GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Auto-Wares Group of Companies has acquired Parts Pro Automotive Warehouse in Wickliffe, Ohio.
Parts Pro has joined with Auto-Wares to expand overall inventory availability and offer a wider product selection to the existing customer base of professional installers, the companies said.
Parts Pro is a wholesale distributor of original equipment and aftermarket auto parts that has served Cleveland and Akron in northeast Ohio for nearly 40 years. The distributor has eight locations, 125 employees and a fleet of over 100 vehicles,
"Our companies combined will add even more inventory lines and sales resources that will strengthen the parts network throughout the Parts Pro footprint. We will work together creatively to merge the best aspects of our operations with the end goal of being the best supplier to our commercial customers," Parts Pro President Mike McPhee said.
Parts Pro and Auto-Wares are members of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance (AAPA).
Grand Rapids-based Auto-Wares is a group of companies in the automotive parts aftermarket business serving a five-state region.