Former AGTO winner Jason Horne of J&N Auto Glass Solutions Inc. has joined The PipeKnife® Company as technical advisor and new product development manager for the company’s auto glass and glazing tool line. This position takes effect on November 1.
In his new role, Horne will work with existing distributors and installers on the unique product attributes of the company’s auto glass tools; develop and bring to market new tools and solutions for the auto glass and glazing markets; and assist in training development of auto glass technicians.
Horne took the first-place prize in the AGTO in 2007. He also has served as a judge for the competition and most recently was an instructor for the Auto Glass Academy sponsored by Equalizer Industries. He is a 30-year veteran of the auto glass replacement business and recently formed his own auto glass replacement research and development corporation.
“Jason possesses tremendous knowledge and passion for the auto glass replacement industry. His experience as an installer for small and large replacement companies, auto glass Olympics champion and trainer for Equalizer Industries demonstrates his professional accomplishments and reputation in the AGR industry,” says PipeKnife® Company owner Dell Skluzak. “I first met Jason at one of the AGRR trade shows and was immediately impressed by his focus and knowledge of the industry.”