Dorman Products acquires MAS Automotive Distribution

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By Ted Liu

Dorman Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:DORM), a leading supplier in the automotive aftermarket, has acquired MAS Automotive Distribution Inc. (MAS Industries), a premium chassis parts and control arm company. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Boisbriand, Quebec based MAS Industries designs and makes premium quality chassis, steering, suspension and alignment components for the Automotive Aftermarket throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

“The acquisition of MAS Industries reflects Dorman’s commitment to Aftermarket leadership in the chassis and suspension categories. I am excited for the future opportunities presented by this new partnership as Dorman will now offer customers the most comprehensive chassis offering in today’s Aftermarket. Dorman’s full-line of Premium Chassis and Control Arms will be perfectly complemented by the addition of MAS Industries’ chassis and control arms coverage of premium, value and fleet full-line programs for all makes. We look forward to meeting with all of MAS Industries’ customers next week at AWDA and AAPEX in Las Vegas,’ said Matt Barton, President and Chief Executive Officer.

MAS Industries is expected to generate approximately $40 million of net sales for the twelve months ended December 30, 2017.

Colmar, Pennsylvania based Dorman Products is a leading supplier of Dealer “Exclusive” replacement parts to the Automotive, Medium and Heavy Duty Aftermarkets. Dorman products are marketed under the Dorman®, OE Solutions™, HELP!®, AutoGrade™, First Stop™, Conduct‑Tite®, TECHoice™, Dorman® Hybrid Drive Batteries and Dorman HD Solutions™ brand names.

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