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ABRA Adds New Shop in Michigan

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May 14, 2013—ABRA Auto Body & Glass on Tuesday announced the addition of a new franchise collision repair shop location in Holland, Mich.

ABRA’s new shop, previously known as Chrispell Auto Body Repair and independently owned by Nate Yonker, is its second location in Michigan.

“We are committed to increasing our presence in the markets we serve and are fueled by an operational excellence philosophy that gives us a competitive edge,” said Tim Adelmann, executive vice president of business development for Brooklyn Center, Minn.-based ABRA. “Opening the Holland repair center is a tremendous opportunity to increase our presence in the Great Lakes region and provide a superior customer experience.”

The company now operates a total of 173 collision repair centers throughout 17 U.S. states—49 independently owned franchises and 124 company-owned locations.

“Our growth strategy is ambitious and we are laser-focused on our goals,” said Duane Rouse, president and CEO of ABRA. “We are in the process of delivering on our promise to better serve our customers and insurance partners across the country.” 

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