Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc. (APH), a family-owned third-generation auto parts retail and store group, announced the acquisition of Hedahls Inc., a leading auto parts wholesale company with 22 branches in four states. Following the acquisition, the 22 branches of Hedahls will be renamed Hedahls Auto Value and will bring the number of APH corporate stores to 121.
Hedahls Inc., owned and operated by third generation family member Dick Hedahl, has been in business since 1906. Based in Bismarck, North Dakota, Hedahls’ network of 22 stores serves Minnesota, North Dakota , South Dakota and Montana. NEMAC Warehouse and BENCO Equipment Co. are also included in the sale.
âWe are delighted to welcome Hedahls to the APH family. They have built an impressive team and have provided a high level of service to their customers for over 110 years, âsaid Corey Bartlett, President and CEO of APH. âWe are delighted to add Montana and South Dakota to the list of states we serve. “
Dick Hedahl, President and CEO of Hedahls, added, âAs we looked to the future of Hedahls, we recognized that APH was a natural fit to continue our growth. The APH team has a strong culture, and we share the same values ââand focus on caring for customers and employees. In addition, the APH team has the experience and resources available to provide great opportunities for our team and great solutions for our clients.