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A Century of Excellence

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Standard Motor Products Celebrates Its 100th Year

On April 19, 2019, Standard Motor Products celebrated its 100th year in business. We'd like to thank all of the people who've helped make our first 100 years a century of excellence. There will be much more to come throughout 2019.

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Ryan Kooiman Recognized by Northwood University

We're proud to announce that Ryan Kooiman, Director of Training, has been recognized with Northwood University’s Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award.The award is reserved for industry leaders throughout the country who have made noteworthy contributions while demonstrating a substantial commitment to education within, and outside of the industry. Ryan was one of eight industry leaders to receive the award at the 2019 AAMEA Luncheon during this year’s AAPEX show.

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SMP Appoints Nathan Iles as Chief Financial Officer

SMP announced today that Nathan Iles has been named the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. As previously announced, Jim Burke, who served as CFO since 1999, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and will assist in the transition of CFO duties to Mr. Iles.

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SMP Announces Second Quarter Results and Quarterly Dividend

Standard Motor Products, Inc. reported its consolidated financial results for the three months and six months ending June 30, 2019.

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SMP Rings NYSE Opening Bell

To commemorate its 100th anniversary in business, Standard Motor Products rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. Founded in 1919, Standard Motor Products now employs approximately 4,400 people, generates over a billion dollars in net sales, operates in more than 25 facilities around the world, and is a leading independent manufacturer and distributor of replacement parts in the automotive aftermarket.

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SMP Hires New VP of Engine Management Marketing and Sales

Standard Motor Products, Inc. announces the hire of Jack Ramsey as its new Vice President of Engine Management Marketing and Sales.

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SMP Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Standard Motor Products announced today that it is celebrating its 100-year anniversary. Over the years, SMP has grown by leaps and bounds from the company that Elias Fife founded in 1919. Standard Motor Products now employs approximately 4,400 people, generates over a billion dollars in net sales, operates in more than 25 facilities around the world, and is a leading independent manufacturer and distributor of replacement parts in the automotive aftermarket.

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SMP Acquires Pollak Business of Stoneridge, Inc

Standard Motor Products announced today that it has acquired certain assets and liabilities of the Pollak business of Stoneridge, Inc. for approximately $40 million, subject to post-closing adjustments. Stoneridge’s Pollak business has manufacturing and distribution facilities in Canton, MA, El Paso, TX, and Juarez, Mexico, and distributes a range of engine management products including sensors, switches, and connectors. 

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SMP Appoints James Burke as Chief Operating Officer

Standard Motor Products announced that James J. Burke has been named the Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Mr. Burke is currently the Company’s Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He has been with the Company since 1986, and has 40 years’ experience in the automotive aftermarket.

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SMP Named 'Supplier of the Year' by O'Reilly Auto Parts

Standard Motor Products was named ‘2018 Supplier of the Year’ by O’Reilly Auto Parts at this month's O'Reilly Leadership Conference in Dallas, TX. During the award presentation, Cory Blackburn, Vice President of Merchandise, O’Reilly Auto Parts, credited SMP’s supply chain support for what he called “one of the largest changeovers in the history of the automotive aftermarket”. Earlier in the night, SMP was also presented with the ‘Technical and Training’ Award.

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Standard Motor Products Receives Prestigious Training Award

At this year's AWDA Opening Session, Standard Motor Products was presented with the Art Fisher Memorial Scholarship Award

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Four Seasons Unveils New Logo and Updated Packing

Four Seasons® unveils a new logo and updated graphic packaging for its new compressor product line, it was announced today by Ron Miller, marketing director for Four Seasons.

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New, Expanded Blue Streak by Standard Program

Standard Motor Products is proud to introduce an expanded Blue Streak by Standard program consisting of new, heavier-duty ignition coils that are engineered and manufactured at SMP's TS16949-certified facility in Bialystok, Poland.

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