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Fisher Auto Parts Acquires Motown Automotive
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For Immediate Release
Contact: John Lanctot
Maximum Marketing
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jlanctot@maxmarketing.com

Fisher Auto Parts Acquires Motown Automotive

STAUNTON, Virginia, October 1, 2018 - Motown Automotive Distributing (Motown) and Fisher Auto Parts (Fisher) announce the acquisition of Motown by Fisher effective October 1, 2018.

“We are very pleased to join forces with Fisher Auto Parts, the founding member of Federated Auto Parts,” stated Jim Sechrist, president of Motown Automotive Distributing. “Our long history and association with the Fisher organization and the Federated program group made it the right decision to merge with them. Through Fisher, Motown will be able to provide even more product and service resources to our customers and give opportunities for our associates to expand their careers in the Fisher Auto Parts network.”

“The Sechrist family and their team of employees have built a premier aftermarket distribution business in Michigan of which we are proud to be adding to the Fisher Auto Parts company,” stated Bo Fisher, CEO of Fisher Auto Parts. “Our missions and values align completely so that we will continue to provide all customers with the best overall value in the aftermarket while doing so with integrity and commitment to all, including every associate and vendor partner.”

Both Sechrist and Fisher express their gratitude to the executive teams of Motown Automotive Distributing and Fisher Auto Parts for their hard work in facilitating this transaction. A seamless transition is expected due to the dedication of both companies to serve their customers first.

About Fisher Auto Parts
The founding member of Federated Auto Parts Distributors, Fisher Auto Parts is a member of the Automotive Parts Services Group (APSG) and now has approximately 500 company-owned locations plus over 100 independent jobbers in 18 states. The company continues a steady growth strategy by more than quadrupling in size over the last decade through a combination of same store sales, new stores and acquisitions. Founded in 1929 by Blair Coiner, Fisher Auto Parts currently has approximately 5,300 employees. To learn more, visit www.FisherAutoParts.com.

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