Belron US in Final Negotiations to Purchase Cindy Rowe Auto Glass
glassbytes.com/AGRR magazine has learned that Belron US is in the final stages of negotiations to purchase Cindy Rowe Auto Glass of Harrisburg, Pa.
An unnamed source at Cindy Rowe confirmed that company is in final negotiations with a potential purchaser but would not name the suitor. glassbytes.com/AGRR has independently confirmed that the company is Belron US.
Officials at Belron US were not available for comment on the subject. As a public company, Belron is restricted in the type of information it can provide outside official announcements of such.
Cindy Rowe Auto Glass was founded in 1980 as C. Rowes Windshield Repair by its namesake, Cindy Rowe-Taylor. Rowe, who was and remains a registered nurse, had decided she wanted to go into business for herself and began performing repairs out of her Chevrolet Vega. In 1987, she purchased an existing auto glass replacement business in Harrisburg, Pa., and integrated it into her existing windshield repair business. Today, the business has 12 locations scattered throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Rowes husband, David Taylor, who today serves as chief operating officer of the company, joined the business in 1986, and is a founder and past president of the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA). He serves on the NWRA Board of Directors.
Neither Taylor nor Rowe was available for comment at press time.
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