Chicago, Illinois – December 9, 2016 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group” or “Boyd”) today announced the December 6, 2016 opening of three collision repair centers in Florida. The centers are located in Crestview, Fort Walton Beach, and Panama CityBeach and previously operated as Factory Spec Collision Centers.
“These centers are great additions to our portfolio as they strengthen our presence in the northwest region of Florida, and complement our locations in Tallahassee and the New Orleans area,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group’s U.S.operations. “We have established a leadership position in collision repair in Florida and intend to build on this to best serve our insurance partners and ensure the Gerber brand of professional and friendly service is available throughout Florida.”
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 centers in North America in terms of number of locations and sales. The Company operates locations in five Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com), as well as in 20 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