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2014-09-11 08:21:08

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Stationers (NASDAQ: USTR) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, United Stationers Supply Co., signed an agreement to acquire MEDCO, a United States wholesaler of automotive aftermarket tools and supplies, and its affiliates including G2S Equipment de Fabrication et d'Entretien ULC ("G2S"), a Canadian wholesaler. The all cash purchase price is $130 million, subject to closing adjustments, with up to an additional $10...

2014-09-02 23:08:56

STAR EnviroTech, Inc. has won all five of five patent challenges by Redline Detection LLC. STAR is the inventor of Diagnostic Smoke® Leak Detection Technologies licensed to tool manufacturers serving every major automaker and the automotive aftermarket. Huntington Beach, California (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 STAR EnviroTech, Inc. has won the fifth of five patent challenges by competitor Redline Detection LLC, according to a recent publication by the United States Patent and Trademark...

2014-09-02 16:20:36

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrument Sales and Service, Inc. (ISS), a US market leader in the remanufacturing of automotive electronics in North America, is expanding into the Off Highway, Heavy Duty Truck, and Fleet markets. ISS intends to take its proven remanufacturing experience and expertise -- honed over 30 years and more than 1 million remanufactured components -- and apply it to a full spectrum of remanufacturing solutions for the Off Highway, Heavy Duty...

2014-08-27 08:20:32

-Domestic auto market shifts into high gear in first half of 2014- LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Analysts with GA Advisory and Valuation Services LLC, a division of Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR), report that despite getting off to a slow start in 2014, the domestic automotive industry has proved to be a consistently strong sector of the U.S. economy, with sales continuing to rebound from recession-era lows. As the first half of 2014 witnessed an increase in...

2014-08-21 16:21:07

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stamford, Connecticut-based Olympus Partners has acquired Innovative XCessories & Services, LLC ("IXS"), a leading provider of upfit services and accessories to the automotive aftermarket and original equipment manufacturers. Its aftermarket division, operating under the brand Line-X, is the global leader in protective coatings for pick-up truck beds, with 465 franchise locations in the U.S. and Canada and licensees in over 50...

2014-08-07 08:29:34

Deal Marks Bertram Capital's Twelfth Platform and Third Consumer Investment SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bertram Capital today announced its investment in ECS Tuning, a rapidly growing automotive e-commerce company focused on the Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Porsche and Volkswagen lines. ECS Tuning is distinguished by its powerful content-driven e-commerce platform, offering more than 1.3 million performance, genuine, and aftermarket parts and tools comprising...

2014-08-06 12:20:48

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) presented Gov. Rick Snyder (R-Mich.) with its State Leadership Award on Aug. 6 in Traverse City, Mich., during the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars. "Gov. Snyder's leadership to address a stable and fair state tax system is critical to our members," said MEMA President & CEO Steve Handschuh. "His ongoing recognition of the...

2014-07-16 04:20:37

WICHITA, Kan., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Inc. [NYSE: SPR] is announcing a name change for its aftermarket business from Spirit Aftermarket Customer Support to Global Customer Support & Services (GCS&S) to reflect the organization's customer focus. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130515/CG13652LOGO "This name change better represents the services we provide to our global customers. GCS&S is focused on providing the best customer support...

2014-07-09 16:26:26

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Maintenance and Aftermarket Preferences in Australian Mining, 2014" to its store. Report focused on the questions relating to respondents preferences for maintenance and aftermarket support. DALLAS, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Over 30% of Australian miners plan to invest in collision avoidance - a technology that lets heavy mobile machinery monitor their surroundings and stop when they are likely to hit something or someone in their environment. Cliff Smee,...

2014-06-23 12:21:28

DALLAS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive Exhaust Systems Market by Geography (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, & ROW), by Vehicle Type (Passenger Cars, LCVs, & HCVs), by Fuel Type (Gasoline & Diesel), by After-Treatment Device (DPF, DOC, SCR, TWC, & NOx Adsorber) - Trends & Forecasts to 2019", defines and segments the global automotive exhaust systems industry with an analysis of major countries in all the regions, and estimates...


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