Gerber Collision & Glass Opens New Repair Center in Georgia

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a new repair center in Douglasville, Georgia, located approximately 20 miles west of Atlanta. The repair center is approximately 29,500 square feet, it was previously operated as Lamar's Main Street Collision Center and now operates under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name. With this addition, the Boyd Group owns and operates 15 repair centers in Georgia, which brings the total current number of U.S. locations in operation to 214 including those branded as Autocrafters Collision and Hansen Collision and Glass.

"This new center is located on the very active corner of U.S. Highway 78 and State Route 92 and will allow us to further expand our reach to new and existing clients," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "This acquisition increases our footprint in Georgia and will help us achieve our goal of 6-10% growth in single-location additions this year."

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 believed to be the largest operator of collision repair centers in North America. 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), Autocrafters Collision and Hansen Collision and Glass. 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 Authority and S&L 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 United States. 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) 895-1244
brock.bulbuck@boydgroup.com

Kim Allen
Business Development Manager
Tel: (847) 410-6003
kim.allen@gerbercollision.com


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