Gerber Collision & Glass Opens New Repair Location in Florida

CHICAGO, IL, March 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening on March 1, 2016 of a new collision repair center in Punta Gorda, Florida. Punta Gorda is about 23 miles north of Fort Myers and about a two-hour drive south of Tampa. The center is located on US Highway 41 linking Tampa and Miami and is close to the I-75 Interstate Highway.  

"We are pleased to add this new location as it complements our locations in Fort Myers and Tampa and adds to our position as a leading provider of collision repair services in Florida, with over 50 locations." said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "We look forward to serving new customers in Punta Gorda, better assisting our insurance partners, and growing to become the collision repair provider of choice in southwest Florida."

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 one of the largest operators of non-franchised collision repair centers in North America in terms of number of locations and sales. The Company operates locations in five Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com), as well as in 19 U.S. states under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com). The Company is also a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with locations across 31 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, Glass America, Auto Glass Service, Auto Glass Authority and Autoglassonly.com. 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 (http://www.boydgroup.com).

SOURCE Gerber Collision & Glass

For further information: Stephen Boyd, Vice President, Corporate Development, Tel: (204) 594-1776, stephen.boyd@boydgroup.com; Kim Allen, Director of Business Development, Tel: (847) 410-6003, kim.allen@gerbercollision.com


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