ABRA Auto Body & Glass

Various Locations | Commercial

Overview

ABRA Auto Body & Glass Repair Services counts on ISG to expand its brand, improve store efficiency nationwide, maintain a consistent image and productive workspaces through the design of new facilities and renovations.


Opportunity

The extensive amount of specialized work areas and equipment within ABRA facilities requires meticulous coordination of HVAC and dust collection systems, water and air systems, electrical systems, and lighting design.

Solution

Throughout these large-scale projects, ISG upholds constant communication and effective group collaboration, ensuring that each ABRA facility maintains brand identity, promotes productivity, and is more efficient. Working across the country, the team works closely with ABRA, development consultants, construction managers, local subcontractors and suppliers, City administrators, and building code officials to ensure each facility satisfies local needs and requirements. Through an integrated design approach, ISG holistically analyzes structural, mechanical, and electrical systems and incorporates the most efficient and cost-effective systems into each facility. The implementation of ISG’s dust collection system design minimizes rework and creates a healthier environment for employees. ISG has also installed energy recovery systems for the mechanical equipment and advanced lighting controls to improve overall facility operating efficiency and maximize equipment performance and longevity.


Market News

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June 27, 2019 – Nationwide impact is being led by Midwest-based ESOP firm ISG, with the firm having earned a Top 10 spot on the coveted Zweig Group Top 100 Hot Firm List. The architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm with 300 professionals in offices across four states has earned a spot on the list for eight years in a row, breaking through the Top 10 in 2019 to surpass last year’s #14 Hot Firm ranking. ISG also earned, again, a Marketing Excellence Award and Best Firms to Work For designation in various categories, including multi-disciplinary.
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ISG Expands Architecture and Engineering Footprint into Minneapolis West End

June 13, 2019 – ISG, a nationally recognized architecture, engineering, environmental, and planning firm, recently added a second Twin Cities offices location in the West End of Minneapolis, its third within the State. With deep Minnesota roots that date back to the firm’s inception in Mankato over 46 years ago, ISG has grown to 300+ professionals with clients nationwide and offices in four states. The firm’s West End location will be its 10th office for the 100% ESOP, complementing Bloomington and Mankato in Minnesota.
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