Manitowoc Auto Supply in Manitowoc, Wis., is joining Auto-Wares Group of Companies.
Manitowoc Auto Supply has been in business for 37 years and is owned and operated by Robert Blattler. Manitowoc Auto Supply has been a strong supporter of the Bumper to Bumper Parts Stores Program for many years, the company noted.
Auto-Wares Group of Companies President Todd Leimenstoll said, “We are very happy that the Blattler family has entrusted Auto-Wares to lead their company into the future using our additional resources and industry leading innovations. We look forward to the opportunity to meet the needs of the Manitowoc marketplace. Overall, we are excited to continue the Auto-Wares history of growth with a strong commitment to our independent customer’s needs, our company owned store group market growth and acquisitions of like-minded businesses.”
Blattler commented, “We are pleased to join our two family-owned companies. Having confidence of long lasting benefits to our employees and our customers. This was of high importance in our decision. We are happy that our employees retain their jobs and have great opportunities in the future. Based on our experience as a customer of Auto-Wares, we feel confident that they will offer exceptional service and value to our customers in the future.”
Auto-Wares Group of Companies, an automotive aftermarket distribution company headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., serves a five-state region providing the complete parts needs for 600 stores and thousands of service centers. It has been in business since 1976. Auto-Wares Group of Companies is a member of Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance.
For more information, see www.autowares.com.