November 11, 2014
Gerber Collision & Glass Opens New Repair Location in Washington State
Chicago, Illinois — November 11, 2014
— The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the opening of a collision repair location in Seattle, Washington. The location has approximately 7,900 square feet of production space and previously operated under the name Malo’s Auto Body.
“We are very pleased to increase our presence in the Seattle market with this center in West Seattle, which is located between our shop at Thorndyke Avenue in Seattle and another in Renton, Washington,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group’s U.S. operations. “The convenient location and additional capacity will allow us to better serve our customers and insurance partners in the Seattle area. Our portfolio continues to grow and we are on track to meet our targeted growth rate of 6 to 10 percent through single store additions.”
“We are also proud to acquire this location which has served West Seattle for over 58 years,” Mr. O’Day added. “We look forward to becoming part of the community and providing the high quality service we are known for at all our Gerber repair centers.”
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 17 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com
), Collision Revision, Collex Collision Experts and Champ’s Collision Centers. 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 and S&L 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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