CHICAGO, IL, Oct. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group" or "Boyd") today announced the October 26, 2016 opening of a new collision repair center in Greenville, North Carolina. The center previously operated as Bland & Newsome Auto Body Repair and served the community for 38 years. Greenville is located about 85 miles east of Raleigh, North Carolina and the new center is located in a busy retail corridor about four miles from the other Gerber Collision & Glass center in Greenville that opened on October 17.
"This is a fast growing region and when we saw the opportunity, we added a second location in Greenville," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "This will enable us to better serve customers and insurance partners in North Carolina's Tidewater region."
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]