Safelite Absorbs Additional Auto Glass Shop

Safelite® Group kicked off the New Year with the January 5 acquisition of New Hampshire-based Thompson Auto Glass.

The purchase represents the latest in a multi-year auto glass company buying spree. In 2023, Safelite acquired eight independent auto glass companies, starting in March with the addition of Mark’s Mobile Glass, which operates five shops in Central Missouri.

Throughout 2023, Safelite also bought:
• New Angle Glass, in the Boston, Massachusetts area, on May 19, 2023;
• Advanced Auto Glass, Weatherford, Texas, on June 9;
• Ideal Auto Glass, with locations in Odessa and Sanford, Florida, on July 14;
• Sun Auto Glass, with locations in Cortez, Pagosa Springs, and Durango, Colorado, on September 29;
• Intermountain Auto Glass, with one shop in Garden City, Idaho, on October 6;
• Absolute Auto Glass, Inc. with one shop in Santa Cruz, California, on October 31;
• Freddy’s Glass, with one shop in Waco, Texas, on December 8.

In 2022, Safelite acquired:
• Premium Auto Glass, in Denver, Colorado, on December 9;
• Reliable Glass, in Phoenix, Arizona, on October 14;
• Genuine Auto Glass, in Seattle, Washington, on October 7;
• Binswanger Glass, in Memphis, Tennessee, with operations throughout the Midwest and Southeastern U.S., on September 30;
• Pro Tech Auto Glass, operating in western Pennsylvania, southern New York, and eastern Ohio, on August 26;
• Henderson Glass in Michigan on July 15;
• Frontier Glass in Buffalo, New York, on May 27.

In 2021, Safelite acquired:
• Unique Payless Auto Glass, in Fremont, California, on September 24;
• Advanced Glass & Trim, in Jackson, Wyoming, on July 30;
• Breaker Glass Co., in Placerville, California, on June 4, 2021;
• Troy Auto Glass, in Troy, Michigan, on April 28.

In 2020, Safelite acquired:
• Lee & Cates Glass, in Jacksonville, Florida, with auto glass locations in northeast Florida and southeast Georgia on November 6;
• Auto Glass America, in Riverside, California, on September 25;
• Auto Glass of America, in East Tennessee, with shops in Johnson City, Morristown, Chattanooga, and Knoxville, on March 13.

In 2019, Safelite acquired:
• Quick’s Glass Service, with operations in the Northern Central Valley of California, including Quick’s Glass Service, Sacramento Autoglass, and Stockton Auto Glass, on October 25;
• Auto Glass Specialists, in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, on August 30;
• The combined businesses of TruRoad, including JN Phillips Auto Glass, Techna Glass, Harmon Auto Glass, and Windshield Centers, as well as Strategic Claim on August 19;
• Glasspro®, Inc., in Charleston, South Carolina, with 11 auto glass locations in North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Summerville, Goose Creek, Georgetown, Walterboro, Bluffton, Myrtle Beach, Columbia, Greenville, and Florence, on January 4;

In 2018, Safelite acquired:
• Black Diamond Auto Glass, with operations in Show Low, Taylor, Eagar, and Payson, Arizona, on November 9;
• Richardson Auto Glass, in Dallas, Texas, with locations surrounding Dallas and Eastern Louisiana on June 4;

In 2017, Safelite acquired:
• Perfection Auto Glass, in Muncie, Indiana, on July 21;
• Auto Glass Pros, in Eastern Nebraska on April 28.

In 2016, Safelite acquired:
• Nebraskaland Glass, Inc., in eastern Nebraska on November 4.

In 2015, Safelite acquired:
• Turner’s Custom Auto Glass, in Florence, South Carolina, with locations in Camden, Little River, Manning, Myrtle Beach, and Sumter, on November 13.

 

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