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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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Watch: How Is Vehicle Glass Evolving?

Last month, we asked Robert Prange, SVP of automation at Glaston, about some of the trends and changes in the industry.

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6 Reasons Why Car Repair Costs Are Up Over 20% This Year

Motor vehicle repair prices have increased about 20% in the past year, according to the June 2023 consumer price index. There are many reasons for the trend, including long-term and pandemic-era dynamics. Among them are better technology, higher labor costs, … Continue reading

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Three Auto Body Trends that May Affect the Glass Industry—Eventually

The practices in the collision repair industry have often served as a bellwether of things to come in the auto glass repair and replacement industry, and three collision trends have been getting a lot of attention lately: 1. Getting paid … Continue reading

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