Reading Truck Group expands west with acquisition

Reading Truck Group announced has acquired Semi Service Inc., a distributor and upfitter specializing in work truck and semi-truck equipment sales, installation, service and repair.

With two locations in Salt Lake City, Utah, and one in Caldwell, Idaho, the addition of Semi Service expands Reading’s footprint into the west and positions the company for further growth.

“Reading Truck Group and Semi Service are synergistic organizations with shared values and a history of delivering quality products and services to the commercial truck market,” says Alan Farash, president and COO, Reading Truck Group. “With an excellent reputation for providing a high-level of customer service, the acquisition of Semi Service further demonstrates our commitment to delivering greater customer value.”

“We’re very excited about the future,” says Mike Anderson, vice president, Semi Service. “Reading Truck and Semi Service are well-aligned in our visions and growth strategies. Joining the Reading Truck Group will be very beneficial to our teams and our customers.”

The addition of Semi Service, and its three locations to the Reading portfolio, increases the number of Reading’s distribution and upfitting locations to 17 centers nationwide, the company says.

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“Semi Service is a well-established and highly regarded company with state-of-the-art facilities and a talented team in place. We’re thrilled that Mike Anderson will stay on with us and continue to lead those operations,” says Farash.

In addition to expanding Reading’s national footprint, the acquisition of Semi Service, also increases the range of products and services available to customers, while complementing the portfolio of business units owned by J.B. Poindexter & Co., a best-in-class manufacturing and commercial transportation business enterprise, the company says.

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