The Automotive Distribution Network (ADN) has added a new member under its Auto Pride brand, according to Mike Lambert, president of the Network.
State Automotive Warehouse, owned and founded by Robert Daly, has been in business for 30 years. The company's headquarters are in Providence, R.I., and it operates its retail store under the Action Auto Parts name. Its two locations in Providence service all of Rhode Island as well as southern and southeastern Massachusetts.
In addition to being a full line hard parts and PBE supplies distributor, the company also is an authorized Sherwin Williams Automotive Finishes distributor. Fred Pacheco, vice president of operations, says, "I’m confident that the Auto Pride Network will provide us with the additional tools necessary to expand our market share."
With this addition, the Auto Pride Network reaches a total of 66 members across North America with over 200 distribution points. "We consider ourselves a family and these two new members will be an excellent addition to the Network," says Steve Tucker, Auto Pride vice president.
Operating under the brands of Parts Plus, IAPA, Auto Star, Auto Pride, CMB, and Network Products, The Automotive Distribution Network is one of the largest and most diverse program groups in the automotive aftermarket.