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Automotive reconditioning business expands at former Cleveland, Tennessee, airport

Jan. 7—CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Nearly a decade after Cleveland’s municipal airport was relocated to a larger facility, the old airport and its 0.6-mile landing strip and hangars are serving as a new kind of runway for a growing business that Cleveland native Chad Roberts hopes takes off nationwide.

Within the five maintenance and hangar buildings at the old airport, Roberts’ newly formed Solutions Oriented Services is detailing and reconditioning cars and trucks for the e-commerce auto sales company Vroom. The new automotive conditioning company, which is patterned after Roberts’ Detail Integrated Services business he has built over the past decade in Houston, will inspect, clean and perform minor mechanical, painting and equipment repairs for used cars Vroom will bring to the former airport site from about a 150-mile radius.

Once cleaned up and reconditioned, Solutions Oriented Services will use a photo studio to get the best photographs of the vehicles

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