Uni-Select Inc. has completed the purchase of the Mid-Atlantic parts distribution operations of U. S. distribution chain, Parts Depot, Inc.
The assets and operations acquired by Uni-Select include nine regional parts distribution warehouses and 67 parts stores located in Virginia, West Virginia, North and South Carolina, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee that cater to independent jobbers, installers and, to a lesser extent, retail customers.
Parts Depot has retained its Floridabased warehouse and store operations.
The acquisition had been announced August 14, 2008. This development is expected to add annual sales of $180M.
Uni-Select is Canada’s second largest distributor of automotive replacement parts, equipment, tools and accessories and through Uni-Select USA, Inc.; the company also provides service to customers in the United States where it is the 7th largest distributor.