THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc. the nation's largest independent aftermarket distributor of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts, announced the acquisition of Interstate Turbo Supply located at 7725 Dahlia Street in Commerce City, Colorado. The acquisition will provide FleetPride a more diverse customer base, enhanced sales opportunities and an additional location to serve the needs of the heavy-duty parts industry in the Denver, Colorado marketplace.
Interstate Turbo Supply was founded in 1968 by Clenten Miles. His son, Dan Miles, assumed the role of president upon his retirement in 1977. Dan will remain with the company and employment offers were extended to all operational employees.
"The Interstate Turbo Supply acquisition represents FleetPride's second expansion into the greater Denver area. FleetPride's current Denver location, managed by Randy Luttrell, has been very effective in servicing its customer base. Together the two branches will compliment each other by expanding FleetPride's reach within this market," explained W.M. McGee, President and CEO.
"Interstate Turbo Supply has a long history in the Denver area, and as a result, they have an immensely loyal following. Dan Miles and his team have built a superior service model. We are proud to invite the Interstate Turbo Supply employees into the FleetPride family. We look forward to providing the same high level of service to the ITS customers," said Lee Stockseth, Chief Operating Officer.
About FleetPride, Inc.
FleetPride, Inc. (www.fleetpride.com) - America's premier nationwide supplier of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts - operates over 220 locations in 40 states and carries a full line of nationally-recognized, brand-name parts, as well as an assortment of exclusive-brand parts. In addition, FleetPride offers in-house remanufactured products such as brake shoes and driveline components. Truck and trailer repair services are also offered at a number of locations.
About FleetCare by FleetPride
FleetCare (www.fleetcare.info) - FleetPride is proud to offer an exclusive partnership for qualified businesses through its FleetCare affiliation program. In addition to FleetPride's company-owned locations, the FleetCare network, with over 220 heavy-duty truck and trailer centers, services all makes and models, employs highly-trained technicians, provides brand-name parts, extends a nationwide parts warranty program and offers roadside assistance.
SOURCE FleetPride, Inc.