Chicago, Illinois – June 30, 2021 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) announced the acquisition of 16 collision repair centers located in South Carolina and Georgia.
These repair centers operated as John Harris Body Shops originating in 1975 in Columbia, South Carolina. The South Carolina repair centers are located in Bluffton, Charleston, Columbia (2), Greenville, Greer, Irmo, Lexington (2), Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston, Summerville and Sumter. The Georgia locations are in Augusta, Evans and Grovetown.
Charleston is the largest city in South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County and a popular tourist destination in a metropolitan area of over 800,000 people.
The state capital Columbia is located near the center of the state and is the second largest city in South Carolina. It is the primary city in a metropolitan area of approximately 850,000 people.
Greenville is the sixth largest city in South Carolina and approximately halfway between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC. It is the largest city in a rapidly growing area of approximately 920,000 people.
Augusta is two hours east of Atlanta and is the second largest city in Georgia and principal city of a metropolitan area of approximately 600,000 people.
“We are very excited about this acquisition which expands our footprint in South Carolina and Georgia. We welcome these teams which have extensive collision repair experience and we look forward to working with them to provide high-quality repairs and outstanding customer service,” said Kevin Burnett, COO of Gerber Collision & Glass. “The acquisition of these repair centers will introduce our brand and leading service model to new customers and further assist our insurance clients.”
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 Jason Hope at the coordinates below for more information.
About The Boyd Group Inc.
The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Company”) is one of the largest operators of non-franchised collision repair centers in North America in terms of number of locations and sales. The Company operates in Canada under the trade names Boyd Autobody & Glass (https://www.boydautobody.com) and Assured Automotive (https://www.assuredauto.ca), as well as in the U.S. under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass (https://www.gerbercollision.com). In addition, the Company is a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with operations under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, Glass America, Auto Glass Service, Auto Glass Authority and Autoglassonly.com. The Company also operates a third party administrator, Gerber National Claim Services (“GNCS”), that offers glass, emergency roadside and first notice of loss services. For more information on The Boyd Group Inc. or Boyd Group Services Inc., please visit our website at (https://www.boydgroup.com).
For further information, please contact:
Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Projects
Tel: (530) 774-3887