Steer Automotive acquires Artis Accident Repair business

Steer Automotive Team has obtained Artis Accident Restore bodyshop organization for an undisclosed sum.

The £30m-turnover Artis group was produced in 2017 and because then has grown to 11 stores located close to the M25. Its most recent additions have been bodyshops in Borehamwood and Grays.

The addition of Artis to the existing Steer Team will take the combined procedure to 37 web-sites with 700 workers and the capacity to maintenance 70,000 motor vehicles per annum.

“We recognise the significant investment and achievements that Artis have set up throughout their estate, keeping eleven key manufacturer approvals and supporting several of the UK’s leading insurer clients,” reported Richard Steer CEO.

“Focusing on London varieties the subsequent period of our organization technique and connects the Steer Group across the Midlands, the North East and Scotland, escalating our geographical footprint and escalating our operational capacity to an unparalleled level,” he extra.

Jamie Smithyes will be joining the functioning board of Steer at an essential time of business advancement and will direct his senior management staff by way of the future section of the company development.

” We’re all incredibly excited to be becoming a member of the Steer household and as a administration team, we’ll be staying in area to be certain the continued profitable jogging of the Artis enterprise,” stated Smithyes.