AAEQ Manufacturers and Recyclers Changes Name to A&A Midwest
Scott Stolberg, president and CEO of AAEQ Manufacturers and Recyclers, announced that the company has changed its corporate name to A&A Midwest effective Jan. 1, 2012.
The company's cores, recycling and auto wrecking divisions will utilize
the new corporate name and be respectively known as A&A Midwest
Cores, A&A Midwest Recycling and A&A Midwest Auto Wrecking. The
company's two divisions for engine parts and transmission parts will
continue as EngineQuest (EQ) and TransmissionQuest (TQ).
"My father and uncle started the company in 1949 as A&A Midwest,
signifying their two first names, Aaron and Alex, and Midwest identified
their location in Chicago," explained Stolberg. "As the business grew
and diversified, we changed our corporate name to AAEQ but kept A&A
Midwest for our cores business. A lot of customers were confused by our
different names and didn't know what to call us. We believe our new
structure and corporate name is a better way to organize our business
and returns us to our historic roots while identifying our five distinct
Stolberg says there is no change in the company's ownership or corporate
structure and that A&A Midwest will unveil new marketing materials
over the next month during the launch of its new branding initiative.
A&A Midwest continues to be family owned and operated from its
locations in Chicago and Las Vegas. The company also processes
end-of-life vehicles at its auto recycling facility in Blue Island, Ill.
A&A Midwest is the company's corporate name and will utilize the website address www.aamidwest.com.
The company's five distinct divisions and website addresses are:
EngineQuest: EQ EngineQuest - www.enginequest.com
Cores: A&A Midwest Cores - www.aamidwestcores.com
Recycling: A&A Midwest Recycling - www.aamidwestrecycling.com
Auto Wrecking: A&A Midwest Auto Wrecking - www.aamidwestautowrecking.com
TransmissionQuest: TQ TransmissionQuest - www.transmissionquest.com