Gerber Collision & Glass Opens New Repair Center in Washington

CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a new Gerber Collision & Glass Repair Center in Spokane, Washington.  The repair center is approximately 12,170 square feet with 10,190 square feet of production space. This is the Company's second location in Spokane and is located at a high traffic intersection in proximity to the downtown and several large automotive dealers.

"We are very happy to announce this expansion of our presence in the Spokane market," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "This will help us serve new customers and provides us additional capacity to better serve our insurance partners. We anticipate several further additions to our portfolio and are on track to meet our targeted growth rate of 6 to 10 percent 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), Collision Revision and Collex. 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).

SOURCE Gerber Collision & Glass

For further information: Brock Bulbuck, President & CEO, Tel: (204) 594-1770, brock.bulbuck@boydgroup.com; Kim Allen, Business Development Manager, Tel: (847) 410-6003, kim.allen@gerbercollision.com