Pugh Lubricants, Apollo Oil, Veteran’s Oil, and Halco Lubricants (“Pugh-Apollo-Veterans-Halco”) continued its geographic expansion when it added Jonesboro, AR based Mid-South Sales to its growing list of companies, effective January 9, 2019. Mid-South Sales is a well-established regional distributor of lubricants, fuel and related products covering AR, and portions of MS, TN, AL, and MO from 7 facilities in Arkansas and Western Tennessee. Mid-South Sales is the fourth company to join the Pugh-Apollo-Veterans-Halco group in the last two years.
“Mid-South Sales is a first-class organization.” said Mike Pugh, President of Pugh-Apollo-Veterans-Halco. “Murray Benton Sr. and his team have built a great reputation for quality customer service and we are delighted that Murray, Perry Byrd, and the entire Mid-South team will be staying with the company and joining our group. The addition of their organization provides operational expertise and efficiencies and is line with our continuing objective to partner with established, well-run distributors.
“Murray Benton Sr., President of Mid-South Sales, said, “We are confident that we have chosen the right partner in Pugh-Apollo-Veterans-Halco. Their deep experience and understanding of our industry made them the logical choice to help us achieve our ambitious growth plans. The combination of resources and organizational strengths positions us for further service and product enhancements as well as providing new career and professional opportunities for our employees.”
Stephens, Inc. served as financial advisor to Mid-South Sales.
Pugh-Apollo-Veterans-Halco is a distributor of nationally branded and private label finished lubricants, fuel, antifreeze, diesel exhaust fluid, and other ancillary product lines throughout the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, and portions of Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Illinois, and Indiana. For additional information, visit www.PughLubricants.com, www.ApolloOil.com, and www.VeteransOilInc.com, and www.HalcoLubricants.com.
About Mid-South Sales
Mid-South Sales is a distributor of fuel, finished lubricants, antifreeze, and other ancillary product lines throughout Arkansas, and portions of Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Missouri. For additional information, visit www.midsouthsales.com.