Parts Authority, one of the largest distributors of automotive and truck parts to the aftermarket auto parts industry throughout the United States, today announced it has acquired Quality Automotive Warehouse, Inc. (‘Quality Automotive’ or the “Company”). Quality Automotive operates 10 locations in the Mid- Atlantic region, of which 7 are in Maryland and 3 in Virginia. For more than 50 years, Quality Automotive has been known for their extensive inventory of quality, name brand parts coupled with a reliable service commitment to all of its customers.
“We are excited to add Quality Automotive to the Parts Authority family. The team at Quality Automotive has built a great business over the years and has developed a strong reputation in the industry. This acquisition strengthens our position in the Baltimore, Maryland and District of Columbia area and expands our footprint into the Virginia market” said Randy Buller President & CEO of Parts Authority. “We look forward to providing our Quality Automotive customers with access to even more products and services. Equally as important, we look forward to working with our new team members at Quality Automotive and providing them with a great place to continue their careers.”
“We look forward to building upon the many years of successes we have achieved as we move forward under the Parts Authority ownership. Parts Authority shares the three most important criteria we were looking for in a partner – a common culture, an opportunity for our employees to continue to have an employer who values its team members, and the ability to continue to grow faster and with more resources” said Mark Bond, President & CEO of Quality Automotive. “Over the course of our conversations we got to know the Parts Authority team better as a company and as individuals. Every interaction has reinforced that we share a common vision. It became clear they were the right partner and that now was the right time.”
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 150 locations across 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.
About Quality Automotive:
Quality Automotive Warehouse, Inc. is one of the largest distributors of automotive parts in the Mid-Atlantic region and is known for their extensive inventory of quality, name brand premium parts. Quality Automotive Warehouse, Inc was founded in 1960 and operates 10 locations throughout Maryland and Virginia with its main distribution center located in Baltimore, Maryland.
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