Founded in 1933 as Armature Service Company, the Little Rock, Arkansas, distributor works from a 16,000-sq.-ft. warehouse and 4,500-sq.-ft. showroom, and also have a shop area where they rebuild components and custom cut cables. They also maintain an e-commerce platform, shipping products throughout the U.S. and to other select countries.Read more: Power Heavy Duty adds B Truck & Trailer
“Our roots are deep with electrical parts and service – everything from trucks and cars to boats and tractors – and that’s still our specialty,” said ASC Auto Electric President and CEO Eddie Hairston. “But through the years we’ve expanded our products and services, including diesel particulate filter sales and cleaning.”
The company is also an active contributor for the Arkansas School Bus Mechanics Association annual conference, providing technician training focused on alternators and starters.
“ASC Auto Electric is a great resource and asset to the transportation industry in Arkansas and beyond,” said Jim Pennig, vice president of business development for the VIPAR Heavy Duty Family of Companies. “Their focus on growth and providing end-user customers with the highest quality parts and superior service makes them a perfect addition to the Power Heavy Duty network.”