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Thursday February 27

Industrial Paint Supply of Omaha Merges with the Arnold Group

Jim Larsen, owner of Industrial Paint Supply (IPS) in Omaha, has announced that IPS has merged with the Arnold Group Light Industrial Coatings Division of Spencer, Iowa.

Mr. Larsen has owned the company since 1991. IPS is a PPG Industrial Coatings distributor. It also distributes Matthews Sign Paint, Carbonline Protective Coatings, and a complete offering of professional painting equipment and supplies.

The Arnold Group is a division of The Merrill Company of Spencer, Iowa. The company is one of the largest partnerships in the United States. The company has grown to include: 36 Arnold Motor Supply automotive parts stores; the Automotive Paint and Equipment store in Illinois; the Light Industrial Coatings Division in Spencer; Industrial Paint Supply of Omaha; The Merrill Company Automotive Parts Distributor in Spencer; Specialty Sales Automotive Parts Distirbutor in Omaha, NE; and 10 Auto Value Parts Stores in Nebraska and Missouri.

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