ATD Buying Minnesota Wholesaler
(Akron/Tire Review) American Tire Distributors Inc. has agreed to purchase Minneapolis-based Samaritan Wholesale Tire Co., which covers eastern Minnesota and parts of western Wisconsin. Samaritan co-owner Jay Halvorson will join ATD to help manage the Minneapolis operation.
“Samaritan is a premier tyre distributor in their geographic area. They have built a solid business based on strong management, efficient operations, and, most importantly, an unwavering commitment to customer service,” said ATD Chairman and CEO Dick Johnson. “Samaritan Tire, including its strong team of people, will be an excellent complement to our existing Midwest distribution centres in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Des Moines, Iowa, and Lincoln, Nebraska”