Press listingDecember 8 2022

Crash Champions Bolsters Seattle Service By Adding Seven Locations Through Acquisitions Of 1st Class Auto Body, Seattle Automotive

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ChicagoCrash Champions, LLC
(“Crash Champions” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s fastest-growing independent collision repair service providers, today announced the organization has expanded its presence in the Seattle market through the strategic acquisitions of 1st Class Auto Body and Seattle Automotive. 1st Class Auto Body operates five locations across the Seattle metro area, while Seattle Automotive serves customers at two local repair centers.

Crash Champions now provides Seattle motorists with high-quality collision repair service at 23 locations across the metro area, and 28 total repair centers across the Evergreen State. Local customers also benefit from a lifetime warranty backing all repair work valid at any of Crash Champions’ more than 580 repair centers in 35 states across the U.S.

“Seattle Automotive and 1st Class will make strong additions to our growing footprint in Washington, and I am pleased to welcome both to the Crash Champions team,” said Matt Ebert, founder and CEO of Crash Champions. “These organizations have established themselves as leading providers of premier collision repair in the region, thanks to a passion for excellence and quality workmanship. We look forward to expanding Crash Champions’ service for our Seattle customers while providing an industry-leading culture for our team members.”

Collision repair companies interested in joining the Crash Champions team are encouraged to visit
to learn more.

For more information about Crash Champions, visit and watch the company’s story here.

Collision repair companies interested in selling their business are encouraged to visit to learn more.

About Crash Champions

Crash Champions is a leading independent collision repair company operating ~570 state-of-the-art centers across 35 states and Washington, D.C. Founded in 1999 as a single shop outside Chicago by industry veteran and entrepreneur Matt Ebert, today Crash Champions is one of the fastest-growing and largest founder-led and operated collision repair MSOs in America. For more information, visit

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