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ABRA Auto Body Acquires 24 Collision Centers of America Locations

April 28, 2014 - Press Release

ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, announced the purchase of all 24 Collision Centers of America repair centers in Chicago, surrounding communities and Northwest Indiana. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ABRA is one of the largest and fastest-growing multi-shop repair operators in the country. The latest transaction boosts the company’s nationwide portfolio to 218 collision repair centers in 17 states.

“This is another major step forward in our growth strategy,” said Duane Rouse, ABRA’s president and CEO. “Acquiring Collision Centers of America introduces us to the city of Chicago and Northwest Indiana and assures our customers and business partners we’re prepared to serve them no matter where they are in the country.”

“ABRA is one of the most iconic brands in the collision repair industry,” said David Mulder Sr., founder and president of Collision Centers of America. “They’re a great company. I know our employees and customers will be in good hands moving forward and will receive the same personalized service and top-quality workmanship they have enjoyed with us over the years.”

ABRA is headquartered in Brooklyn Park, Minn. The company specializes in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement.

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