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Tuffy Auto Service Center in Altoona Transfers Ownership

Aug 11, 2014

Local franchisee purchases first location in Polk County.
Toledo, OH

On May 1st 2010, the Altoona Tuffy Auto Service Center on 8th Street was sold to local business entrepreneur, Tom Peterson. Tom has an extensive background throughout various industries including automotive service and repair.
“Tom brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience of the auto repair business to residents in Altoona and the surrounding areas,” states Roger Hill, President and CEO of Tuffy Associates Corp. “I am confident that Tom and his staff will do a terrific job at this location.

“The Altoona community is a warm and inviting place to shop, interact, and conduct business,” mentioned Tom Peterson. “I am extremely excited at the opportunity to work with the existing customers at this location and look forward to reaching out and networking with other area businesses and organizations.”

With a complete list of full service automotive care from tires and brake service to oil changes and alignments, Tuffy can fix nearly every problem on nearly every make and model of vehicle, foreign and domestic. For a complete list of available services and for money saving coupons, please visit The Altoona Tuffy is located at 3345 8th Street SW, just East of Wal-Mart on 8th Street and is open from Monday – Friday 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM and Saturday 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Please be sure to contact the store by phone (515-957-8223) to learn more about Tuffy.

Tuffy is one of the largest full-service automotive repair franchises in the country. Headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, Tuffy Associates Corp. operates and franchises over 235 Tuffy Auto Service Centers in Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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