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WURTH USA Receives ISO 9001:2008 Certification

RAMSEY, NJ (January 25, 2011) Wurth USA, Inc., (WURTH USA) a leading provider of automotive fasteners, shop supplies, and tools, announced today that their quality management system has been awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification. The assessment and registration was performed by Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., in Boxborough, MA.

The quality management system is applicable to the distribution of aftermarket fasteners and supplies used by the automotive and transport industries, as well as maintenance, repair and operation trades.

ISO certification requires that a company implements a Quality Management System and commits to enhanced customer satisfaction, as well as superior internal communications and processes. These requirements are clearly aligned with WURTH USA’s Vision and Mission Statements:

“This is a very exciting day for our company“, stated Michael Krause, President and CEO of WURTH USA, Inc. “We are proud of this accomplishment for the organization as a whole. Our customers and our employees are our greatest asset and without them, we would not be in business. WURTH USA and its employees are committed to world class leadership that is continually looking for new and innovative ways to improve our business that leads to higher levels of client satisfaction.”

WURTH USA Vision

WURTH USA Quality, Innovation and People provide extraordinary value that drives our customers’ business forward by understanding their needs and developing solutions together.

WURTH USA Mission

Our mission is to develop long-standing and mutually beneficial relationships with our customers, suppliers and employees. We provide superior quality products and services that exceed customer expectations. We are committed to build upon our brand as being synonymous with the best in the industry, a brand that our stakeholders will be proud of.

About WURTH USA Inc.

WURTH USA Inc. is a supplier of fasteners, shop supplies, hand tools, chemicals, and electrical supplies for the automotive, cargo, and fleet maintenance industries.

Founded in 1969 as WURTH Fastener Corporation, WURTH USA is headquartered in a 73,000 square foot office/warehouse complex in Ramsey, NJ. With expanded distribution throughout the United States, the Company works together with 500 employees and service more than 40,000 customers.

WURTH USA is part of Würth Group, a world market leader in assembly and fastening materials. The Wurth Group currently consists of 400 companies in 84 countries and has over 62,000 employees worldwide. In the business year 2010, the Würth Group attained a worldwide sales volume of EUR 8.5 billion with 16% growth over the year 2009.

For more information, visit www.wurthusa.com.

About Intertek

Intertek is a leading provider of quality and safety solutions serving a wide range of industries around the world. From auditing and inspection, to testing, quality assurance and certification, Intertek people are dedicated to adding value to customers’ products and processes, supporting their success in the global marketplace.

Intertek has the expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through its network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 26,000 people in over 100 countries around the world.

For further information, visit www.intertek.com.