ABRA’s portfolio now includes 132 company-owned locations and 48 independently-owned franchises for a total of 180 collision repair centers in 17 states. “This deal is another important step for us and strengthens our position as an industry leader,” said Duane Rouse, ABRA’s president and chief executive officer. “This acquisition builds on our increasing success in the region and helps meet the demand of our customers and business partners. This is an exciting time for the company and the next chapter in ABRA’s aggressive growth strategy.” The new ABRA location is at 2727 Maryville Road in Maryville, IL, and will serve the Metro East, surrounding communities, and the city of St. Louis, MO. X2 employees will join ABRA’s staff and continue servicing long-time customers in the area. “For many years our repair center has been a trusted part of the community,” said Scott Jennings, owner of X2 Collision.