Our Automotive History - Beck's Auto Center | Lafayette, Indiana


EST. 1972

Our History

The Beck Muffler Service Center was established in 1972 by Harry Beck. Bill Hancock worked for Harry after he and his wife were both honorably discharged in 1971, from the United States Marine Corp. Bill helped Harry establish the Lafayette store until 1981 when he purchased the company from Harry. For 26 years, Bill and his family have been providing the community with low cost, high quality products with exceptional customer service. Bill for years spearheaded your cars exhaust needs and provided other vehicle services that changed with the automotive industry. Throughout our duration, the employees at Beck's Auto Center have been providing our customers and commercial accounts with quick, reliable service at a fraction of the cost.

Robert Hancock joined his father after being honorably discharged from the United States Air Force in 2003. He's taken over the reigns from his father and is now following his footsteps. He believes that the core values his father built the business on in the 80’s and 90’s will continue to make Beck's Auto Center a preferred auto repair shop in the Lafayette area.

beck's auto center small business of the month 2013

March 2013

Small Business of the Month

Rob Hancock and his team at Beck’s Auto Center were pleasantly surprised to receive the March Small Business of the Month Award from Greater Lafayette Commerce. “It is always nice to be recognized by our customers, other local businesses, and the community for the hard work of our dedicated team,” remarked Hancock.

On hand to present the Small Business of the Month award (see photo) were L-R: Greg Eiler, Lafayette Savings Bank, Rob and Cassandra Hancock, State Representative Sheila Klinker and Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski.

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Hear what our happy customers have to say about our excellent service.

Have been to this repair shop a couple times now with different vehicles, with different repairs needing done. I have always been treated with respect and the quality of work has always been great as well. I would recommend this shop to anyone needing car repairs completed.

- Alan O'Brien

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