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FinishMaster Completes Acquisition of Autobody Supply Company

Published on 2016-12-21. Author : SpecialChem

Uni-Select has announced that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Autobody Supply Company, Inc. (“ABS”). This acquisition increases FinishMaster’s footprint with the addition of 9 locations in central and southwestern Ohio, including Columbus, a top 30 US metropolitan area.

Acquisition to Better Serve Customers in Key Ohio Market

FinishMaster Acquisition
FinishMaster Completes Acquisition of
Autobody Supply Company

Since its founding in 1959, ABS has been a family-owned business focused on discovering the needs of body shops through partnership and open dialogue. ABS provides comprehensive solutions for their customers including products, services, and full support of equipment sales, maintenance, installation, and repair.

We are excited to welcome more than 60 new team members who share our value of partnership and unparalleled service,” stated Steve Arndt, President and Chief Operating Officer of FinishMaster. “Together we will continue to support our customers by generating outstanding value through innovative solutions.

In addition to bringing further expertise and knowledge to our growing team, this acquisition expands our coverage in order to better serve customers in a key Ohio market,” added Henry Buckley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Select.

About Uni-Select

Uni-Select is one of the leaders in the distribution of automotive refinish and industrial paint and related products in Canada and the United States, as well as in the automotive aftermarket parts business in Canada. In Canada, Uni-Select supports over 3,900 shops and stores through a growing national network of more than 1,150 independent customers, many of which operating under Uni-Select store banner programs, and corporate stores.

About FinishMaster

FinishMaster, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uni-Select, is one of the leading national independent distributors of automotive paints, coatings and related accessories in the United States. It operates a national network of automotive refinish corporate stores under the FinishMaster banner and supports more than 6,000 collision repair center customers.

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Source: FinishMaster
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