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Taking Care of the Earth, One Windshield Repair at a Time

Repairing rather than replacing a windshield is an excellent option for many reasons. It saves the auto glass technician time and saves the customer money. Earth Day is the perfect time to examine another excellent reason: repairing a windshield is … Continue reading

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AGSC, NWRD Committee Meetings Wrap Up in Orlando

The series of Winter Meetings dedicated to auto glass safety continued on January 24, as the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) and its National Windshield Repair Division (NWRD) continued to meet in Orlando, Florida. Industry members devoted their time to … 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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Companies Still Searching for Calibration Solutions and Information

The search is still on for calibration solutions according to exhibitors at last week’s Special Equipment Market Association (SEMA) and aftermarket event AAPEX, both held in Las Vegas. And companies continue to unveil new products to help with growing demand. … 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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Attention AGSC/NWRD Members: Attend AGW for your Continuing Education Units

To maintain the highest standards in automotive glass repair and replacement, auto glass technicians who are Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) members must receive a certification as well as recertification. Recertification applies to accredited technicians who have previously taken and … Continue reading

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AGSC Issues Recalibration Guidance

The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) has recently released a checklist for use with vehicles that require an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) recalibration after having an auto glass replacement. “Proper calibration of the ADAS system in a vehicle after … 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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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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ADAS at Top of Mind: AGSC Committees Meet

Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) was front and center at the committee meetings of the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) in San Antonio yesterday. AGSC’s meetings began yesterday and continue today in advance of Auto Glass Week, which starts tomorrow. AGSC’s … Continue reading

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