Automotive business closes Middletown location

Advance Auto Parts recently closed its Middletown location at 65 N. University Boulevard. ED RICHTER/STAFF
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Advance Auto Parts recently closed its Middletown location at 65 N. University Boulevard. ED RICHTER/STAFF

Advance Auto Parts has closed its Middletown location.

The store at 65 N. University Boulevard recently shut its doors and absorbed employees into other locations.

The company, which has been in business for more than 75 years, has more than 5,200 stores nationwide. It continues to operate stores in Trenton, Hamilton, Fairfield and West Chester Twp.

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In Middletown, Advance Auto Parts faced competition from other businesses offering similar products, including AutoZone, KOI Auto Parts, NAPA Auto Parts, O’Reilly Auto Parts and others.