Category Archives: Video

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Meet the Winners: Delta Kits Windshield Repair Competition (WRO) Silver Medalist—Tiffany Domingos

AGRR magazine interviewed Tiffany Domingos of JJB Auto Glass in Atascadero, Calif., after the awards ceremony.  YouTube Link

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Auto Glass Week: Calibration Takes the Stage

A staple of Auto Glass Week is the annual ADAS Summit, and this year was no different–show attendees were eager to hear of the latest on calibration. Two special panels took place, where experts in the field shared best practices, … Continue reading

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Watch: Interviews with the Champions

Auto Glass Week concluded Friday night in Indianapolis with the interviews with all the winners. Also check out four products in today’s video and stay tuned to the end for the dates and location of Auto Glass Week 2020. To … Continue reading

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Watch: Calibration Dominates Auto Glass Week

From a two-hour panel where companies discussed the ins and outs of calibration, to demos on the show floor, to insurance-related issues, this topic definitely dominated the day at Auto Glass Week 2019, taking place this week in Indianapolis. Click … Continue reading

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Watch: Industry Roundtables Pack the Room and More from Auto Glass Week

Auto Glass Week continued today in Indianapolis and members of the industry packed the room at industry roundtables to discuss issues such as calibration, insurance, marketing and employee retention with their peers, and the newest Carl F. Tompkins Award recipient … Continue reading

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Are You in Indy Yet?

A sneak peek of what you can expect at Auto Glass Week and the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off. CLICK HERE to view the video on YouTube.

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The 2018 Newscast Blooper Reel

Sometimes filming the newscasts requires a few takes. Start the holidays with a laugh courtesy of the AGRR magazine team’s 2018 newscast outtakes. Youtube Link

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Video: Interviews with the Winners

Auto Glass Week concluded on Saturday and AGRR magazine has your interviews with all the winners, as well as some final news from the event. To view the video in YouTube CLICK HERE.

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Auto Glass Week: Roundtables, Products and Cars of the Future

Auto Glass Week continues with a keynote talk detailing cars of the future, data on glass claims and roundtables that allow attendees to share ideas. We also feature sponsor products and talk to a father/daughter duo competing here in San Antonio. … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™: Richard Rawlings Keynotes and Calibration Takes Center Stage

Auto Glass Week is in full swing. Discovery Television’s Richard Rawlings sat down for a moderated Q and A and fielded questions on everything from running a successful business to building a brand. The conference also featured several sessions on calibration and … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week: Competitor Interviews and More from San Antonio

Auto Glass Week™ takes place through Saturday in San Antonio, and in this video AGRR magazine speaks to a husband-and-wife team competing in the Windshield Repair Competition. Watch for everything the week has in store. Click here to view the … Continue reading

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Watch: Interviews with the Winners

AGRR magazine was there when all the winners in the Windshield Repair and Auto Glass Technician Competition Olympics were named. See the interviews with all the champions.

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The Finals Near and Products Abound

The competitions are in their final heats, the educational sessions continue, and exhibitors continue to roll out their newest products.

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Awards, Astronaut Among Auto Glass Week™ Opening Day Highlights

Auto Glass Week opened yesterday with its annual industry awards, while Captain Mark Kelly welcomed attendees with his keynote address. With the competitions heating up and a packed exhibitor floor, there is much news to bring in today’s newscast.

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Auto Glass Week™ Opens Today

Auto Glass Week is officially open for business. It all started this week with association meetings and an industry golf tournament. Today, the competition heats begin, the educational sessions commence and the exhibit hall is open. Watch the video for … Continue reading

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Join Us for a Preview of Auto Glass Week™ 2017

Let’s take a sneak peek at the gorgeous West Palm Beach, Fla., area—the location of Auto Glass Week™ 2017. Plan now to attend the event which will be held October 4-6, at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and Hilton West Palm Beach. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week Wrap-Up: Competitors, Owners and Attendees

What is Auto Glass Week really like? We talked to some of the folks who came to San Antonio – competitors, owners and attendees – and got their impressions of the show. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week Competitors Shine

Auto Glass Week came to end in grand fashion with competition winners and a Texas BBQ. Plus, we spoke with sponsors, judges and attendees. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Attendees Get an Education

In today’s video we have more on all the seminars taking place at Auto Glass Week™ including how to position your company to be a dominant player. The competitions continue, and suppliers continued to show off their best products. Click … Continue reading

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Industry Members Honored and AGW in Full Swing

Two industry members were honored with awards as Auto Glass Week is now in full swing. Today’s video takes a look at those award winners, the seminars, the David Robinson keynote—and of course the competitions. Suppliers were also on hand … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Kicks Off Today

The wait is over. Auto Glass Week is officially open for business. On Monday and Tuesday, there were a plethora of activities leading into the event. Several association meetings were held. In addition to the Auto Glass Safety Council™’s annual … Continue reading

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Newscast: Tips for Installing in Hot Weather

As hot weather scorches parts of the country, many AGRR technicians can’t avoid the heat. In the July/August newscast we take a look at hot weather mobile installations. Will urethanes cure properly in hot temperatures? Can you handle the windshield when it’s 115˚ degrees or more? These are just some of the questions we answer in the AGRR™ magazine/glassBYTEs.com™ newscast. Continue reading

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Watch the Relationship Between Windshields and Airbags in Action

As many technicians know, windshields play a vital role in a vehicle’s safety system. When airbags deploy, they bounce off the glass and a properly installed windshield helps to ensure the driver and passenger’s safety in a crash. See this relationship in action thanks to crash test footage supplied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Also, learn the names of this year’s featured speakers during Auto Glass Week™ 2016. We’ll also share more about the second annual golf tournament to be held just prior to Auto Glass Week in our June newscast. Continue reading

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Newscast: Learn the Latest on ADAS

How will Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) impact your business? Gain insight into this technology and join us as we go behind the scenes at the Novus Super Session in our newscast. And learn some of the topics on the agenda for Auto Glass Week™ 2016. Continue reading

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Driver Dodges Death When Metal Spring Crashes through Windshield

Tom Kotenko is injured but alive with his son in Michigan. He had a close call when a piece of metal smashed through his windshield and into him while driving in Northwest Indiana. He suffered a concussion and has stitches in his head. Continue reading

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Newscast: The Future of Automotive Glass

Our editors go onsite to the top technology show—CES in Las Vegas—to bring you some of the latest developments dealing with automotive glass. Learn what Corning, BMW and others have in store for the industry. Continue reading

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Could PPF Be Good for You?

Would adding on paint protection film (PPF) bolster your business? There are some important facts and figures to consider. Join us as we explore just what is involved. Also, take a peek at some of top vehicles on display at the SEMA Show this year. We hope you enjoy our annual video bloopers.
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Meet This Year’s Gold Medalists

Join us as we talk with this year’s gold medalists of the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Competition and the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in Honor of Walt Gorman. Also, learn what attendees thought of this year’s keynote speaker—Jack Welch. Continue reading

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Industry Moves Toward Calibration Solution; Education Continues

Auto Glass Week™ attendees learned some big news from Pilkington North America on Thursday, as the Repair competition came to an end and the Auto Glass Technician Replacement Competition began. Day two of our coverage continues. Click here to view … Continue reading

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Watch: Auto Glass Week™ Continues with Awards, Products and Competition

Auto Glass Week™ officially began yesterday with presentations of two industry awards. Watch to find out who were the deserving recipients. The show floor is busy with a record number of attendees and sponsors have their innovative products on display. … Continue reading

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Go Behind the Scenes at the First-Ever Industry Golf Tournament

Auto Glass Week™ 2015 officially begins today. Yesterday, the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) held its annual member meeting, and the inaugural Industry Golf Tournament was held at the LakeRidge Golf Course. Get a glimpse at the member meeting and … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2015 Almost Here; Association Meetings Underway

Auto Glass Week™ is almost here. On Monday leading into the event, the National Windshield Repair Association and the Auto Glass Safety Council™ began a series of committee and board meetings. At least one focused on a brand-new standard under … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Competitions Focus of Special August Newscast

With less than two months until Auto Glass Week™ 2015, preparations are well underway. Competition coordinator Tricia Lopez joins us to discuss this year’s changes and how they will impact you. Continue reading

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Go for a Spin Inside V2V and Automated SUVs in Our Newscast

What is it like traveling in vehicle-to-vehicle communication and automated SUVs? glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine editors go onsite to Virginia Tech’s Transportation Institute to find out. Continue reading

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Newscast Names Top Seven Mobile Apps to Collect Payment

Have you considered collecting payment in the field with a mobile app? glassBYTEs™/AGRR™ magazine explores seven apps that could work for your AGRR business. Continue reading

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AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ Newscast Goes to Italy

How is the Italian AGRR market different than the U.S.? We look at this and more in our March/April AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ newscast. Continue reading

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AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ Newscast Goes Onsite to Detroit

For the latest on aluminum-bodied vehicles and what these cars could mean for your business, join our editors as we go onsite to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Continue reading

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Special Newscast: Auto Glass Week™ 2015 Dates and Location Announced

In this special glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine report, the dates and location for Auto Glass Week™ 2015 are revealed. Continue reading

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December Newscast Covers Diversification Ideas and Bloopers

For our last newscast of the year, we look at diversification ideas that might work for you. Also, stay tuned for our annual blooper reel from the anchors. Continue reading

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AGTO and WRO Medalists Announced

Chris Lewis of Techna Glass took home the gold medal for the Pilkington Technician Olympics and Chris Smith of Delta Sonic grabbed the gold for the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Olympics in honor of Walt Gorman. To learn more about the … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Continues in Baltimore with Aquila Keynote

A plethora of educational seminars occurred Wednesday, as well as a keynote from Tony Aquila, CEO of Solera Holdings. Solera is the new parent company for LYNX Services and GTS. He offered a thought-provoking view of the future. He told … Continue reading

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Two Long-Time Industry Members Receive Accolades

Jean Pero, sales manager for Mygrant Glass, was honored with the Carl F. Tompkins Award for Excellence in Auto Glass Safety, while John King, retiring vice president of aftermarket at Sika Corp. was recognized with a new industry-wide achievement award … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2014 Begins; Association Meetings Underway

Auto Glass Week™ officially kicks off today in historic Baltimore and officials have prepared for a record number of attendees. On Monday leading into the event, the National Windshield Repair Association and the Auto Glass Safety Council™ began a series … Continue reading

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August Newscast Highlights Training

Learn about the technician training opportunities available through companies such as Dow, Sika and Glass Doctor, as well as the Auto Glass Safety Council™ in the August edition of the glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine. Continue reading

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The June Newscast Shows New Products and Tools in Action

The June edition of the glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, takes a look at some of the industry’s newest tools in action. Editors also talk with Jamie Browning about the industry’s technical publication, Auto Glass Journal, new look. Continue reading

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The April AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ Newscast Goes to the Novus Super Session

For the April edition of the AGRR™/glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, editors went on location to Tucson, Ariz., for the biennial Novus Super Session. We also take a look at this year’s Auto Glass Week™. Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of an Auto Glass Week™ Attendee

Want to know what to expect at this year’s Auto Glass Week™? View the video to get a glimpse into past Auto Glass Week events and see all that you can gain by attending this year’s show! The benefits are … Continue reading

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January/February Newscast Goes On-Site to Washington Auto Show

glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine editors visited the Washington Auto Show to bring you the latest news on new vehicles and glass hitting the market in 2014. Continue reading

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The December Newscast Covers the Future of Automotive Glass and Bloopers

For our last newscast of the year, we look at the future of automotive glass. Also, stay tuned for our annual bloopers from glassBYTEs.com™/AGRR™ magazine anchors. Continue reading

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AGRR™ magazine/glassBYTEs.com™ Newscast Goes to SEMA

This month’s newscast takes at look at some of the wares on display in Las Vegas during SEMA. While the show is more for detailers, some automotive glass companies sell into this market. Contributing editor Jamie Browning also caught up … Continue reading

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The October Newscast Looks at How to Handle Short-Pays by Insurers

In the October edition of the glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, editors interview an auto glass company owner who has successfully arbitrated short-pays with several insurers.   To view the newscast on YouTube, click here.

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Gold Medalists of Auto Glass Repair and Technician Competition Named

Danny Kale of Glasspro took home the gold medal for the NordGlass Auto Glass Technician Competition and Braulio Lopez of Repair and Go -Espana S.L. in Lugo-Galicia, Spain grabbed the gold for the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition in honor of … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week Continues in Tampa, Fla., with Picciotto Keynote

A plethora of education seminars occurred Thursday, as well as a special presentation by keynote speaker FDNY Chief Richard Picciotto. Picciotto is the highest ranking firefighter to survive the World Trade Center collapse and the last fireman to escape the … Continue reading

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Two Long-Time Industry Members Honored at Auto Glass Week

Dave Taylor, formerly of Cindy Rowe Auto Glass in Harrisburg, Pa., was honored by the National Windshield Repair Association, while William “Bill” Ives, long-time counsel for the Auto Glass Safety Council&trade, was honored by this organization in a special presentation … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2013 Begins Today; Meetings Already Underway

Auto Glass Week™ officially kicks off today in beautiful Tampa, Fla., and final preparations were well underway yesterday as officials got ready for a record crowd of attendees and exhibitors. Also on Tuesday, the National Windshield Repair Association and the … Continue reading

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The August Newscast Focuses on Technician Training

The August edition of the glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR™ magazine, offers insight into technician education and training. Learn what some companies are doing to help train technicians. Trouble viewing the newscast? CLICK HERE to watch it on our YouTube … Continue reading

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Meet the New Auto Glass Week™ Competition Coordinator in the July Newscast

For the July edition of AGRR™ magazine/glassBYTEs.com™ newscast, sponsored by AGRR magazine, the editor sits down with new Auto Glass Week™ competition coordinator Jamie Browning. Trouble viewing the newscast? CLICK HERE to watch on our YouTube channel.

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