Chicago, Illinois - December 13, 2012 - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a new collision repair center in Orlando, Florida. The new repair center is approximately 15,000 square feet in size and previously operated as Colonial Auto Body. It now operates under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name. With this addition, the Boyd Group owns and operates 37 repair centers in Florida, which brings the total number of U.S. locations to 180.
"We continue to grow our presence in Florida, as we open our 14th location in the Greater Orlando Area," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "We strongly believe that Florida is an attractive market for the Boyd Group. The new location on Amelia Street helps expands the Gerber brand and allows us to better serve customers and insurance partners in the Orlando metro market."
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 (http://www.boydautobody.com), as well as in 14 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com), Pearl Auto Body, The Recovery Room, and Autocrafters. 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 http://www.boydgroup.com.
For further information, please contact:
President & CEO
Tel: (204) 895-1244
Business Development Manager
Tel: (847) 410-6003