SOURCE: Pep Boys

Pep Boys

SOURCE: Auto Plus

Duffey Petrosky

April 28, 2016 08:00 ET

Auto PlusSM and Pep Boys Expand Footprint in Pittsburgh, PA Region

Auto Aftermarket Leader Gains in Targeted Market

KENNESAW, GA--(Marketwired - April 28, 2016) - Auto Plus and Pep Boys President and Chief Executive Officer Brent Windom today announced the acquisition of Industrial Engine & Supply Inc., an automotive aftermarket parts stores operation located in the Pittsburgh, PA market.

"Industrial Engine & Supply Inc. is a welcome addition to our company," said Windom. "We are committed to aggressive growth through acquisition and corporate store development, and a business such as Industrial Engine & Supply enhances our footprint in Pittsburgh -- a key market for Auto Plus and Pep Boys."

Industrial Engine & Supply Inc. opened its doors in 1972 and initially focused on industrial sales, and then gradually added automotive lines. Today, they are a full-line operation in the automotive aftermarket, serving local professional service centers and independently owned stores in western Pennsylvania.

About Auto Plus:

Auto Plus is a major U.S.-based distributor of automotive aftermarket parts. It is known for its investment in high-technology platforms for parts distribution and inventory control. The company continues to grow rapidly through its strategic acquisition plan. For more information, visit

About Pep Boys:

Since 1921, Pep Boys has been one of the nation's leading automotive aftermarket chains. With over 7,500 service bays in over 800 locations in 35 states and Puerto Rico, Pep Boys offers name-brand tires; automotive maintenance and repair; parts and expert advice for the Do-It-Yourselfer; commercial auto parts delivery; and fleet maintenance and repair. Customers can find the nearest location by calling 1-800-PEP BOYS (1-800-737-2697) or by visiting

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