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Large Oklahoma Shop Cites Poor Economy for Closing

Tulsa, Okla. collision repair facility Trinity Restoration closed its south Tulsa store due to the recession and over-expansion, according to owner
David Miller.

Trinity will keep its restoration shop open but close its collision and mechanical operations along with an Orange County Choppers dealership.

The $4 million, 25,000-square-foot south Tulsa shop, which opened in 2007, employed 39 people.

The recession has brought a slowdown in business, Miller said.

“While it’s always a risk opening a new business, we did not
anticipate that our country would enter into an economic crisis,”
he said.

Still, Miller wasn’t sure that the shop would have survived even if a recession had not hit the country. He believes Trinity simply expanded too fast. 

“This has been going on for months,” he said. “The numbers just weren’t clicking.”

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