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Bosch announces nationwide distribution partnership with Myers Tire Supply

- National distributor to carry full line of Bosch Wheel Service products

- Balancer Models WBE 4200 and WBE 4400 will be exclusive products available only from Myers Tire Supply

Warren, MI., - Bosch Automotive Service Solutions today announced a nationwide distribution partnership with Myers Tire Supply to carry Bosch Wheel Service equipment. Bosch will offer a full line of wheel balancers, tire changers and brake lathes, through Myers’ nationwide distribution network of more than 160 sales professionals.

“This new distribution partnership helps us provide end users with the quality they expect from Bosch in another area of their shop,” said Ed Prange, Vice President Independent Aftermarket Americas, Bosch Automotive Service Solutions. “Introducing the Wheel Service line via a trusted, established partner like Myers Tire Supply is a huge step in quickly setting Bosch Wheel Service equipment as the leader in the market.”

Through Myers, Bosch will offer dozens of wheel & tire service tools and machines, including exclusive products:

- WBE 4200 LED balancer equipped with innovative programs including EASY FIX auto measuring system and auto wheel weight selection, as well as ADF auto detection function for weight positioning

- WBE 4400 LED balancer with Digital Display

“The addition of Bosch brand to our equipment portfolio gives our sales team a unique advantage over our traditional and non traditional competitors, while also providing our customers with a wide variety of options, ensuring the right selection is made for their specific needs,” said Todd Smith, Myers Tire Supply Vice President and General Manager, Distribution Group. “In addition to broadening the breadth of our equipment product category, we are truly excited to be working with a professional partner like Bosch on expanding our market share with their quality product offering.”

More information on Bosch wheel and tire service products can be found at www.BoschDiagnostics.com.

About Bosch:
The Automotive Aftermarket division (AA) provides the aftermarket and repair shops worldwide with a complete range of diagnostic and repair shop equipment and a wide range of spare parts – from new and exchange parts to repair solutions – for passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Its product portfolio includes products made as Bosch original equipment, as well as aftermarket products and services developed and manufactured in-house. More than 17,000 associates in 150 countries, as well as a global logistics network, ensure that some 650,000 different spare parts reach customers quickly and on time. In its “Automotive Service Solutions” operations, AA supplies testing and repair-shop technology, diagnostic software, service training, and information services. In addition, the division is responsible for the “Bosch Service” repair-shop franchise, one of the world’s largest independent chains of repair-shops, with some 16,000 franchises. In addition, AA is responsible for more than 600 “AutoCrew” partners. Additional information can be accessed at www.bosch-automotive.com.

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In fiscal 2012, its 306,000 associates generated sales of $67.5 billion. Since the beginning of 2013, its operations have been divided into four business sectors: Automotive Technology, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 360 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 50 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent some $6.1 billion for research and development in 2012, and applied for nearly 4,800 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.” Further information is available at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com.

In the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial drives and control technology, power tools, security and communication systems, packaging technology, thermo technology, household appliances, solar energy, healthcare telemedicine and software solutions. Having established a regional presence in 1906, Bosch employs nearly 24,600 associates in more than 100 locations, with consolidated sales of $10.6 billion in fiscal year 2012. For more information, visit www.boschusa.com, www.bosch.com.mx and www.bosch.ca.


Myers Tire Supply 2013 - September 2013

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