LKQ further diversifies with Pittsburgh Glass Works acquisition

LKQ started off as a recycled parts provider, but acquisitions over the last decade have turned the company into a broad-spectrum collision vendor. The latest deal, to acquire Pittsburgh Glass Works, sees LKQ moving into automotive glass.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario — March 1, 2016 — LKQ has announced it will acquire Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) from private equity firm Kohlberg & Co. and PPG Industries, an acquisition that continues the company’s recent diversification efforts. PGW is a major player in the auto glass manufacturing business. The price of the purchase […]