CP-Carrillo, Inc. and Arias Industries recently announced that CP-Carrillo will acquire the Arias Pistons brand name and trademark, and relocate their piston production to CP-Carrillo’s main manufacturing facility in Irvine, CA. Arias Pistons’ headquarters was previously located in Gardena, CA, before the acquisition.
“Arias Pistons has endured the test of time, created a legendary history and we are beyond excited to continue this legacy,” said Barry Calvert, CEO of CP-Carrillo. “Both companies strive to provide the best internal engine components to the customer, and combining the Arias product offering with our high-volume manufacturing capabilities is taking it to the next level.”
In 1969, Nick Arias Jr. and Carmen Arias started Arias Pistons as a small, family-owned business in Gardena.
“With minimal staff and equipment, our parents began a journey that produced leading-edge and highly innovative products and most importantly, new client relations that the family still cherish today. Faced with the current industry consolidation, we have found in CP-Carrillo a strong partner to continue our mission to bring the highest quality, experience, performance and innovation to our customers,” said Nick Arias III.