Tuesday, 01 May 2012 09:01

ABRA acquires Bradshaw Collision Repair Centers in Nashville, TN, area

ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a Minnesota-based damaged vehicle repair company and industry leader announced today the acquisition of Bradshaw Collision Repair Centers in the Nashville, Tennessee area.

The deal secures ABRA’s foothold in the Tennessee market and increases the total number of ABRA repair centers nationwide to 122 in 12 states.

President and Chief Executive Officer Duane Rouse said, “Bradshaw Collision has a rich history of auto body repair in the Nashville area. We are extremely pleased to have the opportunity to continue on the path forged by such a well respected and successful entrepreneur.”

Bradshaw Collision’s reputation for excellence, quality and professionalism has been recognized in the Tennessee area since 1967. “Not only does this acquisition align with our growth strategy,” Rouse said, “It reinforces ABRA’s footprint in the region and furthers our mission of becoming the leading auto body and glass company in America.”

ABRA Auto Body & Glass prides itself on low cycle times. “We utilize an operational excellence philosophy that significantly improves our operating metrics and gives us a competitive edge,” said Scott Krohn, Executive Vice President of Operations. “It’s instrumental in achieving efficiency and productivity. ABRA consistently rates high in customer satisfaction because of the superior processes we have in place.”

ABRA’s five newly acquired state-of-the-art repair centers are conveniently located in Nashville, Gallatin, Madison, Franklin, and Murfreesboro. All centers employ highly trained and skilled body shop technicians.

The company says it is continuing its aggressive national growth plans and actively seeking opportunities to acquire additional repair centers in the region.