Crash Champions continues national expansion

Jan. 17, 2023
Crash Champions acquires Gengras Collision Center in East Hartford, Conn.
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Crash Champions, one of the nation’s fastest-growing high-quality collision repair service providers, and the largest founder-led multi-shop operator (MSO) in the industry, today announced the company has finalized the acquisition of Gengras Collision Center.

The acquisition of the high-quality repair center located at 630 Tolland St. in East Hartford, Conn., marks Crash Champions’ second location in the state, following the acquisition of Andrade Motor Car on Dec. 9.

Today, Crash Champions operates a leading national lineup of premier collision repair centers in 36 states and Washington, D.C.

“This is another proud step in our growth across the Northeast and state of Connecticut,” said Matt Ebert, founder and CEO of Crash Champions. “Gengras Collision Center is a top-tier collision repair team with a reputation for high-quality service to the East Hartford community, and we’re thrilled to welcome them to Crash Champions.”

Gengras Collision Center features more than 13,000 square feet of production space and is certified Gold Class by I-CAR, representing the highest standards for technician training in the collision repair industry. It is also a Volvo-certified repair center.

“We’re proud to partner with an industry leader like Crash Champions,” said Chip and Jonathan Gengras, co-owners of Gengras Collision. “Gengras Collision has carefully built a reputation for high-quality collision repair service and joining the Crash Champions team is a natural next step for our business. Crash Champions is a dynamic and innovative founder-led collision repair team that aligns with our culture seamlessly. We look forward to the long-term value that this new chapter will bring to our customers, team members, and business partners.”

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