November 29, 2022—As part of the “Best of 2022” series from Fargo, North Dakota, Forum newspaper, Matt’s Automotive & Collision Center was named the best bodyshop in the region.
“We get the pleasure of taking a terrible situation and turning it into something easy and carefree,” owner Matt Lachowitzer told the newspaper. “There are many misconceptions when working with insurance companies and body repair. We like to take the time to educate [customers] about their choices and options. It can be very overwhelming, especially if this is their first accident.”
According to the store website, Matt’s was formerly known as Corey’s Customs and Collision before being acquired and renovated in February 2018. The store is now part of the Matt’s Automotive Service Center network with locations in North Dakota and Minnesota. Lachowitzer started the business in 2009 as a two-story store. He said the store not only serves the Fargo community in collision repair, but also partners with the local Ronald McDonald House branch to provide free repairs to families living in the home.
The runners-up for Best Auto Body Shop in Fargo were:
- Runner-up: Quality Auto Body
- Third place: Northwest Auto Body Inc.
- Fourth place: Muscatell Subaru
- Fifth Place: Progressive Auto Refinishers Inc.