Genuine Parts Company is a service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and electrical/electronic materials. The Company has a long tradition of growth dating back to 1928, the year we were founded in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2010, business was conducted throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico from nearly 2,000 locations.
The Automotive Parts Group NAPA, the largest division of GPC, distributes automotive replacement parts, accessory items and service items. GPC's Industrial Parts Group, Motion Industries, offers access to more than 4 million industrial replacement (MRO) parts including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and industrial automation, hydraulic and industrial hose, hydraulic and pneumatic components, industrial supplies, and material handling. The Office Products Group, S.P. Richards, provides access to over 50,000 business products distributed from 36 distribution centers in the U.S. and Canada. EIS, the Electrical/Electronic Material Group, distributes process materials, production supplies, industrial MRO and value-added fabricated parts.
Genuine Parts Company serves numerous customers from nearly 2,000 operations and has approximately 29,500 employees. The Company's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “GPC”.