TORONTO, March 19, 2012 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the acquisition of a collision repair center in Marysville, Washington. The Boyd Group now owns and operates 12 locations in Washington, which brings the total number of U.S. locations to 139.
The new repair center, previously known as Body Craft Collision Center, will operate under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name and is approximately 12,200 square feet in size, with 10,000 square feet of production space. This new center is complementary to existing locations, expanding service coverage in the local market.
"This new center is located in the rapidly growing city of Marysville, an area which has seen its population increase by 137% over the last 10 years," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "This location will help us better serve vehicle owners and insurance partners in the rapidly growing market area as we continue to expand our footprint locally in Washington and across North America."
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 in Canada 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 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, 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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