Chicago, Illinois – November 2, 2018 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the November 1, 2018 opening of five collision repair locations in the Kansas City, Missouri market. The centers, located in Kansas City (3), Smithville and St. Joseph, previously operated as A & B Body Shop, Inc., originating 56 years ago. With this growth, Gerber now operates collision repair centers in 25 states. Kansas City is the largest city in Missouri and the central city of a metropolitan area of approximately 2.1 million people.
“We look forward to maintaining the high level of service provided at these locations, introducing our brand to a new state and better assisting our insurance clients,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “As we continue to expand our presence and establish locations in new states, we better position ourselves to serve our customers across the country.”
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 Stephen Boyd at the contact coordinates below for more information.
About The Boyd Group Inc.
The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Company”), directly and through subsidiaries, 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 locations in five Canadian provinces under the trade names Boyd Autobody & Glass (https://www.boydautobody.com) and Assured Automotive (https://www.assuredauto.ca), as well as in 25 U.S. states under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass (https://www.gerbercollision.com). The Company uses newly acquired brand names during a transition period until acquired locations have been rebranded.The Company is also a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with locations across 34 U.S. states 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. GNCS has approximately 5,500 affiliated glass provider locations and 4,600 affiliated emergency roadside services providers throughout the U.S. 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:
Vice President, Corporate Development
Tel: (204) 594-1776