Reading Truck Group acquired Semi Service, Inc., a distributor and upfitter of work truck equipment, installation, service, and repair. With locations in Salt Lake City, Utah, and Caldwell, Idaho, the acquisition expands Reading’s footprint into the west. It also positions Reading 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 of 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,” states 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.”
Further, 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. “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,” Farash says.
Additionally, the acquisition of Semi Service, Inc. increases Reading’s products and services while complementing the business units owned by J.B. Poindexter & Co.
Established in 1972, Semi Service serves 11 western states in truck equipment as well as snow control and CNG conversions.