ABRA Auto Body & Glass Adds Iowa Franchise

ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a Minneapolis-based damaged vehicle repair company, announced the opening of its seventy-sixth facility today.

Located in Iowa City, IA, the franchise was awarded to partners Jim and Mark Dreusicke, owners of Toyota of Iowa City.

Mark Wahlin, Director of Franchising, commented on ABRA's decision to award this franchise to the Dreusickes: "We are very impressed with the successful dealership that the Dreusickes operate. Their focus on quality and their integrity mirror ABRA's values. With the professional staff and leadership they have in place at the repair center, we are confident this location will perform up to the high standards expected of all ABRA centers."

The repair center, located at 1420 Willow Creek Court, consists of 8700 square feet, employs a general manager, one estimator, one body technician, two combination technicians, one paint technician, and a detailer.

When asked of their decision to open an ABRA franchise, Jim Dreusicke commented, "We are aware of ABRA's track record, and are very impressed with their commitment to superior service and excellent craftsmanship. The procedures, training, and marketing support provided by their corporate staff will allow us to deliver industry-leading levels of efficiency and quality."

ABRA Auto Body & Glass is a national damaged vehicle repair company specializing in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement. Started with one repair center in 1984, they have grown to seventy-six facilities in ten states. Their plans for accelerated national growth over the next several years include acquiring existing facilities and building new locations.

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Date: 13 March 2003
Source: Businesswire.com

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