Wednesday, 05 May 2021 16:05

Ogden Auto Color Joins Wesco Group

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Wesco Group, a leading paint, body and equipment distributor in the Western U.S. and Canada, is pleased to announce Ogden Auto Color has joined the Wesco family of companies.

Ogden Auto Color is based in Ogden, UT, with three locations serving Utah in Ogden, Salt Lake City and Orem. Ogden Auto Color was founded in 1929 in Ogden and has been selling refinish paint since the 1950s.


Bret Thorpe, an owner of Ogden Auto Color, will stay on and join the management team at Wesco.


“Wesco is a family driven company as is Ogden Auto Color. We are excited to now be part of bigger family and are looking forward to our future together,” said Thorpe.


“We are excited to welcome Auto Color customers and employees to the Wesco organization," said Lloyd White, CEO of Wesco Group. "This will expand our footprint in Utah, and we look forward to carrying on the long tradition of serving Auto Color customers and working together on our many growth initiatives.”


The combined Wesco Group of companies now sells and services from more than 73 stores, 13 distribution centers and 11 equipment divisions in the Western U.S. and Canada. This makes Wesco Group one of the largest privately held PBE distributors in North America.


Source: Wesco Group

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