Exhibitors to Feature Latest Auto Glass Products and Services at Glass Expo Midwest™

March 11, 2010

Several exhibitors will be featuring their newest products and launches at Glass Expo Midwest, to be held next week in Schaumberg, Ill. The two-day event, which includes both informative seminars and a trade show, will take place March 16-17, 2010, at the Renaissance Schaumberg Hotel and Convention Center in Schaumberg, Ill., just outside Chicago.

C.R. Laurence Co. Inc. will be in Booth 104, where it will display its range of tools and supplies for glass shops. The company recently began offering all-glass-look T-vent windows for the Sprinter van. The windows are configured to provide a customized OEM look, according to the company. (CLICK HERE for more information about C.R. Laurence.)

GTS Services will be demonstrating its GlassPac LX Software from Booth 11.The software solution offers a range of features, including point-of-sale and quoting options, eCommerce capability, purchasing and inventory management, and reporting systems. (CLICK HERE for more information about GTS.)

MBJ Associates Inc. will be displaying the latest products from both Gold Glass Group and A.N. Designs. Gold has a new moulding available, the cavity moulding T301 (also known as a U-lip or reverse moulding). The company says the new T301 has been completely re-designed and addresses issues of wrinkled or buckled corners or gaps left when the moulding's fin does not make contact with the roof line. (CLICK HERE to learn more about Gold.)

A.N. Designs recently introduced a new line of UltraThin Paint Protection Blades, coated with a special resilient, durable coating, designed to reduce the risk of scratches and paint damage while cutting out windshields with exposed pinchwelds. (CLICK HERE for more information.)

St. Johns, Mich.-based Quest Software Inc. will be in Booth 30. Just last year the company introduced a WebQuoter solution, which can be tied into a retail shop's point-of-sale system to provide online quotes to customers. The solution also offers customers the option of scheduling work online. (CLICK HERE for more information about the company.)

Representatives from Pilkington North America will be in Booth 201B. The company recently launched a new moulding program, called the Pilkington Express Expedited Moulding Program, which allows retailers to have their moulding orders delivered in less than five days, with no requirement for minimum orders. (CLICK HERE for more information.)

Saint-Gobain Autover will be displaying its brand-new "City Safety" windshield, designed for the Volvo XC60. The system, available on the FW03095, is active when the vehicle is going two to 19 mph and monitors the area 18 feet directly in front of it with an infrared laser, using an optical radar system located in the housing unit, directly behind the rearview mirror on the upper portion of the windshield. Saint-Gobain Autover will be in Booth 17. (CLICK HERE for more information about the company.)

Representatives from the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standards Council Inc. (AGRSS) will be on-hand in Booth 71 to meet with attendees. (CLICK HERE for more information.) Representatives from the Independent Glass Association will be available in Booth 75. (CLICK HERE for more information.)

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