Automotive Parts Headquarters Announces Acquisition Of Hedahls

Automotive Parts Headquarters Announces Acquisition Of Hedahls

As a result of the acquisition, Hedahls' 22 locations will be rebranded as Hedahls Auto Value and bring APH’s corporate store count to 121.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a third-generation, family owned auto parts distributor and store group, has announced the acquisition of Hedahls Inc., a leading auto parts wholesaling company with 22 branch locations in four states. As a result of the acquisition, Hedahls’ 22 locations will be rebranded as Hedahls Auto Value and bring APH’s corporate store count to 121.

Hedahls Inc., owned and operated by third-generation family member Dick Hedahl, has been in business since 1906. Headquartered in Bismarck, N.D., Hedahls’ network of 22 stores serve Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana. NEMAC Warehouse and BENCO Equipment Co. are also included in the sale.

“We are delighted to welcome Hedahls to the APH family. They’ve built an impressive team and have provided a high level of service to their customers for more than 110 years,” said Corey Bartlett, president and CEO of APH. “We’re excited to add Montana and South Dakota to the list of states that we serve!”

Dick Hedahl, president and CEO of Hedahls, said, “As we looked at the future for Hedahls, we recognized APH as a natural fit to continue our growth. The APH team has a strong culture, and we share the same values and focus on taking care of customers and employees. Additionally, the APH team has the experience and resources available to provide great opportunities for our team and great solutions for our customers.”

About Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc.

Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH) is a third generation family-owned aftermarket auto parts distributor based in St. Cloud, Minn. APH was established in 1920 in Minneapolis, as National Bushing & Parts Company and today operates Auto Value stores throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Michigan and Montana. With its network of 121 corporate stores and 35 independent stores, APH is consistently ranked in Babcox Media’s Top 20 Super Stores ranking of aftermarket distributors. The company employs 1,000 employees. For more information, visit www.autopartshq.com.

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