American Chrome Company

Multi Parts acquires American Chrome Company

Jan. 9, 2024
The acquisition of the family-owned business increased Multi Parts' reach in the heavy-duty market

Multi Parts (MPS) recently acquired American Chrome Company (ACC), growing the company in the heavy-duty channel for suppliers of vehicle aftermarket parts.

“Every ACC customer that I have spoken with has praised the culture of service and quality built by the Hou family,” said Brian Cohn, CEO of MPS.  “As a product of a family business myself, I am honored that they have chosen Multi Parts, and our sponsors at Radial Equity Partners to preserve and enhance that legacy.”

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Founded in 1983 by the Hou family, ACC began as a distributor of chrome wheel accessories for heavy-duty trucks. Under the second-generation leadership of President Linda Hou, the company has grown into a strong supplier to OEMs and Tier suppliers in the heavy-duty truck and trailer markets, providing both aftermarket and production parts and accessories. ACC services these customers out of its ISO 9001- and ISO 14001-certified, 80,000 sq. ft. distribution center in Bolingbrook, IL.

“This is a great day for everyone at ACC,” said Hou. “MPS’ best-in-class ability to engineer mechanical, electrical, and electronic parts for every vehicle type is going to supercharge our ability to bring new products and services to our customers.”