Uni-Select expands its reach in British Columbia with the acquisition of Alder Auto Parts

Boucherville (Québec), June 14, 2024 – Uni-Select is proud to announce the strategic acquisition of Alder Auto Parts in British Columbia, bringing the total number of corporate stores in the province to 21.

Alder Auto Parts, a long-standing Uni-Select member founded in 1978, has become a key player in the automotive aftermarket and industrial sector, with 3 locations in Aldergrove, Port Kells, and Cloverdale and a dedicated team of 34 employees.

"We are excited to welcome a well-established family-owned business with strong regional roots and a shared commitment to our core values and quality service," stated Emilie Gaudet, President and Chief Operating Officer of Uni-Select. "This acquisition is a testament to our robust growth strategy and our dedication to maintaining the legacy of businesses we proudly incorporate into our family."

Mr. John Feddersen, president of Alder Auto Parts, shared, "Joining Uni-Select starts a new and important chapter for us. We are proud to unite with a company that respects our heritage and shares our values. This partnership will amplify our strengths and continue the legacy we have built in this community."

"This acquisition will enable us to build on Alder Auto Parts’ market position and expertise to expand our business in new segments and deepen our relationship in the local community," added Emilie Gaudet.


With over 2,000 employees across Canada, Uni-Select delivers automotive excellence and unparalleled customer service. At the core of its Canadian operations, Bumper to Bumper is Uni-Select’s flagship brand with a coast-to-coast network of over 1,000 independent automotive parts stores, more than 120 company-owned stores, 100 automotive service providers and 9 strategic distribution centers, serving more than 20,000 clients, including nearly 4,000 through its automotive repair banners, as well as national accounts, independent automotive service suppliers, car dealerships, body shops, and industrial customers.

Uni-Select Inc. proudly stands as a key member within the LKQ Group, a global leader in alternative and specialized automotive parts with its impressive team of 49,000 dedicated employees across 1,600 locations in 25 countries. As part of LKQ Corporation, Uni-Select leverages its extensive global footprint and its heritage of international excellence and local expertise to drive innovation and growth within the aftermarket sector.