May 3, 2011 - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a new repair center in McDonough, Georgia. The center, previously known as McDonough Collision, was recently acquired by the Boyd Group and now operates under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name. The new facility is approximately 26,000 square feet in size, with 24,000 square feet of production space. With this addition, the Boyd Group is now able to serve consumers and insurance clients in the county seat of Henry County, 30 miles south of Atlanta. The Boyd Group now owns and operates 12 repair centers in Georgia and a total of 99 in the U.S., including 37 repair centers that operate under the True2Form trade name.
"We continue to execute on 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. "The new McDonough repair center helps us introduce the Gerber Collision & Glass brand to an additional Georgia market and we are very pleased to be able to serve new customers in this location."
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 centers in North America. The company operates locations in the four Western Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass, as well as in 11 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass and True2Form Collision Repair Centers. 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 https://www.boydgroup.com.
For further information, please contact:
President & CEO
Tel: (204) 895-1244
Business Development Manager
Tel: (847) 410-6003