The McCandless Truck Center International dealership group acquired Hanson International of Western Colorado, a commercial truck dealer with two dealerships in Grand Junction and Glenwood Springs, Colo.

“This acquisition is part of our long-term strategy to grow and expand our service capabilities throughout Colorado,” said Scott McCandless, president and dealer principal of McCandless Truck Center. “We welcome the more than 40 employees of Hanson International to the McCandless family.”

The Grand Junction dealership is located at 2332, Interstate 70 Frontage Road. The Glenwood Springs location is at 2222 Devereux Rd. The transaction was effective Nov. 1.

With this acquisition, McCandless now operates six Colorado locations in Aurora, Colorado Springs, Glenwood Springs, Grand Junction, Henderson and Pueblo. McCandless Truck Center represents and services International Trucks, IC Bus and Crane Carrier vehicles.