TORONTO, March 1, 2012 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a new repair center in Spring Grove, Illinois. The center, previously known as Advanced Collision Solutions, was recently acquired by the Boyd Group and now operates under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name. The new center is approximately 10,000 square feet in size, with 8,500 square feet of production space. The Boyd Group now owns and operates 36 repair centers in Illinois and a total of 138 in the U.S.
"Consistent with our strategy of expanding into select markets and growing our network of repair centers across North America, our new Spring Grove Center will help us to better serve vehicle owners and insurance partners in northern McHenry County," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. Operations.
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, Business Development Manager for Gerber Collision & Glass, for more information.
About The Boyd Group Inc.
The Boyd Group Inc. is the largest operator of collision repair centres in North America. The Company operates locations in the four Western Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass, as well as in 14 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, True2Form, Cars, and Master Collision Repair. 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 United States. For more information on The Boyd Group Inc. or Boyd Group Income Fund, please visit our website at www.boydgroup.com.
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