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Caliber Collision Expands Footprint in Florida By Acquiring AutoPride Collision

Caliber Collision Centers announced their expansion in Florida with the acquisition of AutoPride Collision Repair Centers.

According to Caliber, AutoPride Collision has been an industry leader for more than 15 years in Florida and has six convenient locations in the southwestern part of the state.

“The AutoPride Collision facilities and management team perfectly complement Caliber’s purpose, vision and mission with the Florida market,” said Caliber CEO Steve Grimshaw. “AutoPride has consistently delivered unparalleled customer satisfaction and industry-leading operational consistency in Florida for many years. We’re very excited to add these new members to the Caliber family. We’re proud to now operate 10 locations in Florida where we employ the latest innovations in collision repairs for our customers and partners. This acquisition allows us to restore even more Floridians to the rhythm of their lives, as we deliver on our commitment to expand customer choice while providing industry-leading metrics in every market we serve.”

Added Joseph M. Formica, Jr., president of AutoPride Collision, “Our teammates have delivered high quality service while giving back to the people and communities they’ve served. We’re pleased that Caliber Collision will offer our associates a bright future, with continued involvement in our local communities.”

“Our acquisition of AutoPride Collision increases Caliber’s network to 197 locations as we continue to grow into the collision repair provider of choice throughout the nine states that we serve,” said Caliber President and COO Mark Sanders.

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Caliber Collision Centers

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