Automotive Parts Associates (APA) has announced that Factory Motor Parts (FMP) has acquired B&I Auto Supply in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. This four-location acquisition expands FMP’s eastern footprint and grows FMP’s national presence to more than 150 locations in 22 states.
B&I is a distributor of OE parts including ACDelco, Motorcraft, Mopar, Nissan and Mercedes brands.
“We are excited to bring B&I into the FMP family,” says Todd Heldt, FMP’s executive vice president. “Their strong understanding of the OE business makes them a great fit for FMP. We will continue to build the OE business while expanding their aftermarket offering into the independent service center and fleet side of the business.
Steve Tucker, president of Automotive Parts Associates, went to on to add, “Growth is good, and anytime we hear of our shareholders expanding, we’re thrilled – to say the least.”