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Keystone Automotive Operations Announces Opening of Portland, Oregon Warehouse Operations

Article · June 21, 2012

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Exeter, PA  – Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc. announced today that the company is again expanding its operations, in order to serve its customers better in the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada. The company has been very actively growing over the past few years and will be opening its fifth warehouse in the Portland Metropolitan Area. As part of Keystone's recent acquisition of NTP Distribution, Inc. (a leading Wholesale Distributor of aftermarket RV products, parts and accessories), Keystone is now able to supply automotive products from this major location.

Keystone's leadership is very enthusiastic about this expanded capability. "We have made significant investments like this in our business in combination with the expansion of cross-dock operations and truck runs and we look forward to providing better service for our customers," said Keystone's VP of Operations, Chris Koshinski. "These improvements will certainly offer a new and stronger value proposition to the performance automotive market's customers in the Pacific Northwest," said, Christopher Patti, VP of US Sales. "All this leads to increased service level and inventory positions which will enable us to retain and increase our ever growing Western customer base," said, Ralph Ruzzi, VP of Canada Sales.

About Keystone Automotive
Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc. and its affiliates are wholesale distributors and retailers of aftermarket automotive accessories and equipment, servicing customers in all regions of the United States and provinces of Canada, as well as various other international locations. The Company's five warehouses and fleet of over 300 trucks provide multi-day per week delivery and returns to the 48 contiguous states and 9 provinces of Canada. Keystone sells and distributes specialty automotive products, including accessories, trim items, wheels, tires and suspension parts, and high performance parts to approximately 15,000 customers. The Company is headquartered in Exeter, PA.

For more information about Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc., visit Keystone Automotive

About NTP Distribution, Inc.
NTP Distribution, Inc. is a national provider of quality aftermarket products, parts, and accessories for dealers in the recreational vehicle and hitch and tow industries. Wallace J. Lewis founded the company in 1962 as Northwest Trailer Parts. Today the company has 200 employees, 5 distribution centers across the U.S. NTP's corporate headquarters is located in Wilsonville, OR.

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