Chicago, Illinois – October 12, 2018 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the October 10, 2018 opening of a collision repair location in Kennewick, Washington. This location previously operated as SonShine Collision Services and has served the market for almost 30 years, 20 years from the current location. Located on the banks of the Columbia River, Kennewick is the largest of three cities that are collectively referred to as the Tri-Cities, which also includes Pasco and Richland. With a combined population approaching 250,000, the Tri-Cities area is the fourth largest metropolitan area in Washington. Kennewick is located about two hours southwest of Spokane and three hours northeast of Portland.
“Entry into this market will allow us to serve new customers and assist our insurance clients,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “We are pleased to be expanding Gerber’s presence in Washington.”
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 24 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