September 27, 2016
Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Indiana
Chicago, Illinois - September 27, 2016
— The Boyd Group Inc.
(the “Boyd Group” or “Boyd”) today announced the September 26, 2016
opening of a new collision repair center in Portage, Indiana. The
location will focus on the repair of semi-trucks and large commercial
vehicles, as well as recreational vehicles. It was previously operated
by Great Lakes Peterbilt, a large truck dealership, with which it shares
a location. Portage is located about 40 miles southeast of Chicago and
the center is in close proximity to Interstate 94.
“This is our fifth center that specializes in commercial vehicles and
RVs,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group’s U.S.
operations. “This new location will enhance our large footprint in
metropolitan Chicago and will enable us to serve additional customers
and further assist our insurance partners.”
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. (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
name Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com
), as well as in 20 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 31
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
Claims Services (“GNCS”) that offers first notice of loss, glass and
related 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:
Vice President, Corporate Development
Tel: (204) 594-1776
Director of Business Development
Tel: (847) 410-6003