WESTCHESTER, Ill., Aug. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fenix Parts, Inc. (Nasdaq:FENX), a leading recycler and reseller of original equipment manufacturer ("OEM") automotive products, today announced the acquisition of Ocean County Auto Wreckers, Inc. ("Ocean County") in Bayville, New Jersey. Founded in 1959, Ocean County is a full-service auto recycling facility and represents Fenix Parts' second location in New Jersey. For the 12 months ended June 30, 2015, Ocean County had revenues of approximately $8.0 million.
Kent Robertson, CEO of Fenix Parts, said, "We are pleased to announce our first acquisition since our IPO and related combination in May as we welcome the Ocean County team to Fenix Parts. Ocean County is a high-quality auto recycler that meets all of our acquisition criteria, with strong leadership and operations adjacent to our existing markets that will expand our distribution, dismantling, warehouse and yard capacity."
Robertson continued, "With the addition of Ocean County, we now have 14 facilities located primarily in the northeastern U.S. and Canada, allowing Fenix to provide customers access to a larger, more diverse inventory and better product availability. We look forward to announcing future acquisitions as we continue to execute our expansion strategy."
About Fenix Parts
Fenix Parts is a leading recycler and reseller of original equipment manufacturer ("OEM") automotive products. The company's primary business is auto recycling, which is the recovery and resale of OEM parts, components and systems reclaimed from damaged, totaled or low value vehicles. Customers include collision repair shops (body shops), mechanical repair shops, auto dealerships and individual retail customers. Fenix provides its customers with high-quality recycled OEM products, extensive inventory and product availability, responsive customer service and fast delivery.
Fenix was founded in January 2014 to combine eight founding companies and create a network that offers sales, fulfillment and distribution in key regional markets in the United States and Canada. The founding companies have been in business an average of 25 years and operate from 13 locations.
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