Gerber Collision & Glass Opens First Repair Location in Oregon

CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the October 27, 2015 opening of a collision repair location in Gresham, Oregon. The center previously operated as Custom Touch Collision Care at the location for 24 years. Gresham is the fourth-largest city in Oregon and is located about 15 miles east of Portland.

"We are very pleased to open our first location in Oregon," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "This provides us a foothold in a new region that we expect to build on as opportunities arise and will allow us to introduce our high quality brand to a large base of new customers and provide an expanded platform for our insurance partners."

"This also marks an important milestone as the Gresham location is our 300th center in the United States," added Mr. O'Day. "We are proud of the progress we have made in building this nationwide network of collision repair centers that serves thousands of customers daily."

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 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 (, as well as in 19 U.S. states under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass ( The Company is also a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with locations across 30 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, Glass America, Auto Glass Service, Auto Glass Authority and  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 (

SOURCE Gerber Collision & Glass

For further information: Stephen Boyd, Vice President, Corporate Development, Tel: (204) 594-1776,; Kim Allen, Director of Business Development, Tel: (847) 410-6003,

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