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Michigan-Based Brian’s Auto Glass Expanding

After freshly settling into its new headquarters on Stephenson Ave., Escanaba, Michigan-based Brian’s Auto Glass has already expanded into Iron Mountain and Chatham, Michigan. Read more here.

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Fees Are No Breeze: Credit Card Fees Often Cost Auto Glass Shops Thousands

Credit card fees can cost small auto glass shops thousands of dollars annually. Some build the extra cost into their pricing. Deanna Hatch, the office manager of Tiny & Sons Auto Glass in Pembroke, Massachusetts, says she asks customers how … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Donald Joseph Thome

Donald Joseph Thome Jr. (Pinky), a beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather passed away peacefully on Monday, April 1, 2024. Growing up, he was always an automotive aficionado, buying, restoring and selling cars was his passion. He began his lifelong auto … Continue reading

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Where’d the Sun Go? Will Auto Glass Shops Hit Pause During Eclipse?

A total solar eclipse will cover large parts of Mexico and the United States on Monday, April 8. Several auto glass shops in the prime viewing area have made special plans for the day of the eclipse. According to a … Continue reading

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‘Nothing Beats Home’: Lake Country Native Returns to Town with New Auto Glass Shop

For Bryce Shegelski, it was always his goal to move back to Lake Country in British Columbia after leaving town when he was 18. After growing up in the Okanagan, playing Winfield Minor Hockey and every sport imaginable at George … Continue reading

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Remembering Kevin Eric Morman

Kevin Eric Morman, 62, of Buffalo passed away on March 12, 2024 at his home. During his lifetime, he worked various jobs before starting his career in the automobile windshield business at Glass Specialty, where he also met his wife, … Continue reading

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NOVUS Glass Adds New Location in Ancaster, Ontario

Glendale Motors in Ancaster, Ontario, on February 14, announced the addition of NOVUS Glass Ancaster. As the newest addition to glass repair and replacement services, NOVUS Glass Ancaster joins the company’s three other service areas, including NAPA AUTOPRO complete auto … Continue reading

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Long Vacant Gas Station to Become an Auto Glass Shop

According to town records, a long-vacant former gas station in Milford, Massachusetts, may return to life as a new auto glass shop. Geara Realty Inc. applied for a special permit to open a vehicle repair business focusing on auto glass … Continue reading

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A ‘Florida Type’ Auto Glass Bill Introduced in Kentucky

A Kentucky Senator introduced a bill similar to the law enacted in Florida last year for consideration during the state’s 2024 legislative session. Kentucky bill S.B. 29, introduced by Senator Brandon Storm on January 2, prohibits the assignment of benefits … Continue reading

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The Future’s So Bright at This Company, They Gotta Wear Shades

Despite the general pessimism of many small businesses, the folks at Elk River, Minn.-based ABRA Auto Body & Glass remain optimistic about the future. “This year’s been very good,” says ABRA Auto Glass (AAG) manager Tony Shaw. “Things are finally … Continue reading

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Alert Auto Glass Employees Saw Something, Said Something

Employees at a Washington State auto glass shop may have prevented crimes and violence when they brought what they saw in a customer’s car to the attention of local law enforcement officials. On October 4, Fife, Washington police arrested Brady … Continue reading

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Safelite to Open R&D Facility

Safelite is investing in a new research and development facility in Columbus that it says will help it stay on top of auto glass industry technology and trends. Safelite says the facility will function as an auto glass shop and … Continue reading

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AG Company Owner Touts Unusual Method to Prevent Smash-and-Grabs

The owner of a Canadian auto glass shop recommends leaving vehicles unlocked to prevent thieves from smashing windows to steal stuff from the vehicle. Andy Dunleavy, co-owner of Standard Auto Glass in London, Ont., says it’s better to leave the … Continue reading

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Proposed Bill May Impact Floridians

A new Florida bill has been introduced in the House, and if it passes there could be changes ahead for assignment of benefits (AOB). The new bill, also referred to as H7065, provides term definitions and requirements and limitations for … Continue reading

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