"We are very excited to have another 17 independent dealers join the Tire Factory family. Our model of giving members direct-buy prices in small quantities via our regional distribution centers is helping Tire Factory independent dealers grow profitably," said Tire Factory CEO John Kreidel.
"We aim to exceed our new member store goal for 2013 by adding at least 25 new stores in the West this year."
The new members and locations are:
Colorado — Big O in Canon City; Big O in Cortez; and Rimco in Cortez;
California — John's Tire & Muffler in Orland; Enterprise Tire Factory in Clearlake; and Capital Tire in West Sacramento;
Idaho — Pruett Tire in Homedale and Marsing; and Wilson Pruett Tire Factory in Payette;
Nevada — Pruett Tire in Wells;
North Dakota — Bakken Tire Factory in Arnegard;
Utah — OTR Tire Factory & Auto Service in Moab; Matson Auto & Marine Tire Factory in Draper; Bountiful Tire Factory in Bountiful; and Woods Cross Tire Factory in Woods Cross; and
Washington — Tire Factory of Richland; and Meridian Auto and Tire in Bellingham.
Tire Factory operates three regional distribution centers — in Portland, Denver and Salt Lake City.