Southern Indiana Parts Inc. (SIPI) was founded in 1988 by Craig Fuson and Scott Spradling. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana. SIPI has operating locations in six Indiana towns and has a sales presence in many more.
Doing business as NAPA Auto Parts, SIPI is a locally owned and operated “jobbing” store group. SIPI is dedicated to being “the best aftermarket parts supplier in each market it serves and feels that local ownership and community involvement is the key to success.
Partnered with NAPA’s continuously growing parts offering, SIPI is committed to looking forward as it deals with the automotive industry and the communities it serves.
Born and raised in Indiana, Craig is a 20+ year resident of Bloomington. Craig is deeply involved in local community events, especially through his passion for High School sports. A graduate of Indiana University’s School of Journalism, Craig helps bring a diverse wealth of knowledge to all 6 NAPA stores SIPI owns and operates. Craig’s automotive aftermarket experience includes working directly with NAPA Auto Parts’ corporate operations in both Indianapolis and Grand Rapids. Craig is an elected member of NAPA Auto Parts’ Advertising Council, and is personally involved in both National and Local advertising efforts, including MWR’s NAPA Sponsored #56 Martin Truex NASCAR and DSR’s NAPA Sponsored Ron Capp’s drag car.
Scott is a third generation in the automotive aftermarket industry. A 20+ year resident of Columbus, Scott is deeply rooted in the community which houses SIPI’s headquarters. Scott is a graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. Scott’s extensive experience in the automotive aftermarket stems from working in over a dozen Indiana NAPA Auto Parts locations as well as working in NAPA Auto Parts’ corporate operations in Indianapolis, Grand Rapids, Stevens Point and Atlanta.
Sam is a fourth generation in the automotive aftermarket industry. Sam is a graduate of Indiana University’s Economics program and is currently a resident of Bloomington. Sam’s experience is rooted in SIPI’s existing NAPA stores, but also includes working in NAPA Auto Parts’ corporate locations in Indianapolis, Salt Lake City and Dallas.