March 9, 2020
Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires 14 Repair Centers in Michigan, Indiana
Chicago, Illinois – March 9, 2020 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) announced the acquisition of 14 collision repair centers in Michigan (8 locations) and Indiana (6 locations). The shops were previously branded as Vision Collision, 14/69 Auto Body, Angola Collision Services and Mcfall’s Collision & Frame Service in the Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and Lansing, Michigan, areas.
Ft. Wayne is the county seat of Allen County, the second largest city in Indiana and the principal city in a metropolitan area with a population of nearly 550,000 people. Lansing is the capital city of Michigan with over 450,000 people in the metropolitan area known as “Mid Michigan”. This market area also includes Michigan State University, several auto manufacturing facilities and headquarters of four national insurance companies.
“The acquisition of these 14 repair centers enhances our strong commitment to these areas, enabling us to continue to provide high-quality service to our customers and insurance partners,” said Kevin Burnett, COO of Gerber Collision & Glass. “Our commitment to growth remains strong and we look forward to expanding our footprint moving forward.”
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 Stephen Boyd at the coordinates below for more information.
About The Boyd Group Inc.
The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Company”) 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 in Canada under the trade names Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com) and Assured Automotive (http://www.assuredauto.ca), as well as in the U.S. under the trade name Gerber Collision & Glass (http://www.gerbercollision.com). In addition, the Company is a major retail auto glass operator in the U.S. with operations 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 Claim Services (“GNCS”), that offers glass, emergency roadside and first notice of loss services. For more information on The Boyd Group Inc. or Boyd Group Services Inc., please visit our website at (http://www.boydgroup.com).
For further information, please contact:
Vice President, Corporate Development
Tel: (204) 594-1776
Boyd Group Services Inc.
1745 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3H 1A6