DealerShop acquires Total Tool, Expanding Automotive Shop Equipment Sales and Service Capabilities
BLOOMFIELD HILLS and CLEVELAND, February 16, 2022 – DealerShop, based in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and Resilience Capital Partners, a Cleveland-based private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired Total Tool, a full-service distributor that sells and services a wide variety of automotive shop equipment in the Northeastern USA.
The expertise of market-leading Total Tool builds on DealerShop’s equipment offering by expanding into new products and includes value-added services such as expert installation, preventive maintenance, spare parts, training, and equipment certifications.
As a result of the acquisition, DealerShop plans to accelerate its automotive equipment sales and service growth in upstate New York, Vermont, Western Massachusetts, and Connecticut.
“The talented and experienced Total Tool team has provided exceptional equipment distribution, maintenance and repair for 40 years,” said Bill Gryzenia, DealerShop’s President & CEO. “We look forward to enhancing our full-service value for all customers by combining Total Tool with DealerShop’s wide array of dealership and collision center offerings.”
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