Located in Lee's Summit, MO, the franchise was awarded to Don Kahan, owner of Don Kahan Chevrolet. This facility operated under the Kahan Chevrolet name for the past 40 years.
Director of Franchising Mark Wahlin commented on ABRA's decision to award this franchise to Kahan: "We are very impressed with the successful dealership that Don operates. His focus on quality and his integrity mirror ABRA's values. With the professional staff and leadership he has 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 505 North Highway 50, consists of 10,000 sq. ft., includes two downdraft paint booths along with two prep stations. General manager Dave Driskell has been in the collision repair industry for 45 years.
When asked of his decision to open an ABRA franchise, Kahan 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 ninety facilities in eleven states. Their plans for accelerated national growth over the next several years include acquiring existing facilities, building new locations and awarding new franchise agreements