CHICAGO, July 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group") today announced the July 15, 2015 acquisition and opening of a collision repair center in Plainwell Michigan. The center has approximately 12,500 square feet of production space and previously operated under the name McDonald's Auto Body.
"With three locations in Grand Rapids and two in Kalamazoo, this new center in Plainwell fills a gap between the two areas and adds to our brand presence in southwestern Michigan," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "It is well located close to highways 131 and M-89 and increases convenience and availability for our customers and insurance partners."
"We are also proud to acquire this location which has served the Plainwell area for over 17 years," Mr. O'Day added. "We look forward to becoming part of the community and providing the high quality service we are known for at all our Gerber repair centers."
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). 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]