has completed the purchase of Automotive Information
Management Inc. (AIM), a program distribution group, with head offices
in Cartersville, Ga. AIM offers a membership program that grants access
to preferred purchase terms offered by selected manufacturers.
acquisition is a strategic initiative and aims to expand the Uni-Select
Network and increase drop ship sales (or the delivery of products
directly from manufacturers to customers).
After the transaction, AIM
will maintain its operations to serve its member customers. In addition
to assisting AIM members to better meet market conditions, the
transaction will allow these members to benefit from greater
availability of automotive product through the Uni-Select Network of