RelaDyne Acquires A&W Oil & Tire Company of Augusta

Staff Report From Augusta CEO

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

RelaDyne, one of the nation’s leading providers of lubricants, fuel, diesel exhaust fluid, and industrial reliability services, has acquired A&W Oil & Tire Company, Inc., a fuel and lubricant distributor. This acquisition extends RelaDyne’s geographical footprint in the southeast region of the United States.

A&W Oil, headquartered in Augusta, Georgia, with a second facility in Waynesboro, serves eastern Georgia and western South Carolina with quality fuels and lubricants. As part of RelaDyne, A&W Oil will handle this geography with expanded products and capabilities. The introduction of RelaDyne Reliability Services to A&W’s marketplace and OEMs will add substantial value to the current and prospective A&W Oil customer base.

“We are thrilled to be joining the RelaDyne team,” said John Sylvester, Jr., President of A&W Oil Company. “Our partnership with RelaDyne will be a great expansion of resources, products and services for our loyal customers. All of our employees are now part of the RelaDyne family of companies, providing the same exceptional service to our great customers.”

“We are very excited to welcome both the associates and customers of A&W Oil to the RelaDyne family,” stated Larry Stoddard, RelaDyne President and CEO. “Our acquisition strategy has remained consistent – expand RelaDyne geographically through high quality companies with great people and integrate our robust products and services to create long term value to our associates, customers, and investors. The acquisition of A&W Oil continues this strategy.”

RelaDyne continues to be the “Acquirer of Choice” in the lubricants, fuel, and reliability segments. “The acquisition of A&W Oil Company is the third acquisition for RelaDyne in 2018 and our first in Georgia,” said RelaDyne CSO, Jeff Hart. “RelaDyne continues to make significant investments to acquire, integrate and grow these companies once they join RelaDyne. Our acquisition pace continues to increase as we create a national distribution platform.”