By: PRLog
APP announces acquisition of Ford Motorcraft OEM Product Line
PR Log - Nov 01, 2012 - Associated Petroleum Products (APP) headquartered in Tacoma, Washington has acquired the Ford Motorcraft OEM (Original Engine Manufacturer) product line and its related customer base from Shultz Distributing effective November 1, 2012.  They will assume the responsibility as the new Western Washington Motorcraft Bulk Oil Distributor serving the Seattle Metro Area Ford, Lincoln Dealers, including the South Puget Sound, Peninsula, and North County Areas.

“Acquiring a strong brand such as Motorcraft is a perfect fit to our organization,” commented Frank Pupo, Jr., Executive VP/COO.  “Our reputation of high quality products and service with Chevron lubricants and other petroleum related services will benefit both APP and Ford Motorcraft as we share in the knowledge of a premium product line and similar business philosophy of outstanding customer service”.

APP’s Automotive Services & Benefits

● Car Dealer Services to increase revenue and customer satisfaction index scores
● Quick Lube Programs featuring Motorcraft Quick Lane, Havoline Xpress Lube, and Chevron Builder
● Automotive Installer Programs
● Co-Op Advertising
● Personal Inventory Management
● Equipment Programs
● Bulk Fuel Delivery & CFN® and Pacific Pride Cardlock Networks

About APP

Associated Petroleum Products (APP), is a family-owned, second generation business that has been voted into the Top 150 Privately-Owned Companies in Washington State, one of the Ten Fastest Growing Companies in the State of Washington, One of the Top Places to Work, One of the Top 50-Propane Retail Marketers in the United States, and voted Best in The Northwest Washington Family Business of the Year.

APP operates multiple locations in Western Washington each featuring large quantities of fuels, lubricants, and propane, plus a chain of CFN® and Pacific Pride cardlock and retail station services.

For further information contact:

Jim Pederson
APP General Sales Manager

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