Heartland Automotive Services (Irving, TX), the largest U.S. Jiffy Lube franchisee, has expanded into a new market with the acquisition of 18 locations in the Spokane, WA area, including nearby communities in Idaho and Oregon. This comes via the purchase of 15 locations from the Tri-City Fast Lube and three locations from the Tuber Luber ownership groups.
“Building on Jiffy Lube Heartland’s strong footprint in the Washington state area, this acquisition allows us to grow our presence in this region to more than 100 locations,” said Brett Ponton, CEO of Jiffy Lube Heartland.
Over the past several months, Jiffy Lube Heartland has been active on the acquisition front. In 2011 alone, the company’s acquisitions have grown its total number of locations by more than 16 percent. Jiffy Lube Heartland operates more than 470 shops nationwide.