Ben's Service Center: Still Family Owned After 46 Years

Ben and Andrea Santamauro take a few minutes to answer some questions about their business in Orange.

Ben and Andrea Santamauro are the owners of Ben's Service Center and Towing in Orange, Conn. Credit: Ben's
Ben and Andrea Santamauro are the owners of Ben's Service Center and Towing in Orange, Conn. Credit: Ben's
After 46 years in town — 44 at the same location on the Boston Post Road — it's hard not to think of Ben's Service Center when you think of Orange.

The business is owned by Ben and Andrea Santamauro. The couple took a few minutes to answer some questions about their business. Here's what they had to say... 

Why did you decide to open a business in town? 

Ben's is currently in its 44th year in the auto repair business in the same location. Ben founded his business with the idea of providing repair service that went above and beyond the industry standard.

What type of services does your business provide?

Towing Specializing in: Flatbeds, Wheel Lifts, Accidents, Winching, Unlocks, Tire Changes, Jump Starts, Pull Starts, Serving the entire New Haven/Orange area. Big or Small, we do it all!

What are you most proud of about your business?

Ben's is a family owned and operated independent auto repair facility that has been servicing Orange, CT since 1966. Our philosophy is to provide the absolute best auto repair service and products for our customers and their automobiles

What's something people would find surprising about your business or profession?

Great service plus a fun loving attitude, with raffles & specials...[we are] family owned & operated. [Ben's has won awards for its service, too, including:]
  • Best of New Haven Living 2013 1st Place to get your car repaired
  • New Haven Advocate 2013 2nd place
  • New Haven Advocate 2012 3rd place

How are you involved in the community?

Ben's Service Center & Towing aims to deliver the highest quality automotive service and repair at a reasonable price to outperform our clients expectations. Our vision is to establish the company as a trustworthy and exceptional asset to its community.

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Ben Santamauro March 12, 2014 at 07:34 PM
Next time your on the Boston Post Road stop in & say hello!!! Our Family - Ben., Andrea, Bob, Val, John, Ernie, Sarah & Pat - along with our crew Gordon & Kyle can't wait to serve you!!! From Ct. Emissions Testing to Oil Changes - Lottery- VAPER E- Cigs - we have it all
Maria A. Ceniccola March 13, 2014 at 09:18 AM
Good Morning Love Ben's Service Center!!!! They have raffles that you really win and that little win makes a big difference and I'm proof of it because I was A WINNER from Ben's Service Center. Customer service is very good, if you have a problem and they don't do that Ben's Service Center will try to help you find it no matter what!!!!! Also Ben's Service Center donations to my Annual Poker Run every year!!!!! Love them!!!


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