July 30, 2010 -- The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a new repair center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The repair center, previously known as Northwest Autobody & Paint, was recently acquired by the Boyd Group and now operates under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name. The new location is approximately 18,500 square feet in size, with nearly 17,000 square feet of production space. It is well located to help serve consumers and insurance clients in the northwestern Las Vegas area. With this new facility, Gerber Collision & Glass now operates three centers in Nevada and 56 overall in the United States. Together with its 37 centers in Canada, the Boyd Group owns and operates 93 centers in North America.
"Our latest acquisition is consistent with our strategy of expanding into select markets and growing our network of repair centers across North America," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. Operations. "Our newest location in Las Vegas enhances our ability to serve our customers in the northwestern part of that city."
The Boyd Group is continuously looking to add new collision repair locations to its existing network in Canada and the U.S. Interested collision repair center owners are asked to contact Kim Allen, Business Development Manager for Gerber Collision & Glass, for more information.
About The Boyd Group Inc.
The Boyd Group Inc. is the largest operator of collision repair centres in Canada and among the largest in North America. The company operates locations in the four Western Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass, as well as in seven U.S. states under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass. The company also operates Gerber National Glass Services, an auto glass repair and replacement referral business with 3,000 affiliated service providers throughout the United States. For more information on The Boyd Group Inc. or Boyd Group Income Fund, please visit our Web site at www.boydgroup.com.
For further information, please contact:
President & CEO
Tel: (204) 895-1244
Business Development Manager
Tel: (847) 410-6003