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Herb Chambers Collision Center Braintree, MA

Herb Chambers Opens a New Collision Center in Braintree, MA.

Herb Chambers Collision Center Braintree, MA

Herb Chambers Collision Center Braintree, MA

The Herb Chambers Companies are growing!

A new collision center and truck repair garage opened recently on Lundquist Drive in Braintree, it represents the Herb Chambers Companies fourth and biggest service center.

The former Braintree warehouse now contains 44 body shop repair bays and 16 repair spots for commercial trucks and buses. There are plans to hire twenty more technicians for the center which opened last month.

The collision center that was operating on Washington Street is now closed.  In recent years, a number of local Ford Dealerships closed their doors which lead to a steady increase in repair business for Herb Chambers.

The Lundquist Drive Building is 78,400 square feet and was purchased two years ago by the Herb Chambers Companies for three million dollars. An estimated five million was spent in converting the space into a state of the art collision center and truck repair shop.

This collision facility is far from ordinary; it provides a more modern environment than most body shops.  Windows for natural light, vacuum hoses area attached to the tools that sand vehicles to allow for scrubbing dust particles out of the air.

Every aspect of the operation is equipped with the most up to date computerized diagnostic equipment to help technicians straighten frames or match paint to cars’ original colors.  Office space is available for insurance appraisers to use to fill out reports.

The Herb Chambers new collision center will also be used to expand a growing heavy truck repair business. Over a half a million dollars was spent to elevate the roof of the building to accommodate box trucks and buses. The truck repair facility replaces the one on Wood Road, which has a lease that expires in May.

Maximizing the use of the space; part of the building will be used to store new vehicles such as Ford Mustangs with accessories that are frequent targets of thieves when parked outside at a dealership.

The Herb Chambers Companies is expanding in 2009!  In addition to the Somerville-based auto groups 43 dealerships in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  New dealerships in Westboro and Sudbury are scheduled to open in the next few months.  In February, an all new dealership has opened for Audi Burlington, A Herb Chambers Company and Porsche of Burlington, A Herb Chambers Company located on 62 Cambridge St., Route 3A, Burlington, Massachusetts.

The Herb Chambers Collision center in Braintree is hiring experienced craftsmen to fill painters and metal technicians for the body shop and diesel-certified mechanics for the truck repair shop.

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