FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. // PRNewswire // -- Auto-Lab Franchise Management Corporation®, DBA Auto-Lab Complete Car Care Centers®, announced the opening of a new store located at 8509 Heritage Drive, Zeeland, MI. The store is owned and operated by Patrick & Associates, and brings the number of Auto-Lab® locations in the state of Michigan to 30. Auto-Lab Franchise Management Corporation® is confident they will reach their goal of 50 locations operating Nationwide by the end of 2010. There are currently 40 stores.
Auto-Lab of Zeeland continues the expansion the company has made in Michigan, and brings a new store to the Holland/Zeeland area. The new location was formerly operating as Zeeland Express, a quick lube and car wash with a total of 8 bays. The two drive-through quick lube bays have remained, while some of the hand car wash bays have been converted to full-service repair bays. A touch-free automatic wash remains also. In regards to the new store, Larry Patrick, President of Patrick & Associates said, "We're very excited about the competitive advantage Auto-Lab gives us. We have been servicing the community here in Zeeland for several years. By converting our operation to an Auto-Lab, we are able to offer the same high-quality service we have been proud to provide in the past, but now with expanded services such as brakes, suspension, air conditioning, electrical, engine repair and more!"
Frank Brandenberg, Chairman of Auto-Lab Franchise Management Corporation®, said, "We are thrilled about our recent store conversion in Zeeland. The addition of this location gives us an added presence on the west side of Michigan, and deepens our commitment to growing our Michigan-based business here, where it all started for us."
Auto-Lab Complete Car Care Centers® is a Michigan-based franchise that has been operating since early 1989. Auto-Lab currently operates stores in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Arizona, California, and Florida, with plans to add additional stores in 2010.
SOURCE Auto-Lab Franchise Management Corporation