SPENCER, Iowa – Salmon Auto Parts, previously a CARQUEST Auto Parts Store serving the greater Aurora, Neb., area, has been sold to the Arnold Group of Companies out of Spencer, Iowa, dba Auto Value Parts Stores.
“We are very excited to have Roger Salmon join our team of automotive experts,” said Dennis Spooner, managing partner of the Arnold Group of Companies
Owned since 1990 by Roger and Judy Salmon, the longtime auto parts store will become an Auto Value Parts Store. Roger will continue in his capacity of providing exceptional customer service and quality automotive parts, and will be joined by Kaden Albin as the store’s new manager.
“Auto Value’s tools and support will enable us to better-serve our existing customer base while helping us to attract new business and increase our share of the market,” said Albin.
The store carries a full line of automotive repair parts for the professional service provider and the do-it-yourselfer; they also have access to full-line machine shop services as well.
The Arnold Group of Companies includes 51 auto parts stores as well as three warehouses, three light industrial coating distributors, three paint and body shop supply stores and a cylinder head re-manufacturing division. Nineteen locations have complete machine shops located within the stores.