Chicago, Illinois - August 14, 2012 - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a two new repair centers in North Carolina and one in Georgia. The Boyd Group now operates 151 locations in the U.S.
The first repair center is located in Concord, North Carolina and was previously known as Turn 2 Collision. It is approximately 10,000 square feet in size. The second center in Havelock, North Carolina previously operated as Robert's Body Shop and is approximately 20,000 square feet in size. Both centers are now operating under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name.
The new repair center in Alpharetta, Georgia is approximately 10,000 square feet in size. It previously operated as Carson Automotive and is now also operating under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name.
"The opening of these centers brings our total locations in North Carolina to 19 and in Georgia to 13, as we continue to execute on our growth strategy by adding new centers in attractive locations to our North American footprint," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. Operations. "Concord is the largest city in Cabarrus County and this addition will help expand our brand in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Havelock is home to the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, the world's largest Marine Corps Air Station, with over 25,000 military personnel. The Havelock location will allow us to better serve vehicle owners and insurance partners on the North Carolina coastline. Likewise, the new Alpharetta center will help us expand service coverage in the north-eastern Atlanta area."
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 (https://www.boydautobody.com), as well as in 14 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass (https://www.gerbercollision.com), True2Form, Master Collision Repair, and Pearl Auto Body. 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 https://www.boydgroup.com.
For further information, please contact:
President & CEO
Tel: (204) 895-1244
Business Development Manager
Tel: (847) 410-6003