CHICAGO, April 25, 2016 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group" or "Boyd") today announced the April 19, 2016 acquisition and opening of a collision repair center in Hudson, Ohio, previously operated as Clarke Collision Center. Hudson is in northeast Ohio about 28 miles south of Cleveland and 15 miles north of Akron.
"This location will complement our centers in Akron and Mayfield Heights and help us serve our customers and insurance partners with an increased presence in the Cleveland region," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "We look forward to becoming part of the Hudson community and welcome John Heater to the Gerber family. John owned and operated the collision center for nine years."
"We are thrilled to be joining the Gerber team," added John Heater. "We can assure our customers that they will continue to receive the best service and the highest quality of repairs, using the latest innovations in processes and technology that Gerber is known for."
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, email@example.com; Kim Allen, Director of Business Development, Tel: (847) 410-6003, firstname.lastname@example.org