#aftermarket – NAPA Canada has announced that it acquired the Young Automotive Professionals auto parts business in Port Colborne, Ont., on May 4, 2015.
Originally founded in 1966 by the Young brothers of Port Colborne, Young Automotive Professionals was incorporated in 1985 and is one of the Niagara Region’s most respected suppliers of automotive parts.
According to NAPA Ontario’s regional vice president Robert Duncan, “Young’s has a great reputation with automotive service providers along the shores of Lake Erie and in surrounding communities. We expect that adding NAPA’s many advantages and solutions will help expand growth in the areas serviced and provide new and needed business solutions to the current customer base.”
“Having one of the Niagara Region’s largest in-house parts inventory and providing rapid delivery were only part of Young’s success,” states NAPA general manager Tom Mondoux. “Young’s staff are the real key and they have earned a reputation for their knowledge and top-notch service. We are very pleased that the staff will be staying on with us and look forward to introducing them and their clients to the global strengths and business solutions that are available exclusively to members of the NAPA family.”