Standard Auto Parts Group opens distribution center & retail location in Huntington12/23/2014 Huntington County Economic Development client Standard Auto Parts Group officially celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new Huntington Distribution Center on December 23. The new facility will service the company's five retail locations, including Monon, North Manchester, Rensselaer, Winamac and Huntington. Owners Mike and Joni Smith thanked the leadership of their hometown (Huntington) for their encouragement and support of their business. The Smiths opened their first store in 2008 and continue to expand their business model. Mark Wickersham, executive director, Huntington County Economic Development, said, "It is a pleasure to help local entrepreneurs invest and create jobs in Huntington County." Huntington Mayor Brooks Fetters was joined by the Huntington County Commissioners, Chamber of Commerce and board members from Huntington County Economic Development in offering congratulations to Standard Auto Parts Group.