HOUSTON --- Caliber Collision Centers, a major collision repair provider, said it has acquired Xpress Collision Centers in Houston. 

Caliber now operates a total of 71 service centers in Texas and California. 

Xpress Collision Centers, launched in 2007, has three locations in the Houston area. 

"We are extremely excited to continue to grow and expand our coverage in South Texas and specifically in the Houston marketplace," said Mark Sanders, chief operating officer for Caliber Collision.