Crash Champions Acquires Adams Collision in Chicago

Dec. 12, 2023
Crash Champions' acquisition of Adams Collision in Chicago includes four collision repair centers in the northwest Chicagoland communities of Harvard, Lake in the Hills,

Crash Champions, one of the fastest-growing operators of high-quality collision repair centers and the nation’s largest founder-led automotive repair brand, today announced that the company has finalized the acquisition of Adams Collision in Chicago.

The deal includes four high-quality collision repair centers serving customers in the northwest Chicagoland communities of Harvard, Lake in the Hills, McHenry, and Huntley. The acquisition officially closed on Friday, Dec. 8, with operations transitioning immediately to Crash Champions, according to the news release.

Crash Champions now operates a lineup of more than 60 locations across the Chicago market, complementing its overall lineup of more than 610 repair centers in 37 states across the U.S.

“Chicago is home, and we are always proud to grow our brand and our team across this community, which has supported us for so long,” said Crash Champions founder and CEO Matt Ebert, in the release. “Adams Collision is another strong addition to the Crash Champions team. We’re grateful to earn the trust of their staff and look forward to expanding our service to new customers and communities across the area.”

Adams Collision is a long-time trusted name with local and national automotive insurance providers. Each of its four repair centers is I-CAR Gold Class certified.

“With more than six decades of service to our local customers, it was important to our team that we entrust the next chapter of our story with a company that is committed to the Chicago community,” said Jay Adams, president of Adams Auto Body and Service Center. “Crash Champions aligns seamlessly with our vision. They have built a preeminent collision repair business upon the foundation of trust and creating opportunities for team members. We’re confident this is a tremendous step forward.”

Crash Champions provides customers with a written lifetime warranty on all repair work valid at any of its independent collision repair centers.

Owners interested in joining the Crash Champions team are encouraged to visit their website to learn more about the process and opportunities available.

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