Author Archives: Kyra Thompson

The $11,000 Reason Not to Break the Glass

Replacing the windshield in a half-a-million-dollar car might sound intimidating but head auto glass technician Gary Blakely says the key is to just, “get out of your head.” “At the end of the day it’s four wheels, some sort of … 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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Webinar Delves into Filing Requirements for OSHA Injury Reports

A webinar hosted by Vector Solutions, delving into how to utilize the company’s software for electronically filing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) injury reports, also provided key insights into requirements. The current deadline for OSHA injury forms 301, 300 … Continue reading

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Honda CR-V Structural Defect Concerns Prompt Class Action Lawsuit

Honda is under fire this month after a customer filed a class action lawsuit against the company alleging that a structural defect led to a spontaneous break in the windshield on a Honda CR-V. The plaintiff, Hakeem Hasan, filed the … Continue reading

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The Quest for Business Success with Carl Tompkins

Carl Tompkins, retired strategic manager at Sika Corporation, held an educational session that he referred to as a quest for success during this year’s Auto Glass Week Morning Coffee With… series. He said the reason for the quest was to … Continue reading

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Corbin Archer Puts Emphasis on People

Corbin Archer, the president of Glass Mechanix Solutions spoke about getting up-close and personal during his “Morning Coffee With” session at Auto Glass Week (AGW) held in Indianapolis, Ind. The session was designed to provide a relaxed environment for auto … Continue reading

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Industry Roundtables, Rate of Change Keynote and Other Topics Lite Up Auto Glass Week

Auto glass industry experts from around the world are gathered in Indianapolis for this year’s Auto Glass Week where attendees have the opportunity to view product displays, watch competitors compete for the ultimate title, and learn current industry trends and … Continue reading

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