Chino, California, December 29, 2011 - Creative Bus Sales, the nation's largest commercial bus dealership, today announced completion of the acquisition of Phoenix, Arizona based Arizona Bus Sales and Albuquerque based New Mexico Bus Sales. Under the terms of the agreement, Creative has purchased a substantial portion of Arizona Bus Sales' assets. The company will continue to operate under the names Arizona Bus Sales and New Mexico Bus Sales from their current locations in Phoenix and Albuquerque.
President Tony Matijevich stated, "Creative Bus Sales is extremely proud to announce the acquisition of Arizona and New Mexico Bus Sales. We welcome Paul Miller and his entire organization into the Creative family of companies. Paul and his staff are industry experts with decades of experience that will greatly benefit our current operations." When asked about the acquisition, Mr. Matijevich commented, "I believe Arizona Bus Sales will benefit tremendously from the resources and systems that will be provided by Creative Bus Sales. It is our intention to grow their operations within Arizona and New Mexico and expand the services offered by Arizona and New Mexico Bus Sales."
Arizona Bus Sales and New Mexico Bus Sales are major providers of para-transit buses to the states of Arizona and New Mexico, as well as transit agencies and private operators. Like Creative Bus Sales, Arizona Bus Sales is a family owned and operated company with a long history of sales and service to the transit and shuttle markets. Arizona Bus Sales is located in a state of the art, three building facility directly adjacent to the Phoenix airport.
ABOUT CREATIVE BUS SALES - Creative Bus Sales is the largest commercial bus dealership in the country, offering products from 12 of the largest school bus and commercial bus manufacturers. Creative Bus Sales has multiple locations across the United States. Creative Bus Sales is also the largest up-fitter of alternative fuel systems to the commercial bus industry.
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