Service King Expands in Philadelphia
Jan. 6, 2015—Service King Collision Repair Centers announced on Monday that it has acquired Grand Sport Auto Body, a multi-location collision repair operator in Philadelphia.
The acquisition increases Service King’s footprint in the region as Grand Sport Auto Body operates eight facilities. Service King, one of the fastest growing collision repair companies nationwide, now has 12 locations in the Philadelphia market.
“We are extremely proud to welcome Grand Sport’s teammates into the Service King family,” said Jerod Guerin, Service King Regional vice president of Northeast Operations. “Founder and current owner, Fred Gunther has built a great business centered around his very talented team and we plan to use this foundation as a platform for our continued expansion throughout the Northeast.”
Gunther founded Grand Sport Auto Body in 1982, before guiding its growth across Chester and Montgomery counties in Philadelphia. Today, Grand Sport Auto Body serves customers in West Chester, Malvern, Chester Springs, Downingtown, Parkesburg, Collegeville and Exton.
Service King now operates more than 220 locations across 21 states.