Chicago, Illinois -- June 29, 2012 -- The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the acquisition of a collision repair center in Burlington, Washington. The Boyd Group now owns and operates 13 locations in Washington, which brings the total number of U.S. locations to 142.
The new repair center, previously known as Burlington Collision, will operate under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name. It is approximately 8,500 square feet in size, with 7,500 square feet of production space. Its location will help bridge the territory between our Bellingham and Marysville repair centers.
"As part of our strategy to grow our operations across North America, the addition of the new center in Burlington helps strengthen our presence in Washington," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "This location will help us better serve vehicle owners and insurance partners in the Skagit County area."
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 at the contact coordinates below, for more information.
About The Boyd Group Inc.
The Boyd Group Inc. is the largest operator of collision repair centres in North America. The Company operates locations in the four Western Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass, as well as in 14 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, True2Form, and Master Collision Repair. The Company also operates Gerber National Glass Services, an auto glass repair and replacement referral business with approximately 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 website at https://www.boydgroup.com.
For further information, please contact:
President & CEO
Tel: (204) 895-1244
Business Development Manager
Tel: (847) 410-6003