Chicago, IL – July 31, 2015 – Reliable Parts Holdings LLC (“Reliable” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Dot Family Holdings, LLC (“DFH”), is pleased to announce a strategic combination with Appliance Parts Depot, LP (“APD”). Specific terms of the transaction were undisclosed. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, APD is a value-added distributor of major appliance parts and related accessories with 14 locations across Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Louisiana, and Florida. APD is an authorized parts supplier for leading manufacturers including Whirlpool, General Electric, Electrolux, and Samsung.

“Reliable and APD are highly complementary companies,” said Martin Street, CEO of Reliable Parts, “we believe that the combination makes tremendous sense for our customers, channel partners, and employees.”

The combined business will be one of the largest distributors of appliance parts and related accessories in North America, consisting of 8 distribution centers and 59 branch locations throughout the United States and Canada. Because of APD’s highly complementary geographic footprint in the United States, no immediate changes are planned at either company. The existing facilities will retain their respective trade names, and all employees will remain in their current roles.

“APD is a market leader in the appliance parts distribution industry, and Reliable Parts is excited to partner with the company’s talented management team to leverage our collective footprint in the United States.” said John Tracy, CEO of DFH.

About Reliable Parts / APD

Founded in 1933 and headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Reliable Parts is one of the largest value-added distributors of appliance parts, accessories, filters, detergents, and related products in the North America. Reliable (with the combination of APD) has eight distribution centers across North America with 59 additional branch locations and serves as a full-service, authorized parts supplier of leading manufacturers including Whirlpool, General Electric, Samsung and Electrolux. For more information, please visit