Boyd Group acquires Illinois collision center

March 1, 2012

March 1, 2012—The Boyd Group Inc. on Thursday announced the acquisition of Advanced Collision Solutions, a collision repair facility based in Spring Grove, Ill.

The 10,000-square-foot facility will operate under the Gerber Collision & Glass trade name.  

"Consistent with our strategy of expanding into select markets and growing our network of repair centers across North America, our new Spring Grove center will help us to better serve vehicle owners and insurance partners in northern McHenry County,” said Tim O'Day, president and chief operating officer of the Boyd Group's U.S. operations.

The Boyd Group said it now operates 36 collision repair facilities in Illinois, and 138 facilities throughout the country under the trade names Gerber Collision & Glass, True2Form, Cars and Master Collision Repair. The company also operates Gerber National Glass Services, an auto glass repair and replacement referral business with about 3,000 affiliated service providers.

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