Two HDA Truck Pride distributors to merge

Truck driving to Long Island

HDA Truck Pride members A&A Brake Service and All Systems Brake are merging to create an aftermarket powerhouse in New York. 

A&A Brake Service is located in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was established in 1944. All Systems Brake was established in 1976 and has multiple locations on Long Island. With more than 125 years of combined knowledge, customer service, inventory management and more coming together, the merged companies will now be known as AA Systems Truck and Bus LLC. 

AA Systems Truck and Bus will be led by Gerald Abatemarco, Richie Caiazza, and John Gallina. As the next generation of their respective family businesses, and having grown up in the industry, this new leadership will deliver value to their customers for years to come, the company says.

Additionally, the combined power of AA Systems Truck and Bus will enable for focused attention on current customers, expanding the customer base and enhanced operations for continued success into the future. The merger will drive even more value to customers and push the team to expand into new products and new markets, the company says.

“Our entire focus is customer service. You can count on AA Systems Truck and Bus. We also have a million ideas for how to change things up to drive efficiencies. Technology is one of the things we’ll use in our favor,” says Richie Caiazza. “We’re ready to take on New York City and Long Island as AA Systems Truck and Bus!”

“The independent aftermarket is alive and well," adds HDA Truck Pride President and CEO Tina Hubbard. “Jerry Abatemarco, Tony Caiazza and Joe Gallina are ready to let the next generation take the reins and expand their legacy. Their blood, sweat and tears have paved the way. New York has a new powerhouse!”

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