CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the September 10, 2015 acquisition and opening of a collision repair center in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The center, previously operated as Moore Collision Center, is located on a major thoroughfare in Jacksonville and is co-located with the Moore Buick GMC dealership.
"We are very happy to announce our expanded presence in North Carolina," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "This will help us serve new customers and provides us additional capacity to better serve our insurance partners. We anticipate additional growth in our portfolio and are on track to meet our targeted growth rate of 6 to 10 percent through single-store additions."
"Jacksonville has been recognized as one of the fastest growing small cities in the United States and is also home to the U.S. Marine Corps' Camp Lejeune," Mr. O'Day added. "We look forward to growing with the community and providing the Gerber brand of professional and friendly service that we are 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 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 30 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]