Airdrie Autobody was established in 1995 by Rick and Theresa Whitty. The business started out with 3600 sq. ft. of shop space and 2 employees. In 1999 the shop space doubled in size to 7200 sq. ft. and over this time the business had grown to take on 7 full time employees. The shop expended again 4 years later in 2003, taking on 3 additional employees as well as an extra 2000 sq. ft. of space, including the space which is home to Enterprise Rent-a-Car.
As of January 2013, 18 years since it was first opened, Airdrie Autobody has expanded to 12,000 sq. ft. of shop space and currently employs 15 full time employees, including 2 office staff, 1 estimator, 1 shop foreman, 4 licensed body techs, 2 licensed painters, 1 parts person, 1 detailer and 1 apprentice. Of the current 15 employees 11 have been with the company for over 5 years and 6 have been employed for over 10.