SOURCE: Mitchell International

October 31, 2006 18:04 ET

/ CORRECTION - Mitchell International

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 31, 2006 -- In the news release, "ABRA Upgrades to Mitchell ABS™ Enterprise," issued earlier today by Mitchell International, we are advised by the company that the headline should read "ABRA to Upgrade to Mitchell ABS™ Enterprise" rather than "ABRA Upgrades to Mitchell ABS™ Enterprise." Also, the first sentence of the first paragrpah should read "Mitchell International announced today that ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a national damaged vehicle repair company, has reached the terms of an agreement with Mitchell to implement a new collision management software system pending a successful Beta test" rather than "Mitchell International, a leading provider of information, workflow, and performance management solutions to the automotive insurance claims and collision repair industries, today announced that ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a national damaged vehicle repair company, has reached an agreement with Mitchell to implement a new collision management software system" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.

ABRA to Upgrade to Mitchell ABS™ Enterprise

SAN DIEGO, CA -- October 31, 2006 -- Mitchell International announced today that ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a national damaged vehicle repair company, has reached the terms of an agreement with Mitchell to implement a new collision management software system pending a successful Beta test. Over the past 8 months, ABRA underwent an extensive evaluation process of collision management software systems. Through this process, ABRA concluded that Mitchell's ABS™ Enterprise product was the best solution for their operating needs.

"With 69 corporate repair centers, it is critical that we have proper management oversight to provide our customers with the quality and service we are known for," said Rollie Benjamin, President and Chief Executive Officer of ABRA. "ABS Enterprise will help us further improve retail store and central service operations through greater control and efficiency of our core processes. In addition to providing us with a software product that exceeds expectations, Mitchell also has the breadth and depth of resources to successfully manage the implementation process and meet our ongoing support needs."

"We are delighted to extend our long-standing partnership with ABRA," said Jim Lindner, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Mitchell. "ABRA is one of the most respected service organizations in our industry and we are pleased that they have selected Mitchell to be a part of their continued success."

ABRA will begin Beta testing in November at one repair center, and plans to introduce the system to all markets during first quarter of 2007.

"When we started our search, we knew we needed a system that would be easy to introduce to our repair centers, and that would provide a wide range of reporting to assist us in managing our business on a daily basis. We believe that we have found our long-term solution with the ABS Enterprise system," stated Scott Krohn, Executive Vice President of Operations for ABRA.

About ABRA Auto Body & Glass

ABRA Auto Body & Glass is a national damaged vehicle repair company specializing in collision repair, paintless dent removal, and auto glass repair and replacement. Started with one repair center in 1984, they have grown to ninety-two facilities in twelve states. Their plans for accelerated national growth over the next several years include acquiring existing facilities and building new locations.

About Mitchell International, Inc.

Mitchell International is a leading provider of information, workflow, and performance management solutions to the automotive insurance claims industry, serving carriers, collision repair facilities, and other commercial participants in the physical damage and auto-related medical claims markets. Mitchell facilitates millions of electronic transactions between more than 16,000 business partners each month to enhance their productivity, profitability, and customer satisfaction levels. For more information on Mitchell International, visit its Web site at www.mitchell.com.

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