Gerber Collision & Glass Opens New Repair Location in Lakewood, Washington

CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the October 26, 2015 opening of a new collision repair location in Lakewood, Washington. This new location is located in a central business district in Lakewood and in close proximity to the Interstate 5 Highway. Lakewood is about 17 miles southwest of Tacoma, Washington.

"This addition to the Gerber family demonstrates the progress we are making in meeting our goal of growing our number of centers by 6-10% through single-location additions," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "Also, by increasing our footprint in the Seattle/Tacoma region we will be able to better serve our prospective and existing customers and our insurance partners."

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 18 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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