Press listingApril 5 2022

Crash Champions Enters Oregon Market With Acquisition Of Artistic Auto Body

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Award winning, two-location collision repair center in Portland Metro Area joins Crash Champions platform

Chicago, IL, April 5, 2022 – Crash Champions, LLC (“Crash Champions” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s fastest-growing independent collision repair companies, announced today that it has entered the Portland market through the acquisition of Artistic Auto Body (“Artistic”). One of the Northwest’s premier auto body shops for electric and hybrid vehicle repairs, Artistic has two locations comprising over 75,000 square feet: 7585 SW Hunziker St. in Tigard, and 27975 SW Parkway Ave. in Wilsonville.

“I am thrilled that Artistic Auto Body is joining the Crash Champions family and providing us with our entry point into the Portland Metro Area and Oregon more broadly,” said Matt Ebert, founder and CEO of Crash Champions. “Artistic’s highly accredited technicians, multiple factory certifications and state-of-the-art electric vehicle repair center have made them one of Portland’s best and most trusted body shops. As a testament to this excellence, their Tigard location was named Outstanding Shop of the Year for 2020 by VeriFacts, and under the Crash banner we intend to maintain that elite standard moving forward.”

“The past 40 years of building Artistic into what it is today has been an incredible experience, and it is only fitting that an owner and operator like Matt and his team at Crash Champions are the ones to take the reins to help continue that growth,” said Terry Mostul, owner of Artistic Auto Body. “It has been a privilege to help restore our customers’ peace of mind in difficult times through high-quality repairs and compassionate service, and I know that while the sign on the front will change, people will still find the same level of professionalism and repair excellence when they walk through the doors.”

For more information about Crash Champions, visit crashchampions.com/ and watch our video here.

For those collision repair companies interested in selling their business, Crash has made it easy. Please visit crashchampions.com/sell-your-shop to learn more.

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About Crash Champions

Crash Champions is a leading independent collision repair company operating more than 190 state-of-the-art centers across 20 states – including: California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin – and Washington, DC. Founded in 1999 as a single shop outside Chicago by industry veteran and entrepreneur Matt Ebert, today Crash Champions is a top national brand and one of the fastest growing collision repair companies in America. For more information, visit www.crashchampions.com.

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

Collision repair companies interested in selling their business are encouraged to visit crashchampions.com/sell-your-shop 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 www.crashchampions.com.

 
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