MINNEAPOLIS, MN – (March 13, 2015) – ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, announced the acquisition of four Interstate Glass centers in Raleigh, North Carolina and the surrounding area. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Today’s auto glass acquisition is part of the company’s aggressive and ongoing growth strategy to increase its national footprint and is just seven months after ABRA introduced glass operations in the Charlotte metro area.
ABRA is one of the collision industry’s largest and most-respected collision and glass multi shop repair operators in the country. It uses an operational excellence philosophy that significantly improves its operating metrics, distinguishing it from competitors and making it a preferred option for insurance carriers and vehicle owners. ABRA’s portfolio now includes 266 repair centers in 20 states.
Maintaining high customer satisfaction ratings while growing rapidly is important to
ABRA’s continued success. ABRA’s President and Chief Executive Officer said, “We
are thrilled to be expanding our auto glass operations in Raleigh and approach each
acquisition as an opportunity to demonstrate our operational excellence philosophy
and superior processes to new partners. These processes not only make us an
industry leader but pave the way for our continued success as we look forward to
new opportunities for growth.”
“Today’s expansion allows ABRA to continue to provide exceptional customer service
in the state of North Carolina,” said Jim Richardson, ABRA’s vice president of auto
glass. We’ve purchased a well-established and respected brand and are proud to be
able to continue to service Interstate’s customers in Raleigh and the surrounding area.
We appreciate the tremendous support we’ve received and look forward to showing
customers our innovative service model.”
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.
About ABRA Auto Body & Glass
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 abraauto.wpengine.com