January 11, 2019

Gerber Collision & Glass Enters 26th State with Opening of Repair Center in Cayce, South Carolina

Chicago, Illinois – January 11, 2019 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the January 9, 2019 opening of a location specializing in the repair of large commercial vehicles, semi trucks, buses and recreational vehicles in Cayce, South Carolina. This location previously operated as Bob Johnson’s Body Shop and has operated in the market for 45 years. Cayce is located on the Congaree River across from Columbia, the capital city of South Carolina and primary city of a metropolitan area of approximately 800,000 people. This location is the first Gerber repair center in South Carolina. Gerber now has locations in 26 states.


“This new location will help introduce our brand of service to new customers and further assist our insurance clients,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “We are excited to enter South Carolina and provide the quality repairs and service that our customers expect.”

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 (http://www.boydautobody.com) and Assured Automotive (http://www.assuredauto.ca), as well as in 26 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 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 (http://www.boydgroup.com).

For further information, please contact:
Stephen Boyd
Vice President, Corporate Development
Tel: (204) 594-1776
stephen.boyd@boydgroup.com

Corporate Headquarters
The Boyd Group Inc.

1745 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3H 1A6
Email: info@boydgroup.com
Tel: 204-895-1244
Fax: 204-895-1283