Fuel, lubricants distributor adds Mighty Division

Jan. 1, 2020
Parent Petroleum, Inc. is the latest oil and lubricants distributor to acquire a Mighty Auto Parts franchise.
Parent Petroleum, Inc. is the latest oil and lubricants distributor to acquire a Mighty Auto Parts franchise. The new business, Mighty of Greater Chicago, is a wholesale supplier of specialty automotive products and will operate in conjunction with Parent’s Lubricants Division.

Like this article? Sign up for our enews blasts here.

Founded in 1983, Parent Petroleum specializes in the service and sales of petroleum products to retail, commercial and industrial customers. Today, Parent supplies more than 350 gasoline stations. Headquartered in St. Charles, the company operates divisions in fuel, lubricants, retail and real estate. The Fuels Division markets BP, Shell, ExxonMobil, Citgo, Marathon, Phillips and Clark brands. The Lubricants Division is one of Castrol's leading distributors. They also feature lubricants from ConocoPhillips and their “house” brand named Dominion 3. Through their new Mighty operation, they will complement their lubricants sales with Mighty-branded preventive maintenance products including filtration, wipers, lighting products, batteries, brakes, belts, shop supplies and chemicals.

Regarding their new acquisition, Pete Mancini, President, states, “Parent Petroleum has hundreds of loyal lubricant customers. They appreciate us being their supplier and partner. By adding a Mighty franchise, they’ll appreciate what we can do for them even more.”

Dave Martinez, VP Lubricant Sales & Marketing adds, “Mighty offers our customers cost savings through improved inventory management. The Mighty opportunity complements the value-added approach we are known for in our business. We can now provide our lubricants customers with a full service solution.”

Mighty Distributing System of America is a Norcross, Georgia-based franchisor with 112 franchised distributors in 41 states. Mighty has been a premier supplier of high quality aftermarket products and inventory control services exclusively to automotive professionals since 1963.

About the Author

These are press releases approved by our Aftermarket Business World Editors

Sponsored Recommendations

Cam & Crank Sensor Training Series

Today's advanced engines depend on accurate and consistent information from cam and crank sensors for performance, fuel economy and emissions, and not all cam and crank sensors...

Buying Your Next Diagnostic Tablet

When you last invested in a diagnostic tablet for your shop, did you consider it a potential gateway to increased revenue? Probably not. It’s likely you viewed it as a necessary...

Access Carside OEM Repair Data with MOTOR TruSpeed

Now available on all Autel MaxiSYS Ultra Series tools, MOTOR TruSpeed Repair delivers expanded OEM service and repair data within days of being published by

ADAS Case Study: From 10 Calibrations a Month to Over 10 A Day

Originally published by Vehicle Service Pros, March 26, 2024

Voice Your Opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Vehicle Service Pros, create an account today!