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Acquisition of The Body Shop Collision Center gives Service King seven stores in the Charlotte area and 276 collision repair centers in 23 states across the U.S.
Representatives from Service King and The Body Shop Collision Center mutually agreed upon terms of the acquisition on Dec. 4th as operations will transition immediately.
“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 growth across the Charlotte community as the collision repair provider now operates a total of seven locations in the market – six of which have opened in 2015. The organization now has 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, aligns 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 since 1986 and is designated I-CAR Gold Class. 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 repairs 125 vehicles per month.