December 11, 2017
Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Tumwater Washington
Chicago, Illinois - December 11, 2017 - The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group” or “Boyd”) today announced the acquisition on December 5, 2017 of a collision repair center in Tumwater, Washington, which previously operated as Bernie’s Custom Paint and Collision Repair and has served the community for 43 years. The center is well-located one mile south of U.S. 101, the principal highway serving the Olympic Peninsula, and three miles west of its junction with Interstate 5.
“Situated ten miles west of our Lacey repair center, the opening of this new location increases our synergies in the Tacoma/Olympia area while expanding our presence westward,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group. “We are pleased to now have 23 repair centers serving our customers and insurance partners in the state of Washington and look forward to servicing the Tumwater community from this established location.”
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 centres 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 21 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 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
Director of Business Development
Tel: (847) 410-6003
Boyd Group Services Inc.
1745 Ellice Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3H 1A6