Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts Announce Strategic Merger #auto #salvage


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Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts Announce Strategic Merger

March 24, 2014 12:00 AM

CINCINNATI, Ohio KOI Auto Parts President Dave Wesselman has announced that Fisher Auto Parts will acquire controlling interest in KOI Auto Parts effective April 1. At which point, according to Wesselman, there should be minimal visible changes to customers, suppliers and team members. By obtaining outside investment and partnering up with great people. We plan to take customer service to another level as we implement our strategy of moving Forward in 14.

KOI began in 1946 and currently has 72 locations with revenue of $200 million heavily concentrated in three states: Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. KOI s high-volume stores obtain a significant percentage of market share due to its presence in all market types including aftermarket, OE, import, PBE and specialty divisions.

KOI is excited about this merger with all our employees getting the opportunity of a lifetime to grow both professionally and personally, Wesselman said. Our management team remains in place and all 1,000-plus team members have retained their positions. It was very important to KOI s board of directors that all of our employees retain their jobs and have the advancement opportunities this merger provides. It is business as usual at KOI. Our efforts will continue to support the KOI/Federated brand as we look forward and continue to grow our company to be the leading auto parts supplier in our markets with the enhanced financial strengths this merger brings.

Fisher Auto Parts now has 470 locations, plus more than 100 independent jobbers in 18 states. CEO Bo Fisher stated, For decades, we ve considered Dave Wesselman and his team as close allies, friends and Federated members. They have some of the most talented people in the aftermarket as demonstrated by their impressive results. This subsidiary division will continue to operate under Dave Wesselman s leadership and retain the advantages that customers appreciate. As we visited each location, we couldn t have been more impressed by the capable people at every level. Our combined companies are committed to constantly improving in every possible area with the ultimate goal of enhancing customer service, providing opportunity to team members and significantly growing volume with our important supplier partners. This provides numerous synergies and fits like a glove, especially given the 2010 acquisition of Pat Young, based in northern Ohio. Our single-largest volume state is now Ohio and we are 100 percent committed to making this a success for everyone involved!

Fisher Auto Parts continues a steady growth strategy and has more than quadrupled in size over the past decade through a combination of same store sales, mergers and acquisitions. Founded in 1929 by Blair Coiner, Bo s grandfather, Fisher Auto Parts currently has approximately 5,100 employees. The company s plan of adding more than $225 million in revenues during the first half of 2014 (including other initiatives) is not expected to hinder future acquisition plans; other potential growth opportunities are projected as it executes its five-year plan.


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PDF Document Management 14: Add a Digital Signature into PDF Document

A digital signature (ID). like a conventional handwritten signature, identifies the person signing a document. Unlike a handwritten signature, a digital signature is difficult to forge because it contains encrypted information that is unique to the signer and easily verified. It is usually password protected and can be stored on your computer in PKCS #12 file format (Personal Information Exchange File, PFX).

When you buy a new digital signature, you get .spc file that contains the certificate and .pvk file that contains your private keys. U se Microsoft command-line tool Pvk2Pfx to convert them into a PFX file. See detail here.

The following command generates the .pfx file Mypfxfile.pfx from Mypvkfile.pvk and Myspcfile.spc. The command supplies the password mypassword for the .pvk file, which becomes the password for the .pfx file Mypfxfile.pfx:

pvk2pfx -pvk mypvkfile.pvk -pi mypassword -spc myspcfile.spc -pfx mypfxfile.pfx

This function can create document-level Digital Signature that apply to the entire document.

Here are the steps on how to Add Digital Signature into PDF Document.

2. Select a PFX file with digital signature.

3. The Create Digital Signature to Document dialog box comes up:

  • Select a File. Select a PFX file with digital signature.
  • Enter Password. The password for the digital ID.
  • Allow Multiple Signatures. If checked, the signature and all the other content will be added as a new revision thus not invalidating existing signatures.
  • Keystore Type. The specified keystore type. pkcs12 is the most common type.
  • Keystore Provider. Sets the Cryptographic Service Provider that will sign the document. Leave it empty for pkcs12 type.
  • Signed Type. The mode can be Self signed (Adobe.PPKLite). VeriSign plug-in (VeriSign.PPKVS) and Windows Certificate Security (Adobe.PPKMS).
  • Certification Level. The certification level can be NOT_CERTIFIED. CERTIFIED_NO_CHANGES_ALLOWED. CERTIFIED_FORM_FILLING and CERTIFIED_FORM_FILLING_AND_ANNOTATIONS .
  • Reason. Sets the signing reason.
  • Location. Sets the signing location.
  • Contact. Sets the signing contact.
  • Appearance.
    • Visible. Sets the signature to be visible on the Position of the selected Page.
    • Page Number. Select the page number for the digital signature.
    • Appearance: There are 4 Options: Description Only, Signer Name and Description, Signature Image and Description, and Signature Image only.
    • Let/Right/Top/Bottom. The position for the digital signature.
    • Use Signature Image. Set the signature image if the Appearance option is Signature Image and Description
    • Use Background Image. Set the background image. Leave it blank if no background image.
    • Background Image Scale. Set the scaling to be applied to the background image.

4. Click Close to finish.

Question 1: The Validity of digital signature is displayed as UNKNOWN inside Adobe Reader, how to make Signature Valid ?

Answer:
1. Click inside the signature with Validity Unknown ;
2. The dialog of Signature Validity Status will show up. Click Signature Properties ;
3. From Dialog Signature Properties . click Show Signer’s Certificate ;
4. From Dialog Certificate Viewer , click Trust Tab and then click Add to Trusted Certificates ;
5. Import Contact Settings will come up, click OK.
6. Close Adobe Reader and open your PDF again. You will see the Signature Valid .

Question 2: How to remove the imported digital signature from my computer?

Answer:
1. Open Adobe Reader= Edit Menu= Preferences= Signatures= Identities Trusted Certificates= More;
2. Dialog Digital ID and Trusted Certificate Settings comes up, click Trusted Certificates . Select the Certificate to remove.
3. From Internet Explorer = Tools Menu = Internet Options= Contents= Certificates= Select the Certificate to remove.

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Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts announce strategic merger #prime #auto #group


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Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts announce strategic merger

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KOI began in 1946 and currently has 72 locations with revenue of $200M heavily concentrated in three states: Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. KOI s high volume stores obtain a significant percentage of market share due to its presence in all market types including aftermarket, OE, import, PBE and specialty divisions.

KOI is excited about this merger with all our employees getting the opportunity of a lifetime to grow both professionally and personally, Wesselman said. Our management team remains in place and all 1,000 plus team members have retained their positions. It was very important to KOI s Board of Directors that all of our employees retain their jobs and have the advancement opportunities this merger provides. It is business as usual at KOI. Our efforts will continue to support the KOI/Federated Brand as we look forward and continue to grow our company to be the leading auto parts supplier in our markets with the enhanced financial strengths this merger brings.

Fisher Auto Parts now has 470 locations plus more than 100 independent jobbers in 18 states.

CEO Bo Fisher states, For decades, we ve considered Dave Wesselman and his team as close allies, friends and Federated members. They have some of the most talented people in the aftermarket as demonstrated by their impressive results. This subsidiary division will continue to operate under Dave Wesselman s leadership and retain the advantages that customers appreciate. As we visited each location, we couldn t have been more impressed by the capable people at every level. Our combined companies are committed to constantly improving in every possible area with the ultimate goal of enhancing customer service, providing opportunity to team members and significantly growing volume with our important supplier partners. This provides numerous synergies and fits like a glove, especially given the 2010 acquisition of Pat Young, based in northern Ohio. Our single largest volume state is now Ohio and we are 100% committed to making this a success for everyone involved!

Fisher Auto Parts continues a steady growth strategy and has more than quadrupled in size over the last decade through a combination of same store sales, mergers and acquisitions. Founded in 1929 by Blair Coiner, Bo s grandfather, Fisher Auto Parts currently has approximately 5,100 employees. The company s plan of adding over $225M in revenues during the first half of 2014 (including other initiatives) is not expected to hinder future acquisition plans; other potential growth opportunities are projected as it executes its five-year plan.

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Federated Auto Parts, National Pronto Association announce merger #auto #storage


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Federated Auto Parts, National Pronto Association announce merger

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This association is based on the desire to continually improve services and value for the entire set of Pronto and Federated suppliers, members and customers throughout the aftermarket, explained Bill Maggs, CEO of National Pronto Association.

We believe it provides increased value for our constituents and a foundation for continued success in serving the industry, said Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts. Both Pronto and Federated headquarters will remain in place and continue to support their respective members needs and marketing programs while progressing to shared resources in all areas that offer efficiencies and improvement opportunities to remain competitive in a changing market.

Recognizing the industry is evolving faster than ever, we wanted to take a proactive stance to lead the traditional automotive distribution channel into the future. Both Pronto and Federated are thriving and growing organizations. By combining two of the major program groups we will be positioned to compete successfully in our rapidly consolidating industry, added Maggs.

Our members have significant investments in our marketing names (Federated and Pronto) plus numerous support programs, said Larry Pavey, president of Federated Auto Parts. We will build on that strong history and are confident we will make a more profound impact in the market working together.

The Pronto and Federated affiliation will provide meaningful benefits for our members and vendors, said Yvan Domingue, chairman of National Pronto Association. We are always looking for continuous improvement in all areas of our business and this union is a logical next step towards insuring our mutual continued success.

The combined organization will operate more than 5,000 locations in North America with estimated member revenue of approximately $7 billion.

National Pronto Association is a North American organization headquartered in Grapevine, Texas and consisting of 92 shareholder owners. Pronto was formed in 1979 and is a leading automotive program distribution group with a focus on marketing, technology and buying. The group is a founding member of 1Parts Global Aftermarket Services, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. Pronto members distribute name brand, OE and Pronto exclusive brand products. Pronto members are located in Canada, United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. For more information visit www.Pronto-Net.com.

Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America. Federated is dedicated to supporting its customers with quality name brand parts, programs designed to grow their businesses, and experienced people who are knowledgeable in today s evolving automotive technology. For more information, visit www.federatedautoparts.com .

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Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts Announce Strategic Merger #auto #tools


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Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts Announce Strategic Merger

March 24, 2014 12:00 AM

CINCINNATI, Ohio KOI Auto Parts President Dave Wesselman has announced that Fisher Auto Parts will acquire controlling interest in KOI Auto Parts effective April 1. At which point, according to Wesselman, there should be minimal visible changes to customers, suppliers and team members. By obtaining outside investment and partnering up with great people. We plan to take customer service to another level as we implement our strategy of moving Forward in 14.

KOI began in 1946 and currently has 72 locations with revenue of $200 million heavily concentrated in three states: Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. KOI s high-volume stores obtain a significant percentage of market share due to its presence in all market types including aftermarket, OE, import, PBE and specialty divisions.

KOI is excited about this merger with all our employees getting the opportunity of a lifetime to grow both professionally and personally, Wesselman said. Our management team remains in place and all 1,000-plus team members have retained their positions. It was very important to KOI s board of directors that all of our employees retain their jobs and have the advancement opportunities this merger provides. It is business as usual at KOI. Our efforts will continue to support the KOI/Federated brand as we look forward and continue to grow our company to be the leading auto parts supplier in our markets with the enhanced financial strengths this merger brings.

Fisher Auto Parts now has 470 locations, plus more than 100 independent jobbers in 18 states. CEO Bo Fisher stated, For decades, we ve considered Dave Wesselman and his team as close allies, friends and Federated members. They have some of the most talented people in the aftermarket as demonstrated by their impressive results. This subsidiary division will continue to operate under Dave Wesselman s leadership and retain the advantages that customers appreciate. As we visited each location, we couldn t have been more impressed by the capable people at every level. Our combined companies are committed to constantly improving in every possible area with the ultimate goal of enhancing customer service, providing opportunity to team members and significantly growing volume with our important supplier partners. This provides numerous synergies and fits like a glove, especially given the 2010 acquisition of Pat Young, based in northern Ohio. Our single-largest volume state is now Ohio and we are 100 percent committed to making this a success for everyone involved!

Fisher Auto Parts continues a steady growth strategy and has more than quadrupled in size over the past decade through a combination of same store sales, mergers and acquisitions. Founded in 1929 by Blair Coiner, Bo s grandfather, Fisher Auto Parts currently has approximately 5,100 employees. The company s plan of adding more than $225 million in revenues during the first half of 2014 (including other initiatives) is not expected to hinder future acquisition plans; other potential growth opportunities are projected as it executes its five-year plan.


Federated Auto Parts, National Pronto Association announce merger #auto #trade


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Federated Auto Parts, National Pronto Association announce merger

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This association is based on the desire to continually improve services and value for the entire set of Pronto and Federated suppliers, members and customers throughout the aftermarket, explained Bill Maggs, CEO of National Pronto Association.

We believe it provides increased value for our constituents and a foundation for continued success in serving the industry, said Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts. Both Pronto and Federated headquarters will remain in place and continue to support their respective members needs and marketing programs while progressing to shared resources in all areas that offer efficiencies and improvement opportunities to remain competitive in a changing market.

Recognizing the industry is evolving faster than ever, we wanted to take a proactive stance to lead the traditional automotive distribution channel into the future. Both Pronto and Federated are thriving and growing organizations. By combining two of the major program groups we will be positioned to compete successfully in our rapidly consolidating industry, added Maggs.

Our members have significant investments in our marketing names (Federated and Pronto) plus numerous support programs, said Larry Pavey, president of Federated Auto Parts. We will build on that strong history and are confident we will make a more profound impact in the market working together.

The Pronto and Federated affiliation will provide meaningful benefits for our members and vendors, said Yvan Domingue, chairman of National Pronto Association. We are always looking for continuous improvement in all areas of our business and this union is a logical next step towards insuring our mutual continued success.

The combined organization will operate more than 5,000 locations in North America with estimated member revenue of approximately $7 billion.

National Pronto Association is a North American organization headquartered in Grapevine, Texas and consisting of 92 shareholder owners. Pronto was formed in 1979 and is a leading automotive program distribution group with a focus on marketing, technology and buying. The group is a founding member of 1Parts Global Aftermarket Services, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. Pronto members distribute name brand, OE and Pronto exclusive brand products. Pronto members are located in Canada, United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. For more information visit www.Pronto-Net.com.

Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America. Federated is dedicated to supporting its customers with quality name brand parts, programs designed to grow their businesses, and experienced people who are knowledgeable in today s evolving automotive technology. For more information, visit www.federatedautoparts.com .

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Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts Announce Strategic Merger #selma #auto #mall


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Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts Announce Strategic Merger

March 24, 2014 12:00 AM

CINCINNATI, Ohio KOI Auto Parts President Dave Wesselman has announced that Fisher Auto Parts will acquire controlling interest in KOI Auto Parts effective April 1. At which point, according to Wesselman, there should be minimal visible changes to customers, suppliers and team members. By obtaining outside investment and partnering up with great people. We plan to take customer service to another level as we implement our strategy of moving Forward in 14.

KOI began in 1946 and currently has 72 locations with revenue of $200 million heavily concentrated in three states: Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. KOI s high-volume stores obtain a significant percentage of market share due to its presence in all market types including aftermarket, OE, import, PBE and specialty divisions.

KOI is excited about this merger with all our employees getting the opportunity of a lifetime to grow both professionally and personally, Wesselman said. Our management team remains in place and all 1,000-plus team members have retained their positions. It was very important to KOI s board of directors that all of our employees retain their jobs and have the advancement opportunities this merger provides. It is business as usual at KOI. Our efforts will continue to support the KOI/Federated brand as we look forward and continue to grow our company to be the leading auto parts supplier in our markets with the enhanced financial strengths this merger brings.

Fisher Auto Parts now has 470 locations, plus more than 100 independent jobbers in 18 states. CEO Bo Fisher stated, For decades, we ve considered Dave Wesselman and his team as close allies, friends and Federated members. They have some of the most talented people in the aftermarket as demonstrated by their impressive results. This subsidiary division will continue to operate under Dave Wesselman s leadership and retain the advantages that customers appreciate. As we visited each location, we couldn t have been more impressed by the capable people at every level. Our combined companies are committed to constantly improving in every possible area with the ultimate goal of enhancing customer service, providing opportunity to team members and significantly growing volume with our important supplier partners. This provides numerous synergies and fits like a glove, especially given the 2010 acquisition of Pat Young, based in northern Ohio. Our single-largest volume state is now Ohio and we are 100 percent committed to making this a success for everyone involved!

Fisher Auto Parts continues a steady growth strategy and has more than quadrupled in size over the past decade through a combination of same store sales, mergers and acquisitions. Founded in 1929 by Blair Coiner, Bo s grandfather, Fisher Auto Parts currently has approximately 5,100 employees. The company s plan of adding more than $225 million in revenues during the first half of 2014 (including other initiatives) is not expected to hinder future acquisition plans; other potential growth opportunities are projected as it executes its five-year plan.


Federated Auto Parts, National Pronto Association announce merger #orielly #auto #parts


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Federated Auto Parts, National Pronto Association announce merger

Want more. Enjoy a free subscription to Aftermarket Business World magazine to get the latest news in the Automotive Aftermarket Industry. Click here to start you subscription today.

This association is based on the desire to continually improve services and value for the entire set of Pronto and Federated suppliers, members and customers throughout the aftermarket, explained Bill Maggs, CEO of National Pronto Association.

We believe it provides increased value for our constituents and a foundation for continued success in serving the industry, said Rusty Bishop, CEO of Federated Auto Parts. Both Pronto and Federated headquarters will remain in place and continue to support their respective members needs and marketing programs while progressing to shared resources in all areas that offer efficiencies and improvement opportunities to remain competitive in a changing market.

Recognizing the industry is evolving faster than ever, we wanted to take a proactive stance to lead the traditional automotive distribution channel into the future. Both Pronto and Federated are thriving and growing organizations. By combining two of the major program groups we will be positioned to compete successfully in our rapidly consolidating industry, added Maggs.

Our members have significant investments in our marketing names (Federated and Pronto) plus numerous support programs, said Larry Pavey, president of Federated Auto Parts. We will build on that strong history and are confident we will make a more profound impact in the market working together.

The Pronto and Federated affiliation will provide meaningful benefits for our members and vendors, said Yvan Domingue, chairman of National Pronto Association. We are always looking for continuous improvement in all areas of our business and this union is a logical next step towards insuring our mutual continued success.

The combined organization will operate more than 5,000 locations in North America with estimated member revenue of approximately $7 billion.

National Pronto Association is a North American organization headquartered in Grapevine, Texas and consisting of 92 shareholder owners. Pronto was formed in 1979 and is a leading automotive program distribution group with a focus on marketing, technology and buying. The group is a founding member of 1Parts Global Aftermarket Services, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. Pronto members distribute name brand, OE and Pronto exclusive brand products. Pronto members are located in Canada, United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico. For more information visit www.Pronto-Net.com.

Federated Auto Parts, headquartered in Staunton, Virginia, is one of the largest auto parts distribution and marketing organizations in North America. Federated is dedicated to supporting its customers with quality name brand parts, programs designed to grow their businesses, and experienced people who are knowledgeable in today s evolving automotive technology. For more information, visit www.federatedautoparts.com .

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Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts Announce Strategic Merger


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Fisher Auto Parts, KOI Auto Parts Announce Strategic Merger

March 24, 2014 12:00 AM

CINCINNATI, Ohio KOI Auto Parts President Dave Wesselman has announced that Fisher Auto Parts will acquire controlling interest in KOI Auto Parts effective April 1. At which point, according to Wesselman, there should be minimal visible changes to customers, suppliers and team members. By obtaining outside investment and partnering up with great people. We plan to take customer service to another level as we implement our strategy of moving Forward in 14.

KOI began in 1946 and currently has 72 locations with revenue of $200 million heavily concentrated in three states: Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. KOI s high-volume stores obtain a significant percentage of market share due to its presence in all market types including aftermarket, OE, import, PBE and specialty divisions.

KOI is excited about this merger with all our employees getting the opportunity of a lifetime to grow both professionally and personally, Wesselman said. Our management team remains in place and all 1,000-plus team members have retained their positions. It was very important to KOI s board of directors that all of our employees retain their jobs and have the advancement opportunities this merger provides. It is business as usual at KOI. Our efforts will continue to support the KOI/Federated brand as we look forward and continue to grow our company to be the leading auto parts supplier in our markets with the enhanced financial strengths this merger brings.

Fisher Auto Parts now has 470 locations, plus more than 100 independent jobbers in 18 states. CEO Bo Fisher stated, For decades, we ve considered Dave Wesselman and his team as close allies, friends and Federated members. They have some of the most talented people in the aftermarket as demonstrated by their impressive results. This subsidiary division will continue to operate under Dave Wesselman s leadership and retain the advantages that customers appreciate. As we visited each location, we couldn t have been more impressed by the capable people at every level. Our combined companies are committed to constantly improving in every possible area with the ultimate goal of enhancing customer service, providing opportunity to team members and significantly growing volume with our important supplier partners. This provides numerous synergies and fits like a glove, especially given the 2010 acquisition of Pat Young, based in northern Ohio. Our single-largest volume state is now Ohio and we are 100 percent committed to making this a success for everyone involved!

Fisher Auto Parts continues a steady growth strategy and has more than quadrupled in size over the past decade through a combination of same store sales, mergers and acquisitions. Founded in 1929 by Blair Coiner, Bo s grandfather, Fisher Auto Parts currently has approximately 5,100 employees. The company s plan of adding more than $225 million in revenues during the first half of 2014 (including other initiatives) is not expected to hinder future acquisition plans; other potential growth opportunities are projected as it executes its five-year plan.