Les Schwab Tire Centers announces purchase of 9-store Wyoming tire business

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) – Les Schwab Tire Centers, the nation’s highest-ranked, most customer-focused tire retailer, announced Monday it has reached an agreement to acquire Plains Tire Co., an 80-year-old tire company with nine stores in Wyoming.

Les Schwab will purchase Plains Tire for an undisclosed sum, said Les Schwab CEO Jack Cuniff.

“We opened our first store in Wyoming in Rock Springs in 2019, with plans to grow our footprint over time. With this purchase, we are able to serve much of the state in one step,” Cuniff said. “Plains Tire is a strong and healthy company, and it’s exciting to be able to speed up our growth by welcoming these stores, employees and customers into Les Schwab.”

Plains Tire owner Larry Nicholls said Les Schwab is the right buyer at the right time.

“Plains Tire is strong because our hard-working employees provide the excellent service our customers rely on,” Nichols said. “Being part of…

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