July 30, 2021

Classic Collision Reaches Landmark 100 Locations with Another Multi-Shop Acquisition in the Pacific Northwest

By Classic Collision


Atlanta, GA – Classic Collision, LLC, a leading national multi-site collision repair operator based in Atlanta, announced its newest acquisition of fourteen Central Auto Body locations in Oregon and Washington. Classic Collision now operates a total of 100 repair centers in Georgia, Florida, Alabama, South Carolina, California, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington.

Central Auto Body has been providing three decades of quality automotive service in Oregon. With a footprint covering the Portland, Seattle/Tacoma and Medford markets, their top-notch technicians take pride in ensuring an exemplary experience for customers. “Classic Collision has incredible momentum in the collision industry right now, and we are excited to be part of their expansion into new markets and look forward to serving the community under the Classic name,” said Bret Bothwell, former owner of Central Auto Body.

“Central Auto Body has a vital reputation in the community. Their high-quality, reliable repairs and superior customer service set them apart from competitors. There is significant potential in this growing market, and we are pleased to welcome all the team members to the Classic Collision Family. With the hard work and dedication from the entire Classic team, we have more than doubled the size of the company within the last 12 months. Throughout the year we will continue to advance our presence in this market and across the country,” states Toan Nguyen, CEO of Classic Collision.

“Welcoming our 100th shop into the Classic Collision family in a record timeframe is a remarkable achievement led by Toan, the outstanding Classic team and the trust placed in us by founders and owners in the collision industry” said Ricardo Gonzalez, Director at New Mountain Capital. “Classic’s commitment to the development and growth of its talented employees, business partners and high-quality repairs combine to now deliver outstanding service experiences for all customers in the Oregon and Washington markets.”

About Classic Collision
Classic Collision was established in 1983 in Atlanta, Georgia with a single goal: to offer quality service to its customers with integrity and honesty. We do this by employing the best talent and using the highest-quality materials. Classic Collision is one of the largest privately held national providers of auto body repair services with 205 state-of-the-art repair facilities in 15 states across the U.S. For over 37 years, Classic Collision has put customer satisfaction first in all we do. We are proud to provide high-quality auto body repairs with properly trained technicians and the appropriate equipment. We hold numerous manufacturer certifications and factory-direct training which makes us a leader in comprehensive collision repair.

Classic Collision is continuously looking to add new collision repair locations and automotive glass businesses to its existing network as well as expand into new markets within the U.S. If you are considering selling your business, please visit classiccollision.com/join/ and start a confidential discussion today.

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