Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc. to Acquire Carparts Distribution Center, Inc.

Press Release

Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc. to Acquire

Carparts Distribution Center, Inc.

Rochester, New York, December 3, 2021:  We are pleased to announce that Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc., a Rochester, New York based corporation (“Hahn”) and Carparts Distribution Center, Inc., a Plaistow, New Hampshire based company (“Carparts”), have signed a definitive agreement for Hahn to acquire Carparts.  Both Hahn and Carparts are warehouse distributors of aftermarket automotive parts.  Stan Lewis, Carparts’ President, will continue with the company following the completion of the transaction.  Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close on or about December 27, 2021, were not disclosed.

Carparts is a warehouse distributor of aftermarket automotive parts with its main warehouse location in Plaistow, New Hampshire, along with twenty (20) jobber/retail stores located in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine.  Hahn and Carparts are both members of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc., a leading international buying and marketing association. Hahn decided to acquire Carparts based on Carparts’ performance as a well-managed company with a commitment to growth and customer service in the New England market.

Maggie Maleno, long time shareholder of Carparts, said, “I am thrilled our family business is going from my family to another family business.  It was important for my employees to have a welcoming place to work.” Carparts’ President, Stan Lewis, stated, “We are extremely pleased to be joining Hahn to continue with the business of the combined Hahn/Carparts entity.  This combination provides significant opportunities for growth for our customers, including enhanced sales and marketing efforts throughout the New England area.”

About Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc. Hahn is a distributor of automotive aftermarket parts through its 20 strategically located distribution centers to 60 Advantage Auto Stores and over 2,000 independent jobbers, in the Midwest and along the Eastern Seaboard.  Hahn also owns and operates its wholly-owned subsidiary, Prime Automotive Parts Co., Inc., with its main warehouse in Glendale, New York, and 25 pick-up warehouses located in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.