Glass Mechanix Restructures; Boyle Named President
September 4, 2009
Glass Mechanix in Bend, Ore., has restructured its operational
model and has named Mike Boyle president, according to a statement
from the company. Boyle previously served as president of GlasWeld;
the company announced in early August that he had stepped down from
that position (CLICK
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Boyle also is referenced as a partner in a statement from the company;
he had not responded to requests for comment at press time for further
The company's new office in Bend will house its sales, research
and development, and technical divisions.
"The potential for growth that Glass Mechanix has is tremendous,"
says John Kiland, partner in Glass Mechanix. "We have loyal
customers all around the world, and a quality line of glass repair
products to offer. We were just looking for the right team to take
the company to the next level."
He adds, "I've known Mike on a professional and personal level
for the last five years. When the opportunity arose to have him
become an integral part of the company, we knew it was the right
choice for our future and the future of our customers."
Glass Mechanix also plans to open a training center in Las Vegas
later this year. The 4,500-square- foot facility is designed with
dedicated classroom and hands-on workshop spaces for all kinds of
glass restoration. Initially, the training center will offer training
and certification of Glass Mechanix technicians only. Before the
end of the year, the company plans to launch specialized classes
for every major brand of windshield repair equipment, according
to Glass Mechanix. Company officials say they also are in negotiations
with glass suppliers to make the facility available for windshield
replacement training in the long-term.
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