POMONA, Calif. (July 30, 2001)—Automotive parts distributor Keystone Automotive Industries Inc. has acquired certain assets of After Crash Inc. of Baton Rouge, La., a supplier of recycled wheels and bumpers, and body shop supplies, and will consolidated After Crash's activities into its existing Baton Rouge facilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed; After Crash recorded sales of approximately $2 million in 2000, Keystone said.
``The acquisition…will allow Keystone to expand After Crash´s product line by adding remanufactured wheels, recycled bumpers and body shop supplies,´´ said Charles Hogarty, president and chief executive officer of Keystone.
Keystone distributes its products in the U.S. primarily to collision repair shops through its 113 distribution facilities, of which 21 serve as regional hubs. Its product lines consist of automotive body parts, bumpers, auto glass and remanufactured alloy wheels, as well as paint and other materials used in repairing a damaged vehicle.