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

ISG Adds Minneapolis Architecture Expertise

March 20, 2020 (Minneapolis, Minnesota) – In an effort to strengthen services for a wide range of partners in the Twin Cities and across the Midwest, ISG is joining forces with Architects Rego + Youngquist, LLC. (ARY) of St. Louis Park, Minnesota. As a premier provider of design services in the education, civic and cultural, and healthcare markets, ARY’s talented professionals will add a wider breadth of expertise as they are integrated into ISG’s multi-disciplinary team.
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ISG Water Solutions Team Amplifies Resources, Adds Strategic Talent

January 28, 2020 (Storm Lake, Iowa) – ISG, a professional design and engineering firm that is 100% owned by employees, recently expanded its Water Solutions Group by welcoming long-time Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) leader Julie Sievers. Ready to embark on this new endeavor with ISG as Senior Water Specialist, Julie will complement a seasoned group of professionals, including internationally recognized Water Solutions Group Leader and Associate Principal, Uma Vempati, PE, PMP, ENV SP, Iowa project leader and Associate Principal, Tom Grafft, and many others within the firm of 315+ professionals.
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