Rick Maciel Named Gold Medalist in Pilkington
Clear Advantage Technician Olympics; Jose Llano Prevails in Walt
Gorman Memorial Windshield Repair Olympics
September 17, 2011
|WRO gold medalist Jose Llano of LuniaGlas
(left) and AGTO gold medalist Rick Maciel (right).
The winners of the Pilkington Clear Advantage Technician Olympics
(AGTO) and the Walt Gorman Memorial Windshield Repair Olympics (WRO)
were named today in Memphis, Tenn., as part of Auto Glass Week.
Rick Maciel of Techna Glass in Taylorsville, Utah, won the top ranking
of gold medalist in the AGTO, and Jose Llano of LuniaGlas in Gijon,
Spain, took home the gold in the WRO.
Maciel was followed by Travis Crebs, also of Techna Glass, in second
and Mark Reza of Glasspro in Mount Pleasant, S.C., in third in the
AGTO. In addition, Maciel was recognized with an Innovation Award
for use of an innovative glass-setting system.
Antonio Galvez Walqaluna S.L. in Monzon, Huesco, Spain, rounded
out the WRO at second, with Chris Smith of Techna Glass in Draper,
Utah, following at third.
The winner of the AGTO takes home $10,000 as part of his winnings,
and the WRO champion takes home $3,000.
Both awards were announced during a luncheon on the final day of
Auto Glass Week.
Stay tuned to glassBYTEs.com
for video interviews with the winners next week, along with coverage
of all the products and tools on display at the Exhibition/Extravaganza.
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