Service King Collision Repair Centers, in continuation of its ongoing strategic growth initiative, announced the organization has officially reached an agreement to acquire The Body Shop Collision Center in Charlotte, N.C.
Representatives from Service King and The Body Shop Collision Center mutually agreed upon terms of the acquisition on Friday, Dec. 4, as operations will transition immediately. The Body Shop Collision Center is located at 5016 North Tryon St. in Charlotte.
“This is a very proud moment for The Body Shop Collision Center, our community and our teammates,” said Carl L. Patterson II, owner of The Body Shop Collision Center. “The Body Shop Collision Center prides itself on our commitment to the community, our customers and our teammates. We’re confident this partnership honors that as we continue to enhance the premier service our customers and insurance partners have come to expect. We’re extremely proud of our reputation for providing excellent service and are just as confident it will grow through working alongside Service King.”
The announcement comes amidst Service King’s robust growth period across the Charlotte, N.C. community as the premium collision repair provider now operates a total of seven locations in the market – six of which have opened in 2015 alone. The organization, which backs all repair work with its written lifetime guarantee, valid at any Service King location, now provides customers with 276 collision repair centers in 23 states across the U.S.
“We couldn’t be more excited about the growth of Service King in the Charlotte area,” said Scott Ward, Service King’s Vice President for the Southeast Region. “The Body Shop Collision Center, along with its excellent staff and reputation for operating as a family business, align seamlessly with Service King’s priority of superior service and serving the community. This partnership ensures a very bright future for our customers and teammates.”
The Body Shop Collision Center has served Charlotte customers with premium auto repair services since 1986 and is certified I-CAR Gold Class – representing the highest rating in the industry for safety and training. The location has more than tripled its business volume in 29 years while building and maintaining a reputation for honesty, quality and outstanding customer service. Its body shop boasts a capacity of repairing 125 vehicles per month.
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Service King is one of the largest multi-location operators of collision repair facilities in the U.S., dedicated to offering customers an overall superior service experience. Founded in 1976 in Dallas, Texas, Service King is a leader in the collision repair industry, currently servicing customers at 276 locations in 23 states. In 2015, Service King was named the No. 1 Best Place to Work by both the Dallas and San Antonio Business Journals. For more information about Service King, visit www.ServiceKing.com. Follow Service King’s news on Facebook, Twitter and the company’s official blog, The Service Advisor.