MINNEAPOLIS - April 16, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Just days after doubling its footprint in Indianapolis, Indiana, ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national vehicle repair company and one of the country’s fastest growing multi-shop repair operators, continued its national expansion with the opening of a new location in Utah.
The newest ABRA Auto Body & Glass is located at 62 North 1020 South in American Fork, Utah and increases the total number of corporate ABRA repairs centers in the state to eight.
Competitors and industry analysts are taking notice as the company rapidly asserts itself as a significant and recognizable force in the collision repair industry. With this recent opening ABRA now operates 101 corporate and 49 franchises nationwide in 16 states.
“We’ve reached a substantial milestone with the opening of our 150th repair center,” said Duane Rouse, President and Chief Executive Officer of ABRA. “Our uncompromising commitment to superior processes and operational excellence consistently rates us high in customer satisfaction. We’re serious about being the best and leading the way in the industry. We have every intention of not only continuing our growth, but accelerating it.”
The recent growth is a significant achievement for a company celebrating its 30th anniversary next year. Tim Adelmann, Executive Vice President stated, “We’re all very proud of the hard work, dedication to excellence, and loyalty we’ve built with our customers and business partners over the years. We look forward to pursuing our mission of being the best auto body and glass company in America.”
ABRA plans to continue expanding in the years ahead and is actively seeking new opportunities to acquire repair centers to its industry leading operating system as part of its aggressive national growth plans in major markets. Interested parties should contact Scott Gerling, Vice President of Corporate Development (firstname.lastname@example.org or 763.585.6210).
For franchise opportunities in small and midsize markets contact Mark Wahlin, Vice President of Franchise Development and Operations (email@example.com or 763.585.6315).
ABRA is committed to conducting business based on responsible business practices including implementation of environmentally sustainable initiatives, health and safety, and a commitment to the communities in which we work.
Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, ABRA is a leading provider of vehicle repair services specializing in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement. ABRA’s mission is to be the best auto body and glass company in America by providing quality repairs, in a timely manner, with friendly, helpful service. For more information about ABRA visit www.abraauto.com
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