August 21, 2020

South Jordan, Utah – OptiCat, a leading supplier of cataloging data services for the Automotive and Heavy Duty Aftermarkets, announces that Illinois Auto Truck Co., Inc., a leading manufacturer in NEW clutch assemblies, supplemental clutch parts and flywheels, has joined the OptiCat Network.

As the Heavy Duty Aftermarket community continues to embrace data standards, more and more Heavy Duty Truck Parts Data Receivers (distributors and other data users) are requesting high quality digital product data and images that conform to the Auto Care PIES (Product Information Exchange Standard) data standards. The OptiCat Network provides a cloud based secure supplier controlled distribution mechanism that includes data validation and secure distribution of proprietary data to specifically chosen channel partners within the supply chain. This capability and others provided by the OptiCat Network is focused on helping all Heavy Duty suppliers and their channel partners be more efficient and successful in selling more parts.

“We are very excited to join the OptiCat platform. We understand how important it is to provide our customers with product data and images to be successful in selling our products” said Jordan Stein, VP, Sales & Marketing at Illinois Auto Truck Co., Inc. “We are proud that Illinois Auto Truck has chosen to partner with OptiCat in providing their standardized part information to their customers through the OptiCat OnBoard Supplier portal,” said Don McEntee, OptiCat Director of Sales & Marketing. “We are looking forward to helping them sell more parts by using our services.”

With this new addition, there are more than 930 Supplier brands in OptiCat’s secure data repository for use by supplier-approved Data Receiver channel partners.

About OptiCat:

OptiCat LLC, (www.OptiCat.net) provides a “Network” of product data validation, distribution, and assessment programs designed to optimize Suppliers' data and its distribution to the marketplace. These programs help Suppliers improve trading partner relationships, eliminate catalog errors, reduce information processing costs and speed cataloging information to global markets in “near real time”, Helping Everyone Sell More Parts! OptiCat also maintains the fastest, most current industry standard “OnLine” Parts Research Catalog at www.OptiCatonline.com (now featuring “attribute search”), as well as its OptiCat Global Catalog (featuring worldwide data) and its Spanish Language, TecAlliance Mexico Catalog, both of these in cooperation with TecAlliance GmbH.

About Illinois Auto Truck Co., Inc.:

Illinois Auto Truck Co., Inc. (IATCO) has been in business since 1939 and focuses exclusively on the manufacturing of NEW clutch assemblies, components, and supplemental parts for class 6, 7, & 8 vehicles. IATCO has grown to be a proud, fourth generation family owned company dedicated to quality, customer service and growth in the heavy & medium duty clutch market. All of the materials used in the

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Media Contact:

Don McEntee, Director of Sales and Marketing

OptiCat LLC

801-542-0560 or dmcentee@OptiCat.net