Eastern Warehouse Distributors and Parts Authority are happy to announce their asset purchase of the 11 Cal’s-National Auto Parts Supply locations in Central New Jersey. Eastern Warehouse Distributors will retain 8 of the locations as part of the on-going growth of their wholesale aftermarket auto parts business. The remaining 3 will be retained by Parts Authority, one of the largest distributors of automotive and truck part to the aftermarket auto parts industry throughout the United States.
“We are very pleased to expand our family of now 45 two-step operations in Eastern Pennsylvania and Central-Southern New Jersey. We welcome all the customers and employees of Cal’s-National by giving them our well-established commitment to excellence in our people, our products, our service, and our programs,” said Steve Thorne, CEO of Eastern Warehouse Distributors.
“We are excited to add National Parts Supply locations to the family,” said Randy Buller, CEO and President of Parts Authority. “The stores add new coverage and enhance the Parts Authority family of brands in New Jersey. Our customers now have even more Parts Authority locations to find the parts they need, when they need them.”
National Auto Parts Supply was founded in 1938 and grew to 11 locations under the leadership of 3 generations of the Salasko family. “…we are excited to become part of a growing and cutting-edge company that prides itself on providing the BEST customer service in the aftermarket”, said Bill Salasko, President of National Auto Parts Supply.
About Eastern Warehouse Distributors:
A member of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Eastern Warehouse Distributors was founded by Steve Thorne in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, in 1989, with a mission of giving the highest of service levels, inventory, and customer assistance. Eastern Warehouse Distributors are celebrating their 30th anniversary in 2019.
About Parts Authority:
Parts Authority, founded in 1972, is one of the largest distributors of automotive and truck parts to the aftermarket auto parts industry in the United States serving customers in the commercial channel, including installers, dealerships, fleets and national accounts as well as in the e-commerce channel. Headquartered in Lake Success, NY, Parts Authority has over 200 locations across the United States including the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Ohio, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Arizona, California and the Pacific Northwest. Parts Authority is led by President & CEO Randy Buller and a management team with long-tenured industry experience. Parts Authority has grown through both organic initiatives as well as through acquisitions. Over the past several years Parts Authority has acquired over a dozen companies as part of its geographical expansion initiative.
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