ABRA Continues Auto Glass Expansion with New Acquisition
July 1, 2013

by Jenna Reed, jreed@glass.com

Minneapolis-based ABRA Auto Body and Glass announced it has acquired Royal Auto Glass of Indianapolis, Ind.

Royal Auto Glass serves Indianapolis, Broad, Ripple, Carmel, Castleton, Fishers, Geist, Oaklandon, Greenwood, Speedway, Noblesville, Pendleton, Avon, Nora, Westfield and Zionville in Indiana, according to the auto glass retailer's site.

Steve Hoyt founded the business and will take on a leadership role with ABRA to maintain and manage the auto glass operations for the Indianapolis market, ABRA officials said in a statement.

"This is a great cultural fit and an exceptional opportunity for our employees," Hoyt says.

The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

According to the auto glass retailer's site, the company does both repair and windshield installation.

In May, ABRA Auto Body & Glass added a new franchisee in Holland, Mich., which is the company's second since entering the state nine months ago. Nate Yonker, the owner of the new franchisee said he plans to add auto glass repair and replacement soon.

Also in May, ABRA announced the acquisition of 23 Precision Collision Auto Body repair centers in the Seattle metro area and throughout Washington. The deal marked the company's entry into the Northwest region.

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