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:
President & CEO
Tel: (204) 895-1244
Business Development Manager
Tel: (847) 410-6003