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At Best-One of Columbus, formerly Frank Anderson Tire, we provide you with the best vehicle care around. Our expert technicians are equipped to handle whatever services your vehicle requires. We also feature a key drop service, free beverage station and free Wi-Fi. Feel free to stop by today and check out all of the great services we offer!
Frank and Carl Ann Anderson were living in Warsaw, IN when Anderson was noticed by a former Firestone division manager — Ray Monteith — who was buying independent franchises in Indiana. Impressed by the young man’s work ethic, Monteith told Anderson that if he was willing to work directly for his franchise, rather than the corporation, he would eventually give Anderson the opportunity to open his own tire franchise.
After a few years, he gave Anderson his choice of either running a Firestone franchise in Elkhart — or in Columbus. He made the choice to move to Bartholomew County.
When Frank Anderson Tire Inc. opened its door for the first time in November 1971, they started with a staff of only three employees. As of last month, the company has 15 workers.
After 48 years, Frank Anderson decided the time was right and the right people in place to retire. Effective February 1, 2019, Frank Anderson Tire was acquired by Indy Tire Centers Inc, DBA Best-One of Indy. Frank Anderson Tire has been a proud Best-One member since 1971.
“I was approached by Best-One of Indy, it was like a path lit up for me because it keeps us linked to the partners I started with.” said Frank Anderson, owner of Frank Anderson Tire Company who is retiring. “Best-One of Indy strives to do things the right way and be proper members of the community. The best and deciding factor of this exit strategy is that our employees will still be here and in place.”
While the name on the building will be changing to Best-One of Columbus, it is important for customers to understand that it is business as usual with the same great local people, same great service, and quality products that Frank Anderson and his team have been delivering for the past 48 years. Kevin Rich, Frank Anderson Tire’s store manager, has been a part of the team for the past 32 years will remain on board as store manager dedicated to motivating his team to continue being the leading and most trusted providers of tires and services in the Columbus market.
Best-One of Indy understands change. Prior to March of 2018, for 32 years the name of their nine locations was Indy Tire & Auto Service. The company remains centered on their mission – Creating Raving Fans. Whether a name change, or a change in ownership, one thing that never waivers is their commitment to people.
More About the Best-One organization
Best-One was founded in 1948 by Paul Zurcher in Monroe, IN. Over the past 70 years, what started out as a single bay service station, has grown into over 250 locations in 26 states. The vision for Best-One was then, and is today, to be the leading and most trusted provider of tires and services in all of its geographic markets. Best-One is one of the largest tire dealers in all of North America, puts millions of tires on the road every year, and is a leader in the automotive service industry. Best-One - Selling tires. Serving People.
Best-One of Columbus, one of Best-One of Indy's many fine locations, is located at 2304 Hawcreek Ave, Columbus, IN 47201. We provide all of the same great auto and tire services you find at our other locations, including:
All of our locations have excellent tire and auto services and products. We are committed to continuing along the path of our founders in our commitments to our clients and their vehicles. We believe in striving for excellence in each and every repair service, maintenance routine and tire sale we carry out. Our Best-One of Columbus team is excited and ready to take on whatever challenges the day can throw at us. Visit us out today at one of our nine Best-One of Indy locations or our Best-One of Columbus location, and experience our reliable and attentive automotive care for yourself!
We are Best-One - Selling Tires. Serving People.
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