BOUCHERVILLE, QUEBEC – Uni-Select has announced that its FinishMaster subsidiary has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Auto Paint and Supply of Lakeland Inc. (APS) located in Lakeland and Sarasota, Fla. This acquisition will complement the operations of its FinishMaster subsidiary and will strengthen its leading position in the distribution of automotive paint, coatings and related accessories.
APS has been servicing the local collision repair industry for more than 15 years and includes two locations that will merge with FinishMaster’s existing locations. FinishMaster currently operates 27 other locations in Florida and aims to provide superior distribution service and value added information to its customers, enabling them to increase productivity, manage material costs, and increase profits.
“APS’ focus on providing value and service to its customers compliments FinishMaster’s vision to be the leader in creating value and success for our customers in the refinish market,” said Steve Arndt, president and COO, FinishMaster. “Combining the experience of our teams enhances our ability to provide great service to our customers.”