The Automotive Aftermarket, Heavy Duty, and OE / OES Leader Since 1919


Standard Motor Products, Inc. is a leading independent manufacturer and distributor of premium replacement parts for motor vehicles in the automotive aftermarket industry with a complementary focus on heavy duty, industrial equipment and original equipment markets.

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2020 Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report

We are very excited to announce the publication of our inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability Report, available at the link below. In this report, we describe some of the specific ways that we pursue the environmental and socially responsible business practices and corporate governance practices that are at the heart of our culture and what we believe it means to be a good corporate citizen.

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SMP Announces Quarterly Dividend

SMP's Board of Directors announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a quarterly common stock dividend of twenty-five cents per share, payable on March 1, 2021, to shareholders of record on February 16, 2021.

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SMP Announces Launch of New SMP Cares Website

SMP announces the launch of its SMP Cares website, a new site dedicated to highlighting the company’s efforts supporting local communities through service, volunteerism and donations. This website will serve as a resource for news and upcoming events.

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SMP Acquires Assets of MK Company Ltd.

Standard Motor Products recently acquired the assets of MK Company Ltd., a plastic injection molder in London, Ontario. MK Company will now be known as Unimotor Plastics Department.

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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 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 Announces Acquisition of 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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