Monday, 28 December 2015 13:52

ABRA Auto Body & Glass Expands in Minnesota

ABRA Auto Body & Glass announced the opening of its newest franchise repair center in Worthington, Minnesota located in the southwest corner of the state.

The company now operates a total of 335 repair centers in 24 states.

The new franchise location is owned and operated by Aaron Marthaler, owner of Marthaler Chevrolet and Marthaler Ford of Worthington. Marthaler previously operated the repair center as Quality Auto Body after purchasing it earlier this year.

“For some time now we have looked for the opportunity to provide industry-leading collision services to our customers and I am confident that ABRA’s operational system is the best fit for us and our community,” said Aaron Marthaler, owner of ABRA-Worthington. “My entire team looks forward to the marketing support, operational expertise, and purchasing power that an ABRA franchise brings and using these tools will provide the best service to our customers and open opportunities for our employees.”

ABRA’s Vice President of Franchise Development/Relations, Mark Wahlin said, “We are thrilled to welcome Aaron Marthaler and his team to the ABRA family. Aaron is a focused business owner who successfully increased sales and created jobs over the past several years. He has built an incredible reputation in the community and positioned his team well for continued success in the collision repair industry.”

As it plans to continue expanding, ABRA is actively seeking new opportunities to acquire repair centers and integrate them into its operating system. Interested parties in major markets should contact Scott Gerling, vice president of corporate development at sgerling@abraauto.com or 763-585-6210.

For franchise opportunities in small and midsize markets, contact Mark Wahlin, vice president of franchise development/relations at mwahlin@abraauto.com or 763-585-6315.