BOUCHERVILLE, Quebec – Uni-Select‘s subsidiary FinishMaster Inc. has completed the acquisition of assets of the Sea Hawk Refinish Line Inc., located in Clearwater, Fla.
This acquisition complements existing operations in the Florida market and strengthens FinishMaster’s ability to create consistent and exceptional customer experiences.
Since 2003, Sea Hawk has been serving the greater Tampa Bay area with automotive and marine paint products, operating one store with 14 team members in sales and operations. FinishMaster currently operates 27 other locations in Florida with a core focus on providing exceptional experience through superior distribution service and value-added operational and technical support.
“We are happy to welcome Sea Hawk to the FinishMaster fold. A family business built on long-lasting relationships and local experience, Sea Hawk team members share our dedication in bringing the highest values and customer service to the market,” said Steve Arndt, president and chief operating officer, FinishMaster. “The combined experience of our teams enhances our ability to provide great service to our customers.”
“Today’s announcement reflects Uni-Select’s commitment to our automotive paint distribution activities in the U.S. Our focus to further accelerate growth, both organically and through acquisitions is emphasized by the acquisition of Sea Hawk,” said Henry Buckley, chief operating officer, Uni-Select Inc.