Uni-Select Acquires Metro Paint Supplies Group
February 18, 2014—Uni-Select Inc., a distributor of replacement parts and paint products for motor vehicles in North America, announced Monday that its subsidiary, FinishMaster Inc., completed the acquisition of the assets of Metro Paint Supplies Group.
This includes the assets of Metro Paint Supplies Inc., Midwest Refinishings Supply Inc., and Automotive Coatings & Equipment LLC. This acquisition will increase FinishMaster’s presence in both the Chicago and Colorado markets.
“We are pleased to welcome the Metro Paint Supplies Group to FinishMaster,” said Steve Arndt, president and COO of FinishMaster. “This team has a strong tradition of providing great value to their customers, and that tradition will continue after the acquisition.”
The Metro Paint Supplies Group has served automotive and industrial customers in the Midwest since 1951, operating three stores and one warehouse in the Chicago metropolitan area, and additional stores in Denver and in Colorado Springs.