CHICAGO, IL, April 6, 2015 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the opening of a collision repair center, located in Jacksonville, Florida. This is a new Gerber location with about 7,300 square feet of production space.
"This is our sixth center in Jacksonville and its presence in the south of the city positions us with locations in about every neighbourhood," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "This is important in a city as large as Jacksonville to ensure we are in close proximity to our customers and insurance partners."
"Since entering the Florida market three years ago, we are now the largest operator of auto body repair centers in the state with over 50 locations," Mr. O'Day added. "We are very pleased with our progress in Florida and look forward to introducing a new community to the Gerber brand of high quality service."
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 17 U.S. states under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com), Champ's Collision Centers and Craftmaster Auto Body. 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. In addition to its referral business, GNCS also owns and operates its own call center. 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