Paula Lombard to Present at 2014 Women’s Board Meeting

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President of WEXCO Industries Shares Her Story

After being named the Automotive Aftermarket Woman of the Year at AAPEX in November, Paula Lombard has been asked to tell her story in a “Meet An Associate” session at this year’s Car Care Council Women’s Board meeting. The Woman of the Year is chosen based on a person’s longevity in the aftermarket, her career accomplishments, her leadership capabilities and dedication to the automotive aftermarket industry.

With quite a unique story to tell and over 20 years in the industry, Lombard grew her business of selling wipers from the trunk of her car into what we know as WEXCO Industries today. WEXCO Industries is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of windshield wiper blades and HD components. Feeling compelled to give back to her community, Paula created AutoTex Pink windshield wipers in 2009, donating a percent of sales to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NCBF) and the Breast Cancer Society of Canada for every wiper blade sold. Due to its many contributions, AutoTex Pink is currently a Gold sponsor of the NBCF.

From July 29-30, Women’s Board members will gather from across the country to collaborate on industry specific topics as well as opportunities, education and career leadership to women in the auto care industry in San Diego, Ca.


About WEXCO Industries: Wiper Solutions Made Easy. WEXCO Industries, Inc. is among the nation’s leading global suppliers of windshield wipers and wiper blade components, manufacturing OEM wiper systems within the heavy duty market and servicing both the heavy duty and automotive aftermarkets. WEXCO, a Certified WBNEC company, and ISO9001:2008 certified, provides quality products, services and solutions and is constantly finding ways to improve value for our customers. For more information, visit or call 1-800-528-3048.

About AutoTex PINK: AutoTex PINK is a division of WEXCO Industries, Inc., a certified WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) company that is one of the nation’s leading global supplier of OEM quality windshield wiper blades, auto parts and accessories. A portion of the sales of AutoTex PINK windshield wiper blades goes to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. For more information, visit or call 800.692.3962.

Car Care Council Women’s Board: The Women’s Board is comprised of professional women and men from the automotive aftermarket who are dedicated to providing career leadership to women in the automotive aftermarket, providing car care information to female audiences and encouraging young people to investigate opportunities in the automotive aftermarket. For more information, visit or e-mail womensboard(at)carcare(dot)org.

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