CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group" or "Boyd") today announced the September 1, 2016 opening of a new collision repair center in La Porte, Indiana. La Porte is about 70 miles southeast of Chicago with the center located between the company's repair centers at Elkhart and Valparaiso, Indiana. It previously operated as Blake's Collision Center.
"We are very happy to be adding this location, which strengthens our footprint in northwest Indiana and the Chicago metropolitan area," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "We also look forward to becoming part of the La Porte community and introducing the Gerber brand of professional and friendly 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 one of the largest operators of non-franchised collision repair centers in North America in terms of number of locations and sales. The Company operates locations in five Canadian provinces under the trade name Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com), as well as in 20 U.S. states under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com). The Company uses newly acquired brand names during a transition period until acquired locations have been rebranded. The Company is also a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with locations across 31 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]