Gerber Collision & Glass Opens New Repair Center in Georgia

CHICAGO, July 8, 2013 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a new repair center in Newnan, Georgia. The new repair center is located approximately 30 miles southwest of Atlanta and is in one of the fastest growing cities in Georgia. The center is approximately 12,500 square feet and was previously operated under the name of Shenandoah Collision Center. It now operates under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name.  With this addition, the Boyd Group owns and operates 14 repair centers in Georgia, which brings the total current number of U.S. locations in operation to 187.

"This new addition to the Boyd Group is indicative of our commitment to our strategy to achieve 6-10% growth in number of centers through single-location additions" said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "We continue to look for opportunities to expand within our current markets and will continue to capitalize on accretive opportunities."

In addition to this new opening, the Boyd Group recently merged two of its existing locations in Schaumburg, Illinois into one facility to improve efficiencies.

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 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 14 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com), The Recovery Room and Autocrafters. 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 U.S. 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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