Highline Aftermarket Announces Acquisition of South/Win, LTD - Expanding Manufacturing Capabilities
Highline Aftermarket announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire South/Win. Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, South/Win is the leading supplier of Windshield Washer Fluid and RV & Marine Antifreeze to retailers and other customers throughout the United States. South/Win operates manufacturing plants in Greensboro, NC; Leominster, MA; Livonia, MI; Arlington, TX; and Sparks, NV. These facilities will join Highline's existing plants in Wilmington, DE and Milwaukee, WI to form a seamless national supply chain for Highline and South/Win customers. Will DuBose, president of South/Win, will lead Highline's combined manufacturing business.
"Over 30 years, Will and Blaine DuBose have built a fantastic business at South/Win, with a reputation for high-quality products and exceptional customer service," stated Darcy Curran, CEO of Highline Aftermarket. "We welcome the DuBose brothers and the rest of the South/Win team to the Highline family. When combined with Highline's existing manufacturing and coast-to-coast distribution capabilities, South/Win strengthens Highline's ability to serve customers nationwide."
Will DuBose, President of South/Win commented, "Blaine and I and our team are excited to continue South/Win's growth as part of the Highline family. We are thrilled for the opportunities that this transaction presents for South/Win's employees, customers, suppliers and other partners."
Financial terms of purchase were not disclosed.
About Highline Aftermarket Headquartered in Memphis, TN, Highline is a leading national distributor of consumable products, with strategic manufacturing capabilities, serving multiple channels across the automotive aftermarket. With over 500 employees and 21 facilities, Highline serves as a critical link between manufacturers and customers, offering a robust portfolio of national brands, original equipment replacement products, private label goods, and in-house chemical blending and packaging capabilities. Highline Aftermarket is a portfolio company of The Sterling Group and was formed through the simultaneous acquisitions of DYK Automotive and Automotive Aftermarket Holdings Corporation in April 2016. To learn more, visit www.highlineaftermarket.com