We are excited and proud to announce the two leading companies in the collision repair industry, Caliber Collision Centers and Abra Auto Body Repair of America, have officially merged.
Earlier this month on February 5, 2019, the merger between Abra and Caliber officially closed. Combined under the Caliber brand name, our powerful company unites two proven, talented teams operating more than 1,000 collision centers across 37 states and the District of Columbia. This broad geographic coverage makes us even better equipped to serve our customers, clients, teammates and communities.
“We plan on maintaining all existing centers from both companies as we embark on our journey to create one company with one operating model and one culture. We plan on further strengthening our culture that strongly supports our teammates’ careers behind industry-leading development programs.” Steve Grimshaw, CEO of Caliber
Caliber is headquartered in Lewisville, TX. Abra is headquartered in Brooklyn Field, MN, and is held by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman.
“The combined company’s expanded suite of one-stop services, together with its culture dedicated to doing the right thing for customers, clients and teammates, represents the future of the collision repair industry.” – Erik Ragatz, Partner at Hellman & Friedman
The goal is to continue to deliver high customer satisfaction rates and expand with new services like:
- First national lifetime warranty
- Dedicated non-drive facilities
- Express repair centers
- Aluminum-certified and high-line centers
- Diagnostic scanning
- Calibration service
- Broadest network of OEM-certified locations in the U.S.
But that’s just the beginning. Together we’ll continue to push the industry forward. We’re fired up to welcome all new teammates as we expand our footprint to more than a thousand locations across the U.S.
Together, we’re stronger than ever and will continue to blaze new trails as the nation’s leading collision repair company. Our combined company will be investing even more in enhanced technologies, specialized resources and innovative processes to redefine world-class standards for quality repairs and customer service in the industry.We are going to continue to deliver unsurpassed quality and customer satisfaction – always delivering on our Purpose – Restoring the Rhythm of Your Life®.