Betts Truck Parts and Service Named 2008 Distrubutor of the Year

Betts Truck Parts and Service Names 2008 Distributor of the Year

Fresno CA – February 19, 2009 – Betts Spring Company announced today the recognition of Betts Truck Parts and Service as 2008 Distributor of the Year as awarded by Truck Parts and Service Magazine.

Now in its seventh year, the Truck Parts & Service Distributor of the Year Award is a coveted honor in the independent heavy duty aftermarket. Past winners and finalists have included some of the aftermarket's most respected and influential names. Five finalists are selected annually and profiled monthly in Truck Parts & Service each year.  Most importantly, the finalists and winner are chosen by their peers – fellow distributors and respected suppliers to the industry.

Mike Betts, President of Betts Spring Company, stated “The receipt of the 2008 Distributor of the Year Award is the culmination of thirty (30) years of commitment to excellence in customer service by Senior Vice President Don Devany and his team at Betts Truck Parts and Service.  We open our doors each day with a keen understanding that our first job is to earn the loyalty our current customers display and the trust of those companies we hope to one day call our customer.  We earn this loyalty and trust by continuous improvement in our business – driven by our expanding preferred supplier partnerships and the sharing of best practices with our fellow distributors to enhance our collective competitiveness in the heavy duty aftermarket.

For nearly one hundred forty (140) years and during six generations of continuous family ownership, Betts Spring Company has practiced daily the mission of its founder and decorated spring maker William Michael Betts I – “Building Well, Serving Better”.  From its proud beginning as the first spring manufacturer in the Western United States, Betts has developed into a diversified manufacturing and distribution concern that serves heavy duty transportation, aftermarket automotive and other industrial sectors with innovative, patented products and services. 

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