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ARS Truck and Fleet Service Expands Facilities Following Merger with Delaware Truck Refinishers
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NEW CASTLE, Del.—October 13, 2020 — ARS Truck and Fleet Service is expanding, the company announced today. ARS has relocated partner firm, Delaware Truck Refinishers from their Wilmington, Delaware location to a full-service, upgraded state-of-the-art facility in New Castle, Delaware. This move comes on top of last year’s merger between the two companies. Together, this successful partnership enables the company to offer additional services in body repair, detailing and paint. They can offer customers a complete menu of options, including fleet management, truck and vehicle repair, trailer repair, body shop and mobile services. The new DTR facility boasts a substantial 40,000 sq. feet work area. This space can accommodate large commercial vehicles and trailers. ARS is just around the corner for mobile repair, light-duty and heavy-duty work, and fabrication.
Owner and President Patrick Connell comments, “We made the important decision to merge ARS Truck and Fleet Service with Delaware Truck Refinishers to increase our offerings as a full-service commercial truck service leader. The new partnership has given us the resources to better serve our customers. Expanding services has made news in our industry, and has enhanced our reputation as the go-to fleet and trucking solution in our region. We now have the capacity and room to manage repair and body services. I’m proud to say that our company was recently recognized by the Delaware Business Times as one of the ‘Fastest 50 Growing Companies’ in Delaware. We also received the award for, ‘Best Service Sales – High Volume’ from the Automotive Training Institute in 2019.”
Delaware Truck Refinishers provides high-level body and collision repair, frame repair, refinishing, branding and painting as well as high-quality and experienced fabrication. DTR repairs vans, RVs, fire trucks, ambulances, box trucks, buses and tractor trailers. With so many people wanting to take their vacations on the road, DTR can consult on the customization of camper vans, airstreams, RV spaces and tour buses to accommodate families and “road offices.” They are also equipped to manage RV maintenance, repair and warranty work.
DTR is managed by United States Air Force veteran Robert Daugherty, Service Manager, and Lisa Krauss, Office Manager. The company offers free estimates from its body repair facility. They can also come to the vehicle’s location to provide free on-site estimates on collision repairs, painting and special requests. The DTR team is known in the fleet service industry for their continued excellence in high quality body, detail and paint repair. They bring expert skills to interior and exterior structural damage, as well as to fabricating and welding work.
ARS and DTR service Northern and Central Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New Jersey and Northeastern Maryland. Their service managers are on standby to service any requests relating to fleet and vehicle repair.