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Reading Truck Group Buys Semi Service to Expand West

The addition of Semi Service expanded Reading’s footprint into the West while giving it a total of 17 centers nationwide.
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Reading Truck Group announced on Thursday that it has bought Semi Service, Inc., which is a distributor and upfitter specializing in work truck and semi-truck equipment sales, installation, service and repair. Financial terms of the deal weren’t available.

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

“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,” said 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.”

Founded in 1972, Semi Services’ portfolio includes trailer sales, commercial truck equipment, snow and ice control and CNG conversions across 11 Western states.

Reading Truck Group, which is a business unit of J.B. Poindexter & Co., consists of Reading Truck Body, the manufacturing arm of the business, and Reading Truck Equipment, the company-owned distribution and installation business.

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