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Distribution Stox expands into Ontario
October 9, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Distribution Stox has acquired Provincial Tire Distributors, an Ontario-based company in business for more than 30 years. The acquisition is being described as “a major step forward” for the Quebec-based tire distributor, adding a new province to its distribution network.

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Uni-Select, Fix Auto complete ProColor sale
October 2, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Uni-Select Inc. has completed its sale of the ProColor banner program to Fix Auto. “Since Uni-Select launched the ProColor banner in Québec in 2001, the network grew from 28 to 172 collision repair shops,” said Brent Windom, president and CEO

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Drew Technologies acquires BlueLink Diagnostic Solutions
August 26, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Drew Technologies has acquired the Durham, N.C.-based vehicle diagnostics provider BlueLink Diagnostic Solutions. Drew Technologies, Inc., a diagnostics and reprogramming company based in Ann Arbor, Mich., acquired BlueLink’s technology and operating assets for 2.8 Million Swedish Kroner (approximately $384,000 CDN).

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Valvoline to acquire assets of Alberta-based Minit Lube
August 22, 2019 by Allan Janssen

Valvoline Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain business assets of Minit Lube in Alberta, Canada. The acquisition is expected to be complete during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019. Financial terms were not disclosed. Minit Lube, based