SEMA eNews Vol. 19, No. 41, October 13, 2016

Polaris Industries Inc. Acquires Transamerican Auto Parts

By SEMA Editors

Transamerican Auto Parts (TAP)—a leading manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer and installer of aftermarket parts and accessories for trucks, Jeeps, SUVs and four-wheel-drive vehicles—has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Polaris Industries Inc.—a global off-road leader with vehicles such as RZR, RANGER, SPORTSMAN and Polaris GENERAL.

“Polaris is a terrific fit for TAP,” said Transamerican President and CEO Greg Adler. “Scott Wine, CEO of Polaris, and his team share our enthusiast-based culture of ‘We Own it. We Sell it. We Live it,’ and our collective customers share a passion for the off-road.”

TAP will continue to operate as it does today under the leadership of Adler and the current management team.

“TAP is committed to expanding our footprint of retail, distribution and industry-leading brands,” stated Adler. “Our focus will remain on the growing truck and Jeep categories while adding the adjacent powersports accessory segment and other potential synergies with Polaris. The strength of Polaris will fuel TAP’s growth plans and ensure a long and successful future for all TAP employees, partners and customers.”

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