ABRA Auto Body & Glass opened a 12,000-square-foot franchise repair center in Durham, N.C. This opening increases the number of independently owned ABRA franchise repair centers to 41 and 83 company-owned repair centers in 12 states.Like this article? Sign up to receive our weekly news blasts here.
"Our increased presence in the North Carolina market is in line with our strategy to accelerate national growth in 2012," said Duane Rouse, ABRA's president and chief executive officer. "Opening this repair center furthers our mission of becoming the best auto body and glass company in America by meeting the needs of vehicle owners and insurance partners in the community."
ABRA said the repair center is equipped with the latest collision repair technology and that technicians are I-CAR Gold certified and receive ongoing industry training.
Mark Wahlin, ABRA's vice president of franchise development said, "We are delighted to expand our presence in the North Carolina market. Our long-term growth plans are taking shape and we're looking forward to serving the Durham community."