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Auto-Wares’ Eli Magallanes Wins Grand Prize in BCA’s “Reach for the Gold” Giveaway

Mt. Prospect, IL – Eli Magallanes of Parkview Automotive in Chicago, has won the 2016 BCA “Reach for the Gold” giveaway, which offered members of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance the opportunity to win a wide range of prizes at the 2015 AAPEX Show. To enter, Alliance members registered to win at The Hub from BCA, a wheel end focused technical training website from BCA Bearings (

Magallanes won the Grand Prize of 2.5 ounces of gold, worth approximately $2,600. Magallanes was presented with his winnings at the 2016 Auto-Wares Tech Expo in Schaumburg, IL. Five other Alliance members won $500 Visa gift cards, while ten more won exclusive BCA merchandise kits. For a complete list of winners, visit the BCA Bearings Facebook page.

“The ‘Reach for the Gold’ promotion was fantastic,” said Kevin Judge, Director of Automotive Marketing, NTN. “It really gave us a great chance to connect directly with technicians, both at our AAPEX booth and online at The Hub from BCA. Our OE-Quality message really resonated, and I’m proud to be awarding these prizes to such exemplary automotive service providers.”

Congrats to all the winners: 

Grand Prize -Auto-Wares, Inc. - Elias Magallanes
Second Prize - Auto-Wares, Inc. - Kyle Cummings
Second Prize - Eastern Warehouse Distributors, Inc. - Edward Francis
Second Prize - All Car Automotive Warehouse, Inc. - Shelby Mathes
Second Prize - Warren Distributing, Inc - David Jackson
Second Prize - Carparts Distribution Center - Wayne Peaslee
Third Prize - Auto-Wares, Inc. - Raymond Zada
Third Prize - Performance Warehouse - Rick Menard
Third Prize - Auto-Wares, Inc. - Joe Kleyn
Third Prize - Eastern Warehouse Distributors, Inc. - Felisha Arinsberg
Third Prize - Parts Warehouse, Inc. - Joe Sharp
Third Prize - Auto-Wares, Inc. - Jessica Spindler
Third Prize - All Products Automotive, Inc. - Eduardo D'Amico
Third Prize - Parts Warehouse, Inc. - Kent Atkins
Third Prize - Distributors Warehouse, Inc. - Jacob Pierce
Third Prize - National Auto Parts Warehouse - Art Turner

Picture Caption: Kevin Judge, NTN’s Director of Automotive Marketing, presents Eli Magallanes and his wife, Maria, with the Grand Prize from the BCA “Reach for the Gold” giveaway.

About BCA

BCA® has over a century of experience supplying wheel end solutions in America. Today BCA is owned by NTN, a global manufacturer of wheel hub assemblies and bearings. As the #1 supplier of OE-quality hub assemblies, we fulfill more than 30% of the demand for North American OE vehicle production from our Elgin, Illinois plant. In the Aftermarket, this gives BCA the advantage of providing highly-engineered replacement parts that meet or exceed the OE engineering specifications. We leverage this expertise to offer application full-line coverage for both domestic and foreign nameplates. For more information, visit

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