We are Quality. Affordability. ACE.

Who We Are

Ace Truck Body & Trailer Repair, Inc.'s motto, "You Had A Choice And You Chose Us," has led us through 38 years of growth and success as a full-service operation specializing in body and engine repair and painting of tractor-trailer and medium-size trucks, as well as mobile units to provide on-site repairs.

Al Karnitz Since Al Karnitz, our Founder, opened the doors to our company on August 11, 1981, the company has grown from four employees to more than 48 employees, and work out of our 33,000 square-foot custom-built repair facility, located just three miles from its original location. Over time, the company has become a successful, seven-figure, family-run business. Al's eldest son, Allan Karnitz, is in Sales and in charge of Public Relations.

For the 38 years that Ace Truck Body & Repair, Inc. has been in business, they have not only contributed to Gwinnett's economy, they have also given back to the community through leadership roles held by Karnitz including serving as the secretary of the South Gwinnett Rotary and serving as the South Gwinnett Rotary's president for the 2007-2008 term. Ace Truck Body & Repair is also a longtime member of the Norcross Business Association.

Today, Jamie Cole and John Vian have partnered to continue to grow the business, and continue to offer excellent parts and servcie to the greater Atlanta area.

What We Do

We promise to deliver exceptional service and quality work at an affordable price. We are a locally owned, full-service truck and trailer service operation specializing in engine and body repair and painting of tractor-trailer and medium-size trucks. In addition, we provide mobile units to provide on-site repairs, as well as expedited service if time is of the essence.

Team Our specialties include the following Services:

  • Engine Repair
  • Paint & Body Work
  • Trailer Repair
  • Mobile Dispatch Service
  • Expedited Service

Our team of professionals will provide quality work with reasonable turn-around time so that your truck or trailer can get back on the road. We strive to keep your costs as low as possible. We manage the entire process with precision. At Ace Truck Body & Trailer Repair we promise a hassle-free experience.

Our strong company background, and both established and continually growing customer base has provided the company with stability and growth for its 38-year life span. Our customer base consists of truck rental, long distance moving van lines, local movers, Pepsi, Frito Lay, Eagle Rock Budweiser, Ryder, Enterprise, First Lease, INL Truck Leasing, BellSouth and numerous other small truck companies.

Customer Support

Our entire team, including the management, mechanics, technicians, and all support staff will try to make your experience with ACE an enjoyable experience, whether you're buying parts or refurbishing your truck, trailer or entire fleet. Contact us to find out first-hand.


Don't just take it from us... Hear what a few of our clients say about our professionalism, competitive pricing, and superior customer service. You may even find out what former employees think of the way we do business.


We're located in beautiful Norcross, Georgia, and provide easy access to and from our large and convenient location near I-85. If you need our mobile service, we can come to you fast. For more information, see our Contact Page.


What We Know

While we don't know everything... after 38 years in the business, there is not much we haven't seen. We'll help you find the part you need for your truck or trailer, diagnose a specific problem with your rig, or define a maintenance plan to help you manage your fleet with as little stress as possible. Here's a short list of what we know, and the professionals that make sure you either become or remain a happy customer.

Truck Engine Repair
Truck Body Repair & Painting
Trailer Repair
Truck & Trailer Parts
Jamie Cole Jamie Cole President/CEO Jamie started with Ace in 2014. With her 20+ years of automotive financial experience, she is able to complete the necessary budgets and controls to grow Ace to new heights.
John Vian John Vian Vice President/Owner John comes to Ace with a long history and passion of automotive mechanics. He is joining us as partner to Jamie Cole in ownership of the business. He will not be onsite daily in the beginning while he finishes up with his other responsibilities.
Chris Morgan Chris Morgan Manager/Safety Chris is new to Ace, and brings a wealth of knowledge with him, to fulfill the role of Assistant General Manager/Safety Director, and is assisting us with new safety procedures.
Mark Brantley Mark Brantley Parts Manager Mark Brantley has recently joined our team to manage our trailer parts. If you need trailer parts, Mark is our go-to guy, and will get you up and running fast, and affordably.