Bischoff to Speak at AGRSS Conference

BischoffState Farm national glass manager, Bob Bischoff, will speak at the AGRSS Conference to further explain the insurer's new Offer and Acceptance program.

State Farm's Offer and Acceptance program is undergoing significant changes that will affect the glass industry. Earlier this year, the insurer announced it will stop waiving deductibles for repair and other, major changes are ahead. Bischoff will discuss those changes and preview the new program for the industry for the first time during the AGRSS Conference.

Among the changes to the O&A, the insurer will begin referencing the AGRSS standard. Bischoff will address how the language of the O&A will change and what those changes mean for the industry.

Bischoff is scheduled to speak on Monday, October 17, 2005 at 9 a.m.

AGRSS is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the safe replacement of auto glass. AGRSS™ was founded and is supported by companies in the auto glass replacement industry that keep safe installation as their primary goal.

The AGRSS™ Council is an accredited American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-standards development organization. It has developed the North America's only auto glass replacement standard, the AGRSS™ standard (ANSI/AGRSS™ 002-2002 Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standard). The AGRSS™ Standard addresses procedures, education and product performance.

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