July 2, 2014
Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires New Repair Center in Illinois
Chicago, Illinois - July 2, 2014
— The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced a new location in Chicago, Illinois acquired on June 30, 2014. The repair center previously operated under the name of Crawford Auto Restoration. It has approximately 26,050 square feet and now operates under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name.
“This repair center has served its neighborhood for over 50 years and will help us to further expand our market share in Chicago,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group’s U.S. operations. “We remain on track towards achieving our targeted growth rate of 6 to 10% through single store additions.”
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 non-franchised collision repair centers in North America in terms of number of locations and one of the largest in terms of sales. The Company operates locations in five Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com
), as well as in 15 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com
), Hansen Collision, Collision Revision and Collex Collision Experts. The Company is also a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with locations across 28 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, Glass America, Auto Glass Services, Auto Glass Only, Auto Glass Authority, S&L Glass and Hansen Auto Glass. The Company also operates two third party administrators that offer first notice of loss, glass and related services. Gerber National Glass Services is an auto glass repair and replacement referral business with approximately 3,000 affiliated service providers throughout the U.S. under the “Gerber National Glass Services” name and “Netcost Claims Services” which, in addition to its referral business, also owns and operates its own call center and offers roadside assistance services. For more information on The Boyd Group Inc. or Boyd Group Income Fund, please visit our website at (http://www.boydgroup.com
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