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Auto Glass Week™ 2023 wrapped up last week in Virginia Beach, Va., where competitions were once again a big part of the event. We spoke to the winners of the repair, customer service, calibration and replacement competitions about their experiences … Continue reading
From the seminars and education to the products, the expo and the competitions, there was something for everyone at Auto Glass Week 2023. Take a look at today’s newscast for a look back at this year’s event. Watch video on … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week™ 2023 is underway in Virginia Beach, Va. In today’s newscast we take a look at awards, products and trends from the show.
The 12th annual Auto Glass Week opens tomorrow in Virginia Beach, Va. Get ready for products, education, competitions and more.
This isn’t the first time drivers have dealt with rocks along the stretch of the freeway after loose gravel plagued drivers earlier this year.
A lunchtime ride in the family car on Interstate 15 in Utah to pick up tacos was abruptly interrupted Saturday when a whirling metal chair part crashed into the car’s windshield.
Auto Glass Week™ wants to celebrate your shop spirit! Teams will be encouraged to get creative with it, and we’ll share the fun on social media with your company name tagged. Have your team stop by the registration information desk … Continue reading
Discover when and where Auto Glass Week™ 2022 will be held! YouTube Link.
AGRR magazine interviewed Jace Geffken of Transparency Auto Glass in Garner, N.C., after the awards ceremony. YouTube link.
AGRR magazine interviewed TJ Tirado of Windshield Fitters Inc. in Katy, Texas after the awards ceremony. Youtube Link.
AGRR magazine interviewed Tiffany Domingos of JJB Auto Glass in Atascadero, Calif., after the awards ceremony. YouTube Link
A staple of Auto Glass Week is the annual ADAS Summit, and this year was no different–show attendees were eager to hear of the latest on calibration. Two special panels took place, where experts in the field shared best practices, … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week concluded Friday night in Indianapolis with the interviews with all the winners. Also check out four products in today’s video and stay tuned to the end for the dates and location of Auto Glass Week 2020. To … Continue reading
From a two-hour panel where companies discussed the ins and outs of calibration, to demos on the show floor, to insurance-related issues, this topic definitely dominated the day at Auto Glass Week 2019, taking place this week in Indianapolis. Click … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week continued today in Indianapolis and members of the industry packed the room at industry roundtables to discuss issues such as calibration, insurance, marketing and employee retention with their peers, and the newest Carl F. Tompkins Award recipient … Continue reading
A sneak peek of what you can expect at Auto Glass Week and the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off. CLICK HERE to view the video on YouTube.
Sometimes filming the newscasts requires a few takes. Start the holidays with a laugh courtesy of the AGRR magazine team’s 2018 newscast outtakes. Youtube Link
Auto Glass Week concluded on Saturday and AGRR magazine has your interviews with all the winners, as well as some final news from the event. To view the video in YouTube CLICK HERE.
Auto Glass Week continues with a keynote talk detailing cars of the future, data on glass claims and roundtables that allow attendees to share ideas. We also feature sponsor products and talk to a father/daughter duo competing here in San Antonio. … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week is in full swing. Discovery Television’s Richard Rawlings sat down for a moderated Q and A and fielded questions on everything from running a successful business to building a brand. The conference also featured several sessions on calibration and … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week™ takes place through Saturday in San Antonio, and in this video AGRR magazine speaks to a husband-and-wife team competing in the Windshield Repair Competition. Watch for everything the week has in store. Click here to view the … Continue reading
AGRR magazine was there when all the winners in the Windshield Repair and Auto Glass Technician Competition Olympics were named. See the interviews with all the champions.
The competitions are in their final heats, the educational sessions continue, and exhibitors continue to roll out their newest products.
Auto Glass Week opened yesterday with its annual industry awards, while Captain Mark Kelly welcomed attendees with his keynote address. With the competitions heating up and a packed exhibitor floor, there is much news to bring in today’s newscast.
Auto Glass Week is officially open for business. It all started this week with association meetings and an industry golf tournament. Today, the competition heats begin, the educational sessions commence and the exhibit hall is open. Watch the video for … Continue reading
Let’s take a sneak peek at the gorgeous West Palm Beach, Fla., area—the location of Auto Glass Week™ 2017. Plan now to attend the event which will be held October 4-6, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and Hilton West Palm Beach. Continue reading
What is Auto Glass Week really like? We talked to some of the folks who came to San Antonio – competitors, owners and attendees – and got their impressions of the show. Continue reading
Auto Glass Week came to end in grand fashion with competition winners and a Texas BBQ. Plus, we spoke with sponsors, judges and attendees. Continue reading
In today’s video we have more on all the seminars taking place at Auto Glass Week™ including how to position your company to be a dominant player. The competitions continue, and suppliers continued to show off their best products. Click … Continue reading
Two industry members were honored with awards as Auto Glass Week is now in full swing. Today’s video takes a look at those award winners, the seminars, the David Robinson keynote—and of course the competitions. Suppliers were also on hand … Continue reading
The wait is over. Auto Glass Week is officially open for business. On Monday and Tuesday, there were a plethora of activities leading into the event. Several association meetings were held. In addition to the Auto Glass Safety Council™’s annual … Continue reading
As hot weather scorches parts of the country, many AGRR technicians can’t avoid the heat. In the July/August newscast we take a look at hot weather mobile installations. Will urethanes cure properly in hot temperatures? Can you handle the windshield when it’s 115˚ degrees or more? These are just some of the questions we answer in the AGRR™ magazine/glassBYTEs.com™ newscast. Continue reading
As many technicians know, windshields play a vital role in a vehicle’s safety system. When airbags deploy, they bounce off the glass and a properly installed windshield helps to ensure the driver and passenger’s safety in a crash. See this relationship in action thanks to crash test footage supplied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Also, learn the names of this year’s featured speakers during Auto Glass Week™ 2016. We’ll also share more about the second annual golf tournament to be held just prior to Auto Glass Week in our June newscast. Continue reading
How will Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) impact your business? Gain insight into this technology and join us as we go behind the scenes at the Novus Super Session in our newscast. And learn some of the topics on the agenda for Auto Glass Week™ 2016. Continue reading
Tom Kotenko is injured but alive with his son in Michigan. He had a close call when a piece of metal smashed through his windshield and into him while driving in Northwest Indiana. He suffered a concussion and has stitches in his head. Continue reading
Our editors go onsite to the top technology show—CES in Las Vegas—to bring you some of the latest developments dealing with automotive glass. Learn what Corning, BMW and others have in store for the industry. Continue reading
Would adding on paint protection film (PPF) bolster your business? There are some important facts and figures to consider. Join us as we explore just what is involved. Also, take a peek at some of top vehicles on display at the SEMA Show this year. We hope you enjoy our annual video bloopers.
Join us as we talk with this year’s gold medalists of the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Competition and the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman. Also, learn what attendees thought of this year’s keynote speaker—Jack Welch. Continue reading
Auto Glass Week™ attendees learned some big news from Pilkington North America on Thursday, as the Repair competition came to an end and the Auto Glass Technician Replacement Competition began. Day two of our coverage continues. Click here to view … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week™ officially began yesterday with presentations of two industry awards. Watch to find out who were the deserving recipients. The show floor is busy with a record number of attendees and sponsors have their innovative products on display. … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week™ 2015 officially begins today. Yesterday, the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) held its annual member meeting, and the inaugural Industry Golf Tournament was held at the LakeRidge Golf Course. Get a glimpse at the member meeting and … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week™ is almost here. On Monday leading into the event, the National Windshield Repair Association and the Auto Glass Safety Council™ began a series of committee and board meetings. At least one focused on a brand-new standard under … Continue reading
With less than two months until Auto Glass Week™ 2015, preparations are well underway. Competition coordinator Tricia Lopez joins us to discuss this year’s changes and how they will impact you. Continue reading
What is it like traveling in vehicle-to-vehicle communication and automated SUVs? glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine editors go onsite to Virginia Tech’s Transportation Institute to find out. Continue reading
Have you considered collecting payment in the field with a mobile app? glassBYTEs™/AGRR™ magazine explores seven apps that could work for your AGRR business. Continue reading
How is the Italian AGRR market different than the U.S.? We look at this and more in our March/April AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ newscast. Continue reading
For the latest on aluminum-bodied vehicles and what these cars could mean for your business, join our editors as we go onsite to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Continue reading
In this special glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine report, the dates and location for Auto Glass Week™ 2015 are revealed. Continue reading
For our last newscast of the year, we look at diversification ideas that might work for you. Also, stay tuned for our annual blooper reel from the anchors. Continue reading
Chris Lewis of Techna Glass took home the gold medal for the Pilkington Technician Olympics and Chris Smith of Delta Sonic grabbed the gold for the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Olympics in honor of Walt Gorman. To learn more about the … Continue reading
A plethora of educational seminars occurred Wednesday, as well as a keynote from Tony Aquila, CEO of Solera Holdings. Solera is the new parent company for LYNX Services and GTS. He offered a thought-provoking view of the future. He told … Continue reading
Jean Pero, sales manager for Mygrant Glass, was honored with the Carl F. Tompkins Award for Excellence in Auto Glass Safety, while John King, retiring vice president of aftermarket at Sika Corp. was recognized with a new industry-wide achievement award … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week™ officially kicks off today in historic Baltimore and officials have prepared for a record number of attendees. On Monday leading into the event, the National Windshield Repair Association and the Auto Glass Safety Council™ began a series … Continue reading
Learn about the technician training opportunities available through companies such as Dow, Sika and Glass Doctor, as well as the Auto Glass Safety Council™ in the August edition of the glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine. Continue reading
The June edition of the glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, takes a look at some of the industry’s newest tools in action. Editors also talk with Jamie Browning about the industry’s technical publication, Auto Glass Journal, new look. Continue reading
For the April edition of the AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, editors went on location to Tucson, Ariz., for the biennial Novus Super Session. We also take a look at this year’s Auto Glass Week™. Continue reading
Want to know what to expect at this year’s Auto Glass Week™? View the video to get a glimpse into past Auto Glass Week events and see all that you can gain by attending this year’s show! The benefits are … Continue reading
glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine editors visited the Washington Auto Show to bring you the latest news on new vehicles and glass hitting the market in 2014. Continue reading
For our last newscast of the year, we look at the future of automotive glass. Also, stay tuned for our annual bloopers from glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine anchors. Continue reading
This month’s newscast takes at look at some of the wares on display in Las Vegas during SEMA. While the show is more for detailers, some automotive glass companies sell into this market. Contributing editor Jamie Browning also caught up … Continue reading
In the October edition of the glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, editors interview an auto glass company owner who has successfully arbitrated short-pays with several insurers. To view the newscast on YouTube, click here.
Danny Kale of Glasspro took home the gold medal for the NordGlass Auto Glass Technician Competition and Braulio Lopez of Repair and Go -Espana S.L. in Lugo-Galicia, Spain grabbed the gold for the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in honor of … Continue reading
A plethora of education seminars occurred Thursday, as well as a special presentation by keynote speaker FDNY Chief Richard Picciotto. Picciotto is the highest ranking firefighter to survive the World Trade Center collapse and the last fireman to escape the … Continue reading
Dave Taylor, formerly of Cindy Rowe Auto Glass in Harrisburg, Pa., was honored by the National Windshield Repair Association, while William “Bill” Ives, long-time counsel for the Auto Glass Safety Council&trade, was honored by this organization in a special presentation … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week™ officially kicks off today in beautiful Tampa, Fla., and final preparations were well underway yesterday as officials got ready for a record crowd of attendees and exhibitors. Also on Tuesday, the National Windshield Repair Association and the … Continue reading
The August edition of the glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, offers insight into technician education and training. Learn what some companies are doing to help train technicians. Trouble viewing the newscast? CLICK HERE to watch it on our YouTube … Continue reading
For the July edition of AGRR™ magazine/glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR magazine, the editor sits down with new Auto Glass Week™ competition coordinator Jamie Browning. Trouble viewing the newscast? CLICK HERE to watch on our YouTube channel.