|Chicago, Illinois — February 6, 2014 — The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the opening of three new repair centers, two of which are located in Arizona and one in Maryland. With these new additions, Boyd Group now operates 223 U.S. locations.|
In Arizona, the new Mesa-Hampton Avenue facility is the fourth location in Mesa which is well situated on a busy main thoroughfare. This repair center is approximately 15,500 square feet. The second facility, Tempe - 3rd Street, is approximately 15,000 square feet and will be the third location in Tempe, Arizona. Both locations were previously operated under the name Kustom Koachworks and with these two new additions, Boyd Group now operates 17 repair centers in Arizona.
The repair center in Ellicott City, Maryland is located in a newly renovated building with one of the largest dealership groups in the market. It will be Boyd Group’s second location in Ellicott City and is approximately 12,500 square feet. This facility will be the Boyd Group’s 10th location in Maryland.
“With the addition of three new repair centers, we continue with our growth rate of 6 to 10% through single store-additions,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group’s U.S. operations. “Our new locations are very well-situated providing enhanced opportunities to increase brand awareness while expanding our reach to new customers and better assisting our insurance partners in these suburban markets.”
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 by number of locations. 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) and Hansen Collision. The Company is 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, and Hansen Auto Glass. 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 U.S. under the “Gerber National Glass Services” name. 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:
President & CEO
Tel: (204) 594-1770
Business Development Manager
Tel: (847) 410-6003