CHICAGO, IL, Oct. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - The Boyd Group Inc. (the "Boyd Group" or "Boyd") today announced the acquisition on October 6 and opening on October 7, 2015 of two collision repair centers in Dayton, Ohio. Both locations previously operated as Wayside Collision Centers.
"These well-established locations will increase our presence in Ohio, introduce the Gerber brand to new customers and better serve our insurance partners in the region," said Tim O'Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations. "They also demonstrate that we are on our way to achieving our annual growth target of 6 to 10 percent through single-store additions."
"We are also proud to acquire these locations which have served Dayton since 1967," Mr. O'Day added. "We are honored to carry on that legacy while providing the high quality service we are known for at all of 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 18 U.S. states under the trade name 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]