Chicago, Illinois – November 17, 2017 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the November 15, 2017 opening of a second collision repair location in Bay County, Florida. This brownfield development is located in Panama City, on Forester Trail, less than two miles north and south of the major Florida highways U.S. 98 and U.S. 231.
“We strategically acquired and developed this inland location 11 miles east of our Panama City Beach repair center and are now positioned to better cater to our customers and insurance partners in the area,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “We now have six locations in the Florida panhandle and these combined with our other repair centers makes Gerber a leading provider of collision repair services in the state. We look forward to continuing to grow our relationship with our Florida customers and providing them with professional and friendly service they can count on.”
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 ( http://www.boydautobody.com) and Assured Automotive ( http://www.assuredauto.ca), as well as in 21 U.S. states under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass ( http://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 ( http://www.boydgroup.com).
For further information, please contact:
Vice President, Corporate Development
Tel: (204) 594-1776
Director of Business Development
Tel: (847) 410-6003