Service King to acquire five Texas locations

Sept. 15, 2011

Sept. 15, 2011—Service King Collision Repair Centers on Thursday announced the company will acquire B & B Body and Paint, a five-shop collision operation in Texas.

The transaction is expected to be complete by Oct. 28, according to Service King.

“The acquisition of B & B Body and Paint allows us to start serving the people of South Austin, North Austin, San Marcos, Round Rock and Leander, Texas," said Jeremy Lennox, vice president of the Austin market for Service King. “We look forward to adding B & B’s talented employees and skilled technicians to our base of over 1,200 Service King teammates throughout Texas.”

Service King said the addition of B & B Body and Paint makes the company the largest independently and employee owned collision repair organization in the United States. Service King has 47 Texas locations throughout Austin, San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston.

"We are very excited about B & B Body and Paint joining the Service King team," said Craig Van Cleve, owner of B & B Body and Paint. “For the past 32 years, our success has been driven by our unrelenting focus on complete satisfaction and respect for our customers and employees. Service King will continue on with these same core values.”

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