, a Sorrento Valley online auto parts distributor, said it’s been named to the Internet Retailer 2013 Top 500 Guide, ranking 422nd this year.

The business ranked 11th among auto parts/accessories companies.

Established in 1989, the business is a subsidiary of Meridian Auto Parts, an e-commerce and wholesale distribution company based in San Diego. The company began by remanufacturing steering parts.

The company said it’s seen significant growth in the past few years and increased its staff from 71 in March 2012 to 118 recently.

In addition to the latest ranking on Internet Retailer, was also named to the Inc. 5000 list for the second straight year. It ranked No. 1,575 last year, up from No. 1,803 in 2011, the company said.

— SDBJ Staff Report