CHICAGO — The Boyd Group Inc. announced the recent acquisition and opening of a new Gerber Collision & Glass location in Lake City, Florida, according to a press release.

“This center has served the collision repair needs of Lake City for almost 40 years, and we are proud to become a member of the community,” said Tim O’Day, president and COO of the Boyd Group’s U.S. operations, in the release. “We are excited to introduce the Gerber brand of professional and friendly service.”

The repair center previously operated as Duval Automotive, stated the release, and is located on East Duval Street, which is a main street in the city.

“This new location further builds on our large market presence in Florida and adds an important service capability in the Northern part of the state,” stated O’Day in the release. “This also demonstrates that we are on track to achieve our growth target of six to 10 percent through single-store additions.”

The Boyd Group continually searches for new collision repair locations to add to its existing network in the U.S. and Canada, noted the release.

You can find the release here.