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2014-03-12 12:20:38

IRVING, Texas, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent distributor of aftermarket heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it has entered an agreement to acquire the assets of Ott's Friction Supply, Inc. With a targeted closing date of March 17, 2014, this acquisition will include operations at locations in Portland and Eugene, Oregon and is part of FleetPride's larger market strategy. FleetPride is also expanding its presence...

2013-05-23 16:20:51

IRVING, Texas, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, unveiled three newly renovated locations during grand re-opening celebrations held in Phoenix, Avondale and Mesa. Renovations include fully stocked showrooms where customers can experience the full breadth of the FleetPride product line, an expanded parts inventory and new customer counters with large service areas. (Photo:...

2013-01-11 12:20:39

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc. announced today that Kevin A. Peters has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of FleetPride, effective January 14, 2013. FleetPride is the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, and a portfolio company of TPG, the global private investment firm. Peters succeeds Woody McGee, who will remain on the Board of Directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/FLEETLOGO) Peters comes to...

2012-12-19 12:20:49

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it has appointed Jeff Liaw as Chief Financial Officer. Liaw will report to the Chairman and CEO, W.M. McGee. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/FLEETLOGO) Liaw comes to FleetPride after seven years as a principal with TPG, a leading global private investment firm with $54.5 billion of assets under management, where...

2012-12-17 16:21:55

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Drake Supply Company. Drake services Southern California with six locations which bring the total number of FleetPride locations to 28 in the state. Employment offers have been extended to all employees at the City of Industry, Commerce, Fontana, Long Beach, Ontario and Perris branches. (Logo:...

2012-10-09 15:20:25

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts owned by Investcorp, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by TPG. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2012 and is subject to customary conditions, including receipt of applicable regulatory approvals. Terms were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/FLEETLOGO) "We are...

2012-09-12 06:33:06

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today they opened a 15,000 square foot facility in Wilmer, Texas, located at 605 N I-45. With this greenfield expansion, FleetPride will now have 20 locations in Texas. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/FLEETLOGO) The Wilmer location will be led by industry veteran Gary Cooper, Branch Manager, and his team who bring a...

2012-08-20 06:21:32

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts announced today that is has acquired the assets of Great Lakes Truck & Trailer. The 15,300 square foot facility is located at 5912 East Executive Drive in Westland, Michigan. This acquisition marks FleetPride's fourth entrance into the greater Detroit area and its ninth location in Michigan. (Logo:...

2012-07-30 10:21:30

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that is has acquired the assets of Midwest Brake & Wheel, Inc. and Gille Company, Inc. a separate entity. The new 40,000 square foot facility is located at 1140 S West Street, Indianapolis, Indiana. This acquisition marks FleetPride's second entrance into the Indiana market. (Logo:...

2012-06-04 06:20:40

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc., the nation's largest retailer of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Clutch and Transmission Service, Inc. which operates as CATCO Parts & Service. This acquisition includes 18 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Illinois. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101108/FLEETLOGO) CATCO Parts & Service, founded in 1949 as...