A&W Restaurants, Inc. Statement.
FARMINGTON HILLS Far·ming·ton Hills
A city of southeast Michigan, an industrial suburb of Detroit. Population: 81,400. , Mich., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was released by A&W Restaurants, Inc.:
A&W Restaurants, Inc., franchiser of nearly 1,000 units in 46 United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and 16 foreign countries, is NOT affiliated with A&W of Canada nor is it part of a recently announced lawsuit by TV actor Drew Carey against the Canadian company.
A&W of Canada was acquired in 1956 by Lever Brothers, Ltd., and continues to operate restaurants in Canada totally independent from A&W Restaurants, Inc.
A&W Restaurants, Inc. is headquarted here, in suburban Detroit, and A&W of Canada is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.