AP Exhaust to Acquire International Mufflers

Sep 23, 2013

AP Exhaust Technologies Inc., a maker of replacement exhaust and emissions products based in Goldsboro, N.C., has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of London, Tenn.-based International Muffler Co. (IMCO).

“AP Exhaust’s integrated production capabilities, excellent service levels, complete product offering and nationwide distribution reach will provide our customers with an excellent partner to support their growth,” said Kenneth Banks, president and owner of IMCO. “We believe that this is the right long-term plan for our customers.”

IMCO is a manufacturer of replacement exhaust and emissions products, including parts marketed under the IMCO, Maremont and Cherry Bomb brands.

“This acquisition supports our objectives of growth and expansion of our product offering to serve our customers,” said Vange Proimos, president and CEO of AP Exhaust. “It also adds several well-known brands to our portfolio and expands our customer base and channels. We look forward to working with the customers that have been supportive of IMCO for so many years.”