WINNIPEG, MANITOBA, CANADA – The Boyd Group announced it has completed the acquisition of Master Collision Repair, a family-owned body shop chain serving the Tampa Bay, Fla., area.

The acquisition adds eight new locations to Boyd’s North American footprint. The company now has 175 collision repair centers in Canada and the U.S.

The Boyd Group operates collision repair centers in four Western Canadian provinces, under the trade name of Boyd Autobody & Glass. In the U.S., Boyd operates collision repair centers in 14 states, under the trade names of Gerber Collision & Glass, True2Form, Cars and now Master Collision Repair.

“We are very pleased to have completed the acquisition of Master, which marks Boyd’s entry into the Florida collision repair market,” said Brock Bulbuck, president and CEO of the Boyd Group.