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RBD Closes Acquisition of Powers Distributing in Michigan

Reyes Beer Division — 3 min read

ROSEMONT, IL – DECEMBER 10, 2021. Reyes Beer Division (RBD) has officially closed on its acquisition of Powers Distributing Company in Lake Orion, Michigan. The new operations will now do business as Premium Distributors of Michigan.

“It’s an exciting day as we officially enter our ninth market for RBD across the United States – expanding our relationships with our core supplier partners in a new territory,” said Tom Day, Chief Executive Officer, Reyes Beer Division. “We are eager to welcome our new employees and customers in the great state of Michigan to Reyes Beer Division and we look forward to working together to fulfill our Company’s purpose of connecting customers, consumers and brands every day, everywhere we operate.”

Stephen Reyes, President of Reyes Beer Division East, said, “We would like to sincerely thank the entire Powers team and family for entrusting this great business to us, as well as for their dedication and support throughout this transition. We are honored to have the opportunity to further expand our Midwest footprint and we are excited to serve Oakland and Macomb Counties with the same outstanding customer service and operations that we’re known for at Reyes Beer Division.”

It’s an exciting day as we officially enter our ninth market for RBD across the United States – expanding our relationships with our core supplier partners in a new territory

CEO, Reyes Beer Division

This acquisition adds roughly 2,800 customers and approximately 5.7 million cases, and includes brands from key suppliers such as Molson Coors, Constellation, Mark Anthony Brands, Boston Beer, Heineken and Diageo.

“As Premium Distributors of Michigan begins operations, we could not be prouder of the Powers Distributing Company legacy and the world-class business we built,” said former Powers Distributing Company President Robert Powers. “As our family transitions out of the business, we feel secure knowing that we are entrusting another long-standing family-owned business to lead this market to even more growth and success.”

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