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FleetPride Acquires Long Island Truck Parts of Medford, New York

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FleetPride Acquires Long Island Truck Parts of Medford, New York

PR Newswire

IRVING, Texas, Aug. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FleetPride, Inc. announced today that it has acquired the assets of Long Island Truck Parts, based in Medford, New York. Founded by Anthony Naples in 1972, the company is currently owned by Bobby Naples, Paul Naples, and Deborah Wilson with four locations on Long Island: Medford, New Hyde Park, Riverhead, and West Babylon.

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"We have made and will continue to make many great acquisitions at FleetPride, but Long Island Truck Parts represents the best of what makes the heavy-duty aftermarket so exciting today," said FleetPride CEO Al Dragone. "They are as relevant and successful today as they were when the company was started by Anthony Naples so many years ago. We are truly excited to have the chance to work alongside the entire LITP family over the coming years."

"While the decision to sell is never an easy one, the chance to join a company like FleetPride is one we could not pass up," added Bobby Naples. "Our customers will be well supported with FleetPride's deep and diverse inventory, its distribution center in Connecticut, and locations throughout the Northeast. This move also provides our employees with new sales and career opportunities, both locally and across FleetPride's nationwide network." Naples will remain with FleetPride as an area manager to supervise the four former LITP locations in a newly-created territory.

About FleetPride, Inc.

Formed in 1999, and headquartered in Irving, TX, FleetPride is the nation's largest distributor of truck and trailer parts in the independent heavy-duty aftermarket channel. FleetPride operates nearly 270 locations in 46 states and carries over 400+ nationally recognized brands. Operating through five regional distribution centers, FleetPride serves a diverse customer base across multiple industries including general freight, leasing, municipalities, agriculture, food and beverage, construction and waste management. In addition, FleetPride offers in-house remanufactured products such as brake shoes and driveline components. Truck and trailer drive-in repair services are also offered at a number of locations under the FleetCare brand. We Are The Heavy-Duty Experts™.

 

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SOURCE FleetPride, Inc.

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