Jack Williams Buys Lehigh Tire - Tire Review Magazine

Jack Williams Buys Lehigh Tire

(Akron/Tire Review) Jack Williams Tire Co. has acquired Freemansburg, Pa.-based Lehigh Tire and Service Centers.

The deal for the wholesale/retail dealership closed on Jan. 2.

Lehigh Tire was founded in 1978 by Steve Grimes in 1978 and grew to include four retail stores throughout the Lehigh Valley area and a wholesale tire operation at its Freemansburg headquarters. Lehigh Tire joined the American Car Care Centers program in 2002; Jack Williams Tire served as its ACCC distributor.

 “We are committed to providing the same high quality service that Lehigh Tire is known for, and will add additional services and products through Jack Williams Tire,” said Bill Williams, chairman and CEO.

Former co-owners Steve Grimes and Hank Ensig have accepted management positions with Jack Williams Tire, and the new owner plans on employing all existing Lehigh Tire employees.

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