with new aftermarket auto parts and supplies. Brock Supply has a catalog of over 12,000 products and delivers from three national distribution centers located in Arizona, Texas, and Virginia. More information can be found at www.BrockSupply.com.
Since 1943, the Automotive Recyclers Association (ARA) represents an industry dedicated to the efficient removal and reuse of “green” automotive parts, and the proper recycling of inoperable motor vehicles. ARA represents the interests of over 4,500 auto recycling facilities in the United States and fourteen other countries around the world. With programs such as the Certified Automotive Recycler Program (CAR), Green Recycled Parts, and other partnerships, ARA members continue to provide consumers with quality, low-cost alternatives for vehicle replacement parts, while preserving our environment for a “greener” tomorrow.
To learn more about the Association, visit ARA’s Home Page at www.a-r-a.org or call (571) 208-0428.