Auto Body Shop History
When Roger Tachoir handled the upkeep on a ’57 Chevy that he needed to travel back and forth to the California University of Pennsylvania, he didn’t think a convenient hobby would develop into a full-time career in a family-owned business with his wife Kathy Griznik Tachoir. “When he graduated, more people would ask him to work on cars,” Kathy recalled. “He was a teacher. He could work on evenings, weekends, and all summer long.” While the hobby began earlier, Tachoir Auto Body became an official business in January 1973.
In October of 2017, Roger and Kathy Tachoir passed the business to the trusted hands of Eric Capenos. Eric is a Pittsburgh native and holds a degree from Penn State. Tachoir Auto Body remains one of the last standing family owned shops in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.
Tachoir Auto Body can handle your insurance claim on your behalf and fix your car from start to finish. No matter how extensive the damage.
Business Fact Sheet:
- In business since 1973
- We are a “direct repair” or “preferred” provider for many insurance companies
- ASE Blue Seal Certified
- I-Car Gold Certified
- On Site Rental Cars
Equipment / Facilities:
- (12) Bay Shop – 5,000 sq. ft.
- Dedicated Frame Machine
- Heated Spray Booth
- Mig Welders
- Resistance Welders
- CCC One Computerized Estimates
- Air Conditioning Recovery / Charging Station