Friday, 21 August 2015 22:30

Service King Collision Repair Adds 8 Chicago Locations

Service King Collision Repair Centers announced on August 17 significant expansion in the Chicago area through the acquisition of Riverdale Body Shop and its eight premier collision repair facilities.

Officials from Service King and Riverdale Body Shop mutually agreed upon terms of the deal on Aug. 14, with the acquisition effective immediately. Through the partnership, Service King now has 22 locations across in the Chicago area.

"This is a fantastic partnership for Service King and our Chicago customers," said Jerod Guerin, Service King Regional Vice President. "Riverdale Body Shop has built an excellent business with eight fantastic auto repair facilities providing the very best in collision repair service. We are thrilled to welcome its teammates and customers to the Service King family and look forward to providing auto repair services at the standard our customers and insurance partners have come to expect."

An area of rapid growth for Service King in 2015, the Riverdale acquisition marks Service King's third expansion in the Chicago market since March. Service King now officially operates 251 locations in 22 states across the U.S., all providing high quality auto repair services, free estimates, on-site rental assistance and a written lifetime warranty.

"Riverdale Body Shop has been proud to serve the Chicago area for 45 years," said Larry Seida, Riverdale Body Shop Owner. "We are a great company with great employees. I'm looking forward to the future as we merge in with another great company, Service King."

Riverdale Body Shop was founded in the Chicago area in 1970. The organization has received an A+ accreditation with the Better Business Bureau for six consecutive years. The Riverdale Body Shop operation has also been recognized by I-CAR Gold Class Professionals, the industry's highest training certification. Meanwhile, as part of the Riverdale partnership, Service King Collision Repair Centers is officially expanding into the state of Indiana for the first time, adding two locations as part of the acquisition.

For more information on Service King and to view a full list of locations and services, visit www.ServiceKing.com

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