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State Farm to Waive Deductibles for Repair Again

On November 28, State Farm announced changes to its policies for comprehensive coverage of windshield repairs. Beginning December 1, the comprehensive coverage deductible will no longer apply for windshield repairs for all glass-only windshield damage for State Farm claims. State … Continue reading

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It’s a Frog! Auto Glass Techs Design a New Tool

Tool designers at Frogitout.com came up with a simple, ergonomic tool for cutting auto glass during installations called “Glass Knuckles.” As the name implies, the tool resembles the brass knuckles tough guys use to increase their punching power in fights, … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Sessions Deep Dive into Calibration Growth, Trends and Challenges

Calibration was a big discussion topic during Auto Glass Week (AGW) 2023. The event took place Sept. 19-21 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia Beach, Va., bringing together installers, technicians, suppliers and many others. Educational sessions covered a … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2023 Opens with Awards, AI Discussions and Olympian Shaun White

From the educational programming, the exhibition and the attendance, the biggest Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) yet is taking place this week at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia. The event opened yesterday with presentations and education, and one very … Continue reading

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Ford Announces First Member of Its Certified Glass Network

Don’s Mobile Glass in California says it’s the first U.S. member of the Ford Certified Glass Network (FCGN). Jacques Navant, the company’s technical director, and chief operations officer Dave Leach say the development comes as an “investment in competence.” Ford … Continue reading

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Final Day of Auto Glass Week Focuses on the Positives of Working in the Auto Glass Industry

The final day of Auto Glass Week 2022 in San Antonio kicked off with seminars that covered the best ways to increase business and wrapped up with a Career Day panel that focused on why the auto glass industry is … Continue reading

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Extreme Heat Requires Extreme Planning for Auto Glass Industry

Triple-digit temperatures in the western United States have auto glass repair and replacement (AGRR) shops navigating the associated issue of adhesive application in high temperatures. With most adhesive manufacturers recommending that such work not be performed in temperatures more than … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Shortage Requires Creativity to Persevere

The hits keep right on coming for the U.S. economy thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unemployment benefits were provided for those whose jobs the pandemic eliminated, but now restaurants cannot find enough staff to stay open for customers. Prices went … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Revs into Second Gear—Day Two

Auto Glass Week swung into full gear today, the second day of the annual industry conference taking place this week in person in Orlando, and offering a virtual component as well. A full day of conference educational sessions began with … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Inventive: Auto Glass Inventors Share Their Stories

If you missed the May/June issue of AGRR, then you neglected to hear the stories of a few auto glass technicians such as Ben Rorick of TechnaGlass and Jacques Navant of Don’s Mobile Glass, turned inventors, who were profiled in … Continue reading

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Clarifying Essential Employees and Further Effects on Industry Businesses

When California announced yesterday that the state, with the exception of “essential employees,” was on lockdown, many business such as auto glass companies, wanted to make sure that they indeed fall into that essential category. Then this morning the Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Your 2019 Auto Glass Week™ Winners are Announced

Auto Glass Week™ 2019 (AGW) is in the books, and we are excited to announce all the AGW winners. From the truck, competition and the sponsor booth tear-down winners, we have the complete list for you! Auto Glass Week took … Continue reading

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Training Class Earns AGSC Certification

One of Don’s Mobile Glass’ training class recently graduated and are now certified by the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC™). “All of your hard work in committees and in your free-time was greatly appreciated and very celebrated in California this … Continue reading

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Fundraising Update Following Fatal Crash

Last month one industry family got news no one ever wants to hear – that a loved one has been involved in an accident and did not make it. glassBYTEs brought you the story of husband, father, and son Harry … Continue reading

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Company Inaugurates Program to Help Fire Victims

California has had massive fires in its past, but none as devastating as the state’s most recent one. It’s been nicknamed the “Camp Fire” and has destroyed 150,000 acres of land, leaving nothing but soot and ash behind in addition … Continue reading

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The Holidays Turned Upside Down Following Fatal Crash

This week many are spending time preparing for Thanksgiving and are excited to devote time to friends and family. For one auto glass industry family tragedy struck just a few days ago, when a car accident resulted in Harry Raymond … Continue reading

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Erik Miller Joins Don’s Mobile Glass

Don’s Mobile Glass/Wardrobe & Bath Specialties announced Erik Miller joined the company as director of information and technology. “We are incredibly pleased to have Erik join our team,” says chief operating officer Dave Leach. “Erik has known our business from … Continue reading

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Mason, Leach Give Tips on Being Dominant in Local Markets

If you had to boil the secrets down to a simple adage, it may be this: Have a plan and execute it. That was the essence of the presentation, “How to Succeed Without Size (Yet)” delivered by two successful automotive … Continue reading

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