Auto-Lab Plainfield and Jension Owners Retire, Is Now Under New Ownership

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Jan. 29, 2016 // PRNewswire // - After serving the Grand Rapids and Jenisoncommunity for over 20 years, Auto-Lab Complete Car Care Centers owners Jon and Donna Stellema have decided to retire. Jon Stellema, also known as Dr. Jon, has made a big impact in the automotive repair industry and will be missed by the customers he served and by the Auto-Lab family.

"My wife Donna and I are very thankful to have found a buyer for our two Auto-Lab locations in Grand Rapids, MI.  We have been franchisees for nearly 20 years and have had a successful experience over those years," says Jon, retired owner of Auto-Lab Plainfield & Jenison. "We are now retiring and have made the sales transition in a very smooth fashion with help from Auto-Lab Franchising, RUA Associates, and business brokers."

Aaron Kenyon, who is also the current owner of Auto-Lab Mt. Pleasant and Lansing, will be taking ownership of both locations and will continue to operate both locations as Auto-Lab Complete Car Care Centers.

"I'm excited to have the opportunity to grow with the Auto-Lab brand; I'm looking forward to expanding what already has proven to be an excellent relationship," says Aaron. "Doug Bell, Eric Zager and the rest of crew at the Plainfield and Jenison shops are a great addition to my team."

Auto-Lab Franchising, LLC is excited and eager to see the growth and continuation of Auto-Lab Plainfield and Jension.

"We are extremely thankful for the hard work and dedication Jon and Donna have given to their community and to Auto-Lab Franchising over the past 20 years," says Stephen R. Wilson, President and COO of Auto-Lab Franchising, LLC. "Aaron Kenyon is a great owner and we are really excited to see him transition to taking ownership of these two great locations to keep the Auto-Lab brand and integrity in the community."

About Auto-Lab

Auto-Lab, a Michigan-based company in operation since 1989, is a growing auto repair franchise business with an emphasis on being the complete car care alternative to the dealer. The company currently has 27 franchised and corporate locations in Michigan, Indiana, Iowa, Florida and Texas. You can learn more about the company at For information on franchise opportunities, or call 248-994-0206. 

SOURCE Auto-Lab Franchising, LLC


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