BENICIA, Calif., March 12 // PRNewswire // -- 1-800-Radiator, an auto-parts distribution franchise and the largest independent auto parts distributor in the nation, today announced it has acquired Tri-US Auto Radiator, a family-owned and operated automotive cooling parts business with locations in Long Island and Jamaica, New York. Tri-US had been in business for 49 years and had approximately $3 million in sales.
The purchase of Tri-US increases our presence in the New York market and meets our long-term expansion plans. We look forward to serving Tri-US Auto Radiator's customers and to providing them with the same top-level service that they are accustomed to," said Mike Rippey, CEO of 1-800-Radiator.
Entrepreneur magazine recently named 1-800-Radiator as the 37th fastest-growing franchise in the nation in their Annual Franchise 500(R) rankings for 2008.
1-800-Radiator sells radiators, condensers, fan assemblies, gas tanks, heating cores, and other new automotive parts. . In preparation for the summer months, many of 1-800-Radiator's franchise locations have started selling air conditioning parts. In almost all cases, it provides same day delivery to customers at their businesses or homes within a few hours.
1-800-Radiator is an auto parts distribution franchise and the largest independent parts distributor in the nation with 210 locations in the US and Canada. The 1-800-Radiator business model provides retail and wholesale customers with radiators delivered to their doorstep in a matter of hours at competitive pricing. To their franchisees, 1-800-Radiator provides state-of-the-art software technology, along with 24-7 support.