Power Distributors, a Columbus, Ohio-headquartered provider of sales, marketing and distribution solutions for the outdoor power industry, announced March 1 that it has acquired the assets of Midwest Engine Warehouse (MWE), which is headquartered in Aurora, Ill. The two companies have shared a long and successful history of service distribution to the outdoor power equipment industry. The combined company brings together the talents and resources of each organization to serve and supply an expanded sales and distribution footprint now extending across all 50 U.S. states.
With this acquisition, Power Distributors now supplies more than 25,000 independent lawn & garden dealers; rental accounts; and industrial, hardware and retail accounts nationwide from 11 distribution centers, multiple customer contact centers and administrative facilities strategically located throughout the United States.
“We are excited to announce the addition of Midwest Engine Warehouse to our company,” said Matthew Finn, president of Power Distributors. “With the addition of the Midwest Engine Warehouse distribution centers and sales territories in the Great Plains, Rocky Mountain and Pacific regions, our presence now extends into all 50 U.S. states, providing us with the coverage to deliver unparalleled national solutions to our partners and the reach to connect every customer, no matter their size or location, to our service and brand offering. As we move forward, we see extraordinary opportunities ahead and are well situated to continue to execute on our plan.”
Established in 2014, Power Distributors was formed from the combination of leading regional outdoor power distribution companies Atlantic Power, Central Power Systems, Magneto Power, Midwest Engine Warehouse, Preferred Power and SEDCO.