Chicago, IL, October 19, 2021 – Crash Champions, LLC (“Crash Champions” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s fastest growing independent collision repair companies, announced today it has acquired Auto Tech & Body (“Auto Tech”), a leading South Florida collision repair center located at 429 N. Dixie Highway, Pompano Beach, FL. The addition of Auto Tech will serve as Crash’s 11th location in the state and represents the Company’s first expansion in Florida after initially entering the market earlier this year with the acquisition of Signature Collision.
“Auto Tech has established itself as a go-to destination for collision repair services in South Florida thanks to its commitment to integrity, service and excellence, which are the same core principles that guide Crash Champions in everything we do,” said Matt Ebert, founder and CEO of Crash Champions. “After entering the Florida market this past June through our acquisition of Signature Collision, Auto Tech represents a tremendous complement to our existing footprint that will help to accelerate our growth in the region. On behalf of everyone at Crash, I am thrilled to welcome the talented professionals at Auto Tech into the Crash family, and I look forward to continuing their legacy of quality repairs and second-to-none service.”
“For over 30 years, Auto Tech’s certified technicians have delivered superior workmanship in an environmentally friendly facility, and I look forward to continuing to service the automotive needs of our community as part of the Crash Champions family,” said Jay Ghanem, owner of Auto Tech & Body. “Matt and team have time and again shown a tremendous ability to successfully integrate like-minded repair shops into the Crash Champions platform, and I am confident that the additional resources, expertise, and scale we gain as a result of this transaction will further elevate the experience we can provide to our neighbors in the community.”