CHICAGO, July 21, 2015 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the July 17, 2015 acquisition and opening of four collision repair centers in the state of Utah. They previously operated as Shine Collision Repair and are located in Salt Lake City, Murray, Ogden and Sandy. These new locations represent the Company's first locations in Utah.
"We are very pleased to establish a presence in Utah with these four locations," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "They form a regional footprint in the state that we expect to build on. We are also pleased that Dave Kelsch, the founder of Shine Collision Repair, will be joining Gerber as the Market Leader overseeing our new Utah locations."
"We are excited to become part of the Gerber family," Dave Kelsch added. "We have proudly served the Salt Lake County region since 1986 and our customers can count on the same high quality service and efficiency that we are known for, backed by a national brand."
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 (http://www.boydautobody.com), as well as in 18 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com). The Company is also a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with locations across 29 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 protected]; Kim Allen, Director of Business Development, Tel: (847) 410-6003, [email protected]