Painters Supply & Equipment Expands in Ga.
March 19, 2019—Painters Supply & Equipment Co. (PSE) recently announced it has completed the acquisition of Automotive Paint & Equipment (AP&E). The acquisition adds six locations in Georgia and further expands PSE’s market presence in the southern portion of the U.S.
AP&E is a platinum distributor that's headquartered in Warner Robins, Ga., with additional stores in Brunswick, Dublin, Macon, Savannah and Statesboro. Founded in 1987, AP&E has been owned and operated by Dean and Brian Wilkerson.
Brian Wilkerson will assume a leadership role as regional manager with PSE. Wilkerson will be responsible for continued growth in the region and ensuring his team continues to service customers respectably.
Founded in 1952 and headquartered in Taylor, Mich., PSE has grown to 43 branch locations across Michigan, Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio and Pennsylvania. PSE serves more than 7,000 customers, including collision repair shops, auto dealerships, fleet operators, and more.