Fix Auto launches in Alaskan market

June 16, 2014
Fix Auto USA has expanded into Alaska, opening five new locations and bringing the total number of Fix Auto franchises to 59.
Fix Auto USA continues its brisk rate of expansion in the Western United States with the introduction of five locations in Alaska, bringing the total number of Fix Auto franchises to 59. This marks the first time Fix Auto has ventured into the Alaskan market, which represents an exciting new frontier for the network of independently-owned and operated collision repair facilities.

“We're ecstatic to join this elite and exclusive brand of high caliber operators as we adapt to shifting market dynamics,” said Tony Stanley, who along with his wife Mel are the owners of the Fix Auto Alaskan franchise group, formerly Driven Auto Body. “The benefits of being part of Fix Auto are many. We’re looking forward to seeing the beneficial impact the organization’s buying programs, operational best practices, marketing and technology will have on our business.”

The five stores making the transition to the Fix Auto brand are as follows:

  • Driven Auto Body – Gambell becomes Fix Auto Gambell
  • Driven Auto Body – Soldotna becomes Fix Auto Soldotna
  • Driven Auto Body – Spenard becomes Fix Auto Lake Hood
  • Driven Auto Body – Valley becomes Fix Auto Valley
  • Driven Auto Body – Fairbanks becomes Fix Auto Fairbanks

“The team at Driven Auto Body has a proven track record as excellent operators, and Tony has certainly demonstrated, time and again, a vision that allows his enterprise to stay ahead of the curve,” said Fix Auto President and COO Paul Gange. “The Driven Auto Body team is a welcome addition to the already burgeoning number of high-level facilities that are helping to strengthen our brand throughout the Western U.S.”

About Fix Auto: Based in San Diego, California, Fix Auto USA provides a platform which enables owner-operated collision repair facilities to achieve success. Fix Auto members benefit from a trusted brand, multi-level insurance representation, leading edge technology, centrally managed claims processes and pooled purchasing power, all combined to ensure consistent performance and greater profitability. For more information about Fix Auto, go to www.fixauto.com.

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