GRAPEVINE, Texas National Pronto Association announced the addition of Circle Distributing Inc. and Automotive Supply Center Ltd. to the Pronto membership effective Jan. 1.
Circle Distributing was founded in 1983 by CEO and current president General Ralph Cloud. The company started out as a Motorcraft FAD and then added the ACDelco product line in 1988 and today services three states with distribution. Dennis Ison is the vice president and Todd Cloud is fixed operations manager. Circle Distributing has locations in Indianapolis, Bloomington and Terre Haute, Ind.
Automotive Supply Center is a retail and wholesale parts and accessories distributor on the island of Hawaii. Automotive Supply started in 1955, but had to relocate further inland after the business was destroyed by a tidal wave in 1960. Five years ago, Automotive Supply became a warehouse distributor stocking traditional domestic, foreign, heavy duty truck parts and paint products. Peter Okino is the president of Automotive Supply Center.
National Pronto Association is a North American shareholder owned organization headquartered in Grapevine, Texas. Pronto was formed in 1979 and is a leading program distribution group with more than $2 billion in sales, with a focus on marketing, technology and buying.