Service is the Difference, We get it!

Exceptional Customer Service - By utilizing all available sales, management, technology and organizational methods, we provide the best value in service & auto parts.

What makes us up

Our Family of Companies

Corporate, Company Owned Stores, Indpendently Owned Stores, and our Manufacture Partners

We strive to be the Best at what we do!

Inventory

With over 2.0 million part numbers in inventory

People

We have over 2000 people in our network

Locations

With over 300 locations in our region

Company History

1958
January 1

Parts Warehouse Inc was created

New government regulations required the company to split into two companies.  Hence, Crow-Burlingame Co. continued to operate stores and Parts Warehouse Inc. was formed to handle warehouse distributions.  Moreover, in Memphis, Ozborn-Abston spun off Parts Inc. and in Fort Smith, The Automotive formed Motive Parts Warehouse.  Parts Warehouse started with..Read More
1943
September 10

First Retirement Plan

The Employees Trust Fund was established and serves as the company’s retirement program.  This was our first effort to take care of our employees.  
1932
January 3

Merge with Osborn-Abston and The Automotive Company

In 1932, CBCo formed a relationship with two other leading regional auto parts companies; The Memphis based Osborn-Abston Company and the Fort Smith based The Automotive Company.  As a result, this trio was called The Osborn, Crow & Yantis Company, or OYC.  At that time, it was the largest buying..Read More
1919
June 1

CBCo was Established

Bob and Judge went to St. Louis.  They did not come back with an automobile, but did return with an idea: an accessory business for car dealers.  Crow-Burlingame Co. was founded as an Arkansas corporation in June 1919.  Two friends, formed an automobile accessory company, selling to the states car..Read More
1903
March 3

“The Meet”

In the spring of 1903, William Robert Crow moved to Little Rock to take a job as a traveling produce salesman.  On a train to Conway, AR, he met a fellow named J.G. Burlingame.  They accidentally met several times that week while calling on customers and again at the end..Read More

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