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Auto-Wares acquires Midwest Warehouse Corporation

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 07:00
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Auto-Wares Group of Companies announced today that it will be acquiring Midwest Warehouse Corporation of Marion, Ind. This acquisition includes the Marion and Fort Wayne distribution centers and five stores marketed under the Auto Tech name. Midwest Warehouse has been a family owned company in business for 85 years.

Auto-Wares Group of Companies Chairman, Fred Bunting said, “Auto-Wares desired to expand into Indiana for a long time. Our goal will be to make sure this new alliance will benefit and strengthen all existing and new customers. In addition to our 39 years of commitment to benefit the independent parts store owner, our primary focus as a company is to be our customers’ best supplier. We proudly serve over 700 Auto Value or Bumper to Bumper Certified Service Centers and 36,000 other service dealers and commercial accounts.”

Joe Gehlhausen, President of Midwest Warehouse said, "Our company history in the northern Indiana market has been defined by our motto, We Sell Service. This new alliance with Auto-Wares will ensure that those values, which we have worked to maintain will continue for many years to come. This is a win-win proposition for our customers, our employees, our suppliers, and the communities we serve."


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