May 16, 2019
Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires Location in Trussville, Alabama
Chicago, Illinois – May 16, 2019 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group”) announced today the acquisition of a collision repair center located in Trussville, Alabama.
This location previously operated as Myers Auto Collision Repair, servicing this market since 1988 and from the current location since 1997. Trussville is an eastern suburb of Birmingham and was included in Money magazine’s top 100 best places to live in America. The Birmingham Metropolitan Statistical Area is rapidly approaching 1.2 million people.
“We’re excited to enhance our presence in this region and look forward to providing the excellent service customers in the Birmingham area have come to expect,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “We also look forward to better assisting our insurance partners in this growing market.”
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 locations 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