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Our History

Proudly servicing 5 locations in Northwest Indiana since our inception in 1983, the Tom & Ed’s mission has always centered around treating customers like family. Take a look back at how we got here!

Our History

Proudly servicing 5 locations in Northwest Indiana since our inception in 1983, the Tom & Ed’s mission has always centered around treating customers like family. Take a look back at how we got here!

August 1983

Tom Tylka and Ed open up Tom and Ed’s Autobody in a 2,000 sq ft space in Schererville, IN.

1986

Tom Tylka Buys Ed out transforming into a family business.

Jokingly, the name stuck because the signs and stationery was already paid for.

1988

The business Expands to the rest of the rented space and Expands to the building next to it creating a 25,000 sqft Facility.

1991

Opens the 2nd location in Crown Point on Summit Street

1994

Opens up 3rd location inside Bosak Chrysler Dealership in Merrillville. moves down the street and Builds New  Crown Point location.

2nd generation Andy Tylka takes over operations.
Climbing the Ranks

2nd generation Geoff Beckett joins Tom and Eds Autobody. Geoff moved from Painter to Manager to Corporate

Expanding to shop number 4

Purchase existing body shop in Burns Harbor as 4th Tom and Ed’s Autobody location. 

Building the Future

Opens newly built Merrillville Location and moves out of the dealership.

Lucky number 5.

Purchased existing Center Garage Dealership in Cedar lake and remodeled into our 5th location body shop.

Promoting From Within

2nd generation Geoff Beckett promoted from Shop Manager to Director of Operations for Tom and Eds Autobody.

Shaping the future

2nd generation Andy Tylka purchases remaining shares of the company to be sole owner.

A staple in the Region for years to come

Tom and Ed’s Autobody Continues to be locally owned and operated and truly believes in supporting your community.

We back our work with the Tom & Ed's 100% 

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