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BBB Industries Acquires Germany-based MAPCO

This is BBB’s fifth acquisition in Europe since 2019, and first acquisition in Germany.


BBB Industries, LLC (BBB) announced it has acquired MAPCO Autotechnik GmbH (“MAPCO”). This is BBB’s fifth acquisition in Europe since 2019. With this acquisition, BBB enters Germany and continues to expand into new product categories and geographies, the company says.

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Founded in 1977, MAPCO is based in Brück Germany and specializes in the design and distribution of a wide range of nondiscretionary spare parts and accessories to the automotive aftermarket, from Alpha Romeo to Volvo. MAPCO has nine regional centers across Germany to serve its car parc of over 50 million vehicles. 

Along with its operations in France and the United Kingdom, MAPCO serves all of Europe, says BBB. The company offers 53 product families across five product segments: steering/suspension parts, brakes, drive train/bearings, engine environment/filters, and electric/accessories.

“MAPCO is a lauded brand throughout Europe with the reputation of offering quality-certified automotive replacement parts to its customers. With this acquisition, we add approximately 30,000 part numbers into our existing product portfolio. The combination is unparalleled,” said Duncan Gillis, BBB’s CEO. “We are tremendously excited to be in Germany working alongside MAPCO’s management team to bring remarkable value to our existing and new customer relationships with superior products and service.”


Detlev Seeliger, founder of MAPCO, commented, “For over four decades, MAPCO has proudly worked to provide our customers with the highest quality products having exceptional availability. There is no doubt that, with BBB’s leadership and joining its global enterprise, MAPCO is well-positioned for accelerated growth and our markets’ technicians will be very well-served.”