September 7, 2017
Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Westerville Ohio
Chicago, Illinois – September 7, 2017 – The Boyd Group Inc. (the “Boyd Group” or “Boyd”) today announced the acquisition on September 1, 2017 of a collision repair center in Westerville, Ohio, previously operated as Glassburn Body Shop, Inc. Westerville is located 10 miles north of Ohio’s capital city of Columbus and six miles southeast of John Glenn Columbus International Airport.
“With this center we continue to fortify our strong presence in the state of Ohio. The Westerville location is the sixth repair center in a 25 mile radius and this comprehensive coverage will allow for us to better serve our customers and insurance partners in the area,” said Tim O’Day, President and COO of the Boyd Group’s U.S. operations. “We look forward to becoming part of this growing community and continuing to provide the quality service this center has delivered over its 20-year history.”
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 20 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