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OEC Further Expands International Auto Industry Reach with Purchase of Bluegrasscoms

October 18th, 2018

CLEVELAND, Ohio, October 18, 2018 – OEConnection (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire…

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Expanded U.S. Presence, Enhanced Technology Position MyPriceLink For Global Adoption

October 12th, 2018

OEConnection (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, announced today that its MyPriceLink technology will soon generate dynamic list prices for over 40% of…

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OEC Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

September 6th, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, September 5, 2018 – OEConnection (OEC), a leading technology provider for OEM distribution networks, has announced the appointment of Rich Garcia as its new Chief Financial Officer. Garcia…

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OEC Named to Prestigious NorthCoast 99 for 15th Straight Year

August 22nd, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, August 22, 2018 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best…

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OEC Chief Operating Officer Named One of Automotive News' 2018 "Rising Stars"

April 10th, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, April 10, 2018 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, announced today that Ike Herman, the company’s Chief Operating…

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OEC is Honoree for 2018 "Smart Culture Award"

April 6th, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, April 6, 2018 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, was honored last night by Smart Business and Alliance Solutions Group as a recipient…

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General Motors Selects OEC to Create Global Service Menu Pricing Solution

March 29th, 2018

Technology creates standardized data set for service and repair pricing CLEVELAND, OH, March 29, 2018 – General Motors has selected OEConnection (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment…

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OEC Announces New LinkIQ Solution to Help Dealers Make Data-Driven Decisions on Parts

February 28th, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, February 26, 2018 –OEConnection LLC (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, announces the launch of the new LinkIQSM, a business intelligence…

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Ford Motor Company Selects OEC for Mechanical Parts Marketing Program

February 26th, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH, February 22, 2018 – Ford Motor Company has selected OEConnection LLC (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, for a comprehensive mechanical…

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OEC Donates Computer to Non-Profit Food Pantry in Cleveland

November 9th, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, November 9, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, donated a computer, as well as the time needed for set-up and installation, to…

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OEC Wins 2017 Automotive Global Award for Jaguar Land Rover Electronic Parts Catalog

November 7th, 2017

OEC receives product innovation award for its jaguar land rover EPC CLEVELAND, OH, NOVEMBER 7, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC®), the parts ecommerce technology leader for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM)…

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OEC and R.O. Writer Announce Software Integration

October 31st, 2017

R.O. Writer shop management software to integrate with OEC RepairLink for OE parts procurement CLEVELAND, OH, October 31, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC®), the leading automotive technology provider for original…

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OEC Associates Spend Afternoon Serving 13 Local Non-Profit Organizations

October 5th, 2017

More than 200 OEC associates participated in company’s 6th annual ‘Community Connection Day’ CLEVELAND, OH, October 5, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, held…

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OEC Awarded Patent for MyPriceLink®, the Pricing Engine Delivering Dynamic, Real-Time Pricing

August 31st, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, August 31, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, announced yesterday the issuance of US Patent No. 9,747,481.…

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OEC Named to Prestigious NorthCoast 99 for 14th Straight Year

August 23rd, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, August 23, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio’s 99 best…

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OEC Sponsors Two High School Summer Camps to Help Kids Learn to Code

August 22nd, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, August 22, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, sponsored a girls-only coding camp and a newly launched cyber security camp in partnership…

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Kia Selects OEC for Collision Parts Ordering and Fulfillment

August 3rd, 2017

Kia dealers can now access their collision parts marketing program through CollisionLink CLEVELAND, OH, August 3, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’…

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OEC Completes Acquisition of Clifford Thames Group

July 11th, 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 11, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), the leading automotive technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, is pleased to announce that its purchase of Clifford…

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Scott Christie shortlisted for CTO of the Year award

June 15th, 2017

As London Tech Week kicks off Clifford Thames are really proud to announce that Chief Technology Officer, Scott Christie has been shortlisted in the prestigious 'CTO of the Year' category…

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OEC Reaches New Heights in Donations to Harvest for Hunger Campaign with Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

May 9th, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, May 9, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, participated in the annual Harvest for Hunger campaign to benefit the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank…

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OEC Sponsors Annual High School Programming Contest at Baldwin Wallace University

April 5th, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, April 5, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, sponsored the 14th annual High School Programming Contest on the campus of Baldwin Wallace…

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Volkswagen Launches New Mechanical Parts Program to be Powered Exclusively by RepairLink

March 30th, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, March 30, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), the parts ecommerce technology leader for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, announced today that Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VW) has…

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OEC® Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Recognition for Ninth Year!

March 28th, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, March 28, 2017 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, has been certified as a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal for the ninth year.…

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Autoteam celebrates over 30 years supporting Ford

March 22nd, 2017

Ford Autoteam has supported distance learning for over 30 years. The bi-monthly title, produced in-house at Clifford Thames by a dedicated editorial team who work closely with the Henry Ford…

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OEC Announces Appointment of Executive Vice President

March 6th, 2017

CLEVELAND, OH, March 6, 2017 – OEConnection (OEC), a leading technology provider for OEM distribution networks, has announced the appointment of Terry Cummins as Executive Vice President, Sales. Cummins will…

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Hyundai Selects OEC for Collision Parts Ordering and Fulfillment

December 6th, 2016

Hyundai dealers can now access conquest program through CollisionLink CLEVELAND, OH, December 6, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), the parts ecommerce technology leader for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks,…

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Automotive News Announces OEC as 2017 PACE Award Finalist

October 16th, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH, October 24, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), the parts ecommerce technology leader for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, announced today that the company has been recognized as…

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OEC Breaks Ground on Building Expansion

October 11th, 2016

Pictured (From left to right): Providence Equity Partners Managing Director Davis Noell, Richfield Mayor Bobbie Beshara and OEC Chairman & CEO Chuck Rotuno CLEVELAND, OH, October 11, 2016 –…

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OEC Wins NorthCoast 99 Award for 13th Consecutive Year

September 23rd, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH, September 23, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, was recognized during last night’s NorthCoast 99 Awards Ceremony for being among the great…

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OEC Associates Lend a Helping Hand at 12 Local Non-Profit Organizations

September 15th, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH, September 15, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, held its fifth annual Community Connection Day, enabling all company associates to volunteer time…

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OEC Sponsors First Girls-Only High School Coding Camp

August 8th, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH, August 8, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, sponsored a girls-only coding camp in partnership with TECH CORPS and RITE (Regional…

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Providence Equity to Become Lead Investor in OEConnection

June 2nd, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 2, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading automotive parts technology provider for original equipment manufacturers’ (OEM) distribution networks, facilitating an estimated $20 billion in annual replacement…

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OEC Donates Record Donations and Canned Goods for Foodbank's Harvest for Hunger Campaign

April 26th, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH, April 26, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, participated in the annual Harvest for Hunger campaign to benefit the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank.…

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OEC® Earns Their Ninth Top 100 Call Center Award

April 14th, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH, April 14, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio, is a recipient of the 2016 Top 100 Call Center award from BenchmarkPortal. The…

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OEC® Selected by Infiniti Canada for Collision Parts Ordering and Fulfillment Solution

March 1st, 2016

Offered exclusively through OEC Collisionlink®, Infiniti dealers in Canada can now take advantage of a nationwide parts program CLEVELAND, OH, March 1, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), the parts ecommerce…

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OEC® Selected by Mazda Canada for Collision Parts Ordering and Fulfillment Technology

February 2nd, 2016

Offered exclusively through OEC CollisionLink®, Mazda dealers in Canada can now take advantage of a nationwide parts program CLEVELAND, OH, February 2, 2016 – OEConnection LLC (OEC), the parts ecommerce…

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OEC® Uses Apigee to Help Deliver Digital Efficiency to Original Equipment Auto Parts Industry

January 27th, 2016

Apigee API Management Empowering OEC to Bring Innovation to the OEM Marketplace with APIs SAN JOSE, Calif. – Jan. 27, 2016 –Apigee® (NASDAQ: APIC), developer of an intelligent API platform…

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