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Marietta Wrecker Service

June 27, 2018


Marietta Wrecker Service is a Cobb County based, family owned, towing and recovery business founded in 1974. They offer a wide range of transportation services, 24 hours a day to meet the needs of their customers. Marietta Wrecker transports anything from small passenger vehicles to large pieces of construction equipment. Marietta Wrecker was the first company in the southeast to add a specialized trailer that is capable of hauling large buses and RVs completely off the ground. They can now move buses all over the county.

Marietta Wrecker Service knows their customers require services usually in stressful situations, so Marietta Wrecker tries their best to empathize with the customers and help alleviate stress. Above all, Marietta Wrecker Service upholds a strong focus on professionalism to provide quality service through attracting and retaining the best people and maintaining the best equipment. Over the years, Marietta Wrecker Service has earned a positive reputation in the community, which helps to create new business and attract great people for their team. Their team of professionals is often described as having extreme integrity by keeping their promises and righting any mistakes they make along the way.

Marietta Wrecker Service believes with the influx of large businesses and sport facilities in Cobb County there will be an increased need for vehicle storage. As a result, Marietta Wrecker Service is looking into new ways to create a more environmentally friendly accident storage facility. To grow their business further, Marietta Wrecker plans to relocate their facility to a larger space in effort to add more capacity for their existing customers and make room for future customers.

Learn More about Marietta Wrecker Service 

Owners: Chris Welchel and Steve Welchel 

Year Established: 1974

Location: Marietta

Number of Employees: 49 (full-time); 8 (part-time)

Percentages of Sales Growth in 2017: 11.8 %

Did you know: In 2017, Marietta Wrecker Service dedicated a wrecker to the ovarian cancer awareness campaign by changing their truck logo to the teal color adopted by the organization. Each operator wears a teal uniform shirt and hands out pamphlets to help spread awareness about this disease. This cause is significant to the owners after losing a member of their family to ovarian cancer.


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