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.