History, Trusted Brands & Training

There at the beginning.

For more than 100 years, when the OE failed, technicians have trusted Standard®, Blue Streak®, and Intermotor® to deliver a part that’s equal to or better than the original it’s replacing.

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Since 1919, Standard® has been known for premium automotive quality with parts that are always engineered for superior performance and durability.

We understand what's important to you.

In a recent survey, technicians told us that High-Quality Parts and Trusted Brand were the top two factors when making a purchasing decision. How did we stack up...SMP has the top-rated aftermarket brands.

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The Finest Brands in the Industry

  • Standard® – full line of premium engine management parts including ignition coils, cam and crank sensors, VVT, blower motor resistors, ABS sensors, EVAP components, switches, sensors and more.
  • Blue Streak® – premium quality, superior performance, and extra-duty improvements to the original backed by our limited lifetime warranty
  • Intermotor® – premium line of genuine import parts unrivaled for quality, original look, fit, form and function, and coverage

What's behind our box? A commitment to integrity.

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At the heart of SMP has been a set of core values that have been consistent from day one: premium products and brands, manufacturing from raw material to end-of-line testing, precise catalog data, award-winning training and marketing support, customer care from a salesforce second to none, and a time-tested ability to adapt to the latest automotive technologies.

Professional, Award-Winning Training

Check out our new FREE SMP Pro Training class to help prevent diesel comebacks

We lead the way in advanced diagnostics and hands-on training for the professional automotive technician. Techs earn CEUs in our on-site and virtual classes, both with live, instructor-led classes in real world conditions.

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Supporting the next generation of automotive technicians.

Our Automotive Education Program (AEP) assists instructors and helps automotive tech students develop professional skills they can use in the bay, while providing an opportunity for them to earn rewards and help their instructor outfit the classroom.

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Expanded Technician Support

Visit our YouTube channels to view hundreds of installation videos

We include everything needed to help technicians complete a successful install including hundreds of professional installation videos on the Standard® YouTube channel, the SMP Knowledge Center, and upgrades like our Diesel “In-the-Box” Install Kits.

Comprehensive Catalog Data

Accurate parts lookup is crucial to your success. With more than 3.8 million application lines, we deliver the most precise, up-to-date catalog data, so you’ll find the right part every time.  We’re proud to have again been awarded the ACPN Content Excellence award. 

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For more than 100 years, when the OE failed, technicians trusted Standard®, Blue Streak® and Intermotor® to deliver
a part that’s equal to or better than the original it’s replacing.