Mike Futerman arrived in the United States and worked at a family-owned auto parts store where he learned and began to love the business.
Mike purchased Hahn Tire & Battery in Rochester, NY which was the start to his own auto parts business.
Vendors began to sell directly to the company making it a wholesale distributor. The company was renamed to Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
The first acquisition was made of an automotive aftermarket warehouse distributor in Syracuse, NY.
Hahn Automotive joins the program distribution group, Auto Value.
Mike's son, Eli N. Futerman joins the company.
In the 80's, Hahn was one of the first wholesalers to provide jobbers with computer terminals.
Acquisition of United Consolidated Industries, which included 7 distribution facilities and 4 company owned jobber stores.
Acquisition of Alco Standard Warehouse, located in Buffalo, NY.
The Auto Value program was incorporated into the company.
Advantage Auto Stores are established.
Daniel J. Chessin joins the company. Acquisition of AI Automotive’s operations in Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania. This added 4 more distribution centers and 23 company stores.
Mike Futerman was named C.E.O., and Eli N. Futerman became president.
Acquisition of Meisenzahl Auto Parts. This entered Hahn into direct distribution.
Hahn was chosen to be the exclusive supplier of replacement parts for all NY state-owned vehicles. Acquisition of Nu-Way Auto Parts Inc., a group of direct distribution centers in Rochester, NY.
Eli N. Futerman and Daniel J. Chessin became co-presidents of Hahn Automotive Warehouse, Inc.
Acquisition of A&K Sales, Inc., located in Central and Western, NY and Erie, PA. Three more warehouses and 12 company stores were added.
Acquisition of Prime Automotive, headquarters located in Glendale, NY. This added 21 warehouse locations in the Tri-State area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Acquisition of Norwood Auto Parts. Norwood is comprised of eighteen stores and one warehouse all located in the state of New Jersey.
Acquisition of E&L Battery & Ignition Co. E&L is a warehouse distributor of aftermarket automotive parts with its main warehouse location in Newark, New Jersey, along with eight 8 branches.