October 9, 2019
Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires Location in Gonzales, Louisiana
Chicago, Illinois – October 9, 2019 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) today announced the opening of a collision repair center in Gonzales, Louisiana. The location previously operated as Precision Collision Center since being built 19 years ago.
Gonzales is known as the “Jambalaya Capital of the World” as a result of its well-known annual Jambalaya Festival attended by more than 25,000 people. Gonzales is approximately 25 miles southeast of Baton Rouge and 60 miles northwest of New Orleans.
“The acquisition of this repair center will help fill a void between large market areas in Louisiana,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “We look forward to providing the high-quality service that customers and insurance partners have come to expect in this 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 Stephen Boyd at the 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 names Boyd Autobody & Glass (http://www.boydautobody.com) and Assured Automotive (http://www.assuredauto.ca), as well as in 27 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 operations across 34 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 Claim Services (“GNCS”), that offers glass, emergency roadside and first notice of loss 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).
For further information, please contact:
Vice President, Corporate Development
Tel: (204) 594-1776
Boyd Group Services Inc.
1745 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3H 1A6