Crash Champions Expands into Alabama with Acquisition of 3-Location MSO
Auto Craft Collision Centers has three repair facilities in Baldwin County.
Written by Autobody News Staff
Published Oct. 31, 2023
Crash Champions announced its acquisition of Auto Craft Collision Centers, a regional multi-shop operator based in Alabama. The deal, which officially closed Oct. 27, signals Crash Champions' entrance into the state.
With this acquisition, the company added three established collision centers to its portfolio, in Daphne, Fairhope and Gulf Shores, AL, all serving the Baldwin County and greater Mobile regions for more than six decades.
Auto Craft Collision Centers has established a legacy of providing consistent, high-quality repair services.
“The Auto Craft Collision Centers team has an impressive legacy of providing consistent high-quality repair service to customers across the region,” said Matt Ebert, founder and CEO of Crash Champions. “From the moment we first engaged with their leadership team about a deal, we were impressed with the overall operational excellence and commitment to the community embodied by the Auto Craft team. We’re proud to welcome Auto Craft to Crash Champions.”
“The Auto Craft Collision Center team has a proud and celebrated legacy of serving customers in Baldwin County as a strong family business,” said Chad Chupek, owner and CEO of Auto Craft Collision Center. “We have worked diligently to earn a reputation for quality craftsmanship and trusted service. It’s those signature traits that have guided our team in searching for an MSO to turn the page in our story. We couldn’t be prouder to join a like-minded organization like Crash Champions, whose core commitment to quality and trusted service defines its brand.”
The acquisition expanded Crash Champions’ national footprint to more than 610 locations across 37 states and Washington, D.C.