About WIX Filters, www.wixfilters.com
Our focus today is the same as it was when we were founded in 1939 – to provide our customers with premium quality filters designed to exceed their performance demands. We are proud of our nearly eight decades of growth and innovation, and our focus on product development has made the name “WIX Filters” synonymous with a rich tradition of excellence.
With 11 facilities in eight countries, WIX manufacturers more than 210 million filters annually and has customers in over 80 countries. We also have more than 3,500 employees globally, including 1,500 in the greater Gastonia area, and their daily passion and personal dedication help us make the best filter in the world.
About O’Reilly Auto Parts, www.oreillyauto.com
O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. officially started in the auto parts business in Springfield, Missouri, in November 1957, with one store and 13 employees.
Since that time, the company has grown through the opening of new stores, as well as through numerous mergers and acquisitions, and currently operates stores in 44 states, including Alaska and Hawaii.
Throughout this time the underlying spirit and philosophy of O’Reilly Automotive, Inc., has been one of growth and progress, both for the company and its team members. This remains the policy to which the company is dedicated today.
School of the Year Winner Receives
• Prize Money • Products and Gifts from WIX Filters • More details will be announced soon.