August 08, 2014 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS - ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, continued with its nationwide expansion today by announcing the purchase of White Auto Body repair centers in Florissant and O'Fallon, Missouri and Fayetteville Collision in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
ABRA is one of the collision industry's largest multi shop repair operators in the country. The company uses an operational excellence philosophy that significantly improves its operating metrics which distinguishes it from competitors.
Today's acquisitions increase ABRA's repair center portfolio to 237 in 19 states.
"Acquiring these three centers today reinforces our growth strategy and underscores our commitment to servicing customers across the country," said Duane Rouse, ABRA's president and chief executive officer. "We are delighted to continue expanding in markets and showing customers our innovative service model."
Scott Krohn, ABRA's Executive Vice President of Operations said, "ABRA's reputation is built on proven processes and our commitment to excellence. We continue to grow because we have the expertise and experience needed to be successful in the collision repair industry."
Building on its increasing success, ABRA plans to continue expanding in the months and years ahead as part of its aggressive national growth strategy. It is actively seeking new opportunities to acquire repair centers and integrate them into its industry-leading operating system. Interested parties in major markets should contact Scott Gerling, Vice President of Corporate Development (email@example.com or 763.585.6210).
For franchise opportunities in small and midsize markets contact Mark Wahlin, Vice President of Franchise Development / Relations (firstname.lastname@example.org 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 it serves.
Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Brooklyn Park, 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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