Chicago, Illinois – September 25, 2017 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group” or “Boyd”) today announced the acquisition on September 20, 2017 of a collision repair center in Issaquah, Washington, previously operated as Gilman Auto Body. Issaquah is located 16 miles east of Seattle, directly off of the western end of the Interstate 90, the longest interstate highway in the United States.
“The opening of this West Coast location is ten miles away from our Bellevue location and demonstrates our strategy of increasing our presence in a region to better serve our customers and insurance partners in the area and achieve operational synergies,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “We look forward to serving the Issaquah community with the high level of customer service and quality that has been established at this location over the past 30 years and that we are known for at all of our Gerber repair centers.”
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. (the “Company”), directly and through subsidiaries, is one of the largest operators of non-franchised collision repair centres 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 20 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 31 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 Claims 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
Director of Business Development
Tel: (847) 410-6003