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Customer Service Tips from a Customer Service Champion

Customer service is the linchpin of any AGRR business. Done correctly, it can maximize a company’s profits and public profile. Done incorrectly, both can be severely damaged. Rose Williams of Mel’s Auto Glass in Erlanger, Ky., knows a thing or … Continue reading

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2017 Auto Glass Replacement, Repair Competition Winners Announced

The winners of the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO) and the GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition (WRO) were announced tonight at a ceremony in West Palm Beach, Fla., where Auto Glass Week™ is being held. Ben Rorick of … Continue reading

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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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Auto Glass Week™ Looks Toward the Industry’s Future

The trend toward vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) is considered undeniable by many in the industry. At Auto Glass Week™, NSG Pilkington North America marketing specialist Erica Clouse looked at current changing trends and possible trends in the future. … Continue reading

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What’s Changing in Auto Insurance: A Lot

It was a packed house in the Auto Glass Week™ session regarding what’s changing in auto insurance. James Lynch, vice president, data and information services, and chief actuary for the Insurance Information Institute, discussed how autonomous vehicles will affect the … Continue reading

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The Telephone Doctor Provides a Customer Service Cure

Quality products and service are at the heart of any business plan, but quality only goes so far. According to Nancy Friedman, the Telephone Doctor, more business is lost due to poor treatment of customers than due to poor products. … Continue reading

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Explaining the Exploding Sunroof

News of exploding sunroofs can often scare consumers. At Auto Glass Week™, Allied Glass Experts president Henry Chamberlain addressed the causes of sunroof shattering and said, “this is just one part of the conversation related to spontaneous tempered glass breakage.” … Continue reading

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AGTO, WRO Finalists Are Announced

The names of the Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition (AGTO) and GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition (WRO) finalists were announced tonight. In no particular order, the finalists in the AGTO large-size company division are: Ben Rorick, store manager for … Continue reading

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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™ Tackles ADAS

Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) are changing the game for those repairing and replacing auto glass. At Auto Glass Week, the industry got together to answer some of the big questions concerning ADAS recalibration. The Auto Glass Safety Council™’s (AGSC) Automotive … Continue reading

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Mark Kelly Inspires Auto Glass Week™ Attendees with Keynote Speech

Retired astronaut, engineer and U.S. Navy Captain Mark Kelly delivered an inspiring keynote speech at Auto Glass Week in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Wednesday. He spoke about some of the most defining moments of his career and weaved those … Continue reading

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AGSC and NWRA Honor Industry Veterans

The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) and the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) both honored longtime industry leaders with awards this morning during Auto Glass Week™ in West Palm Beach, Fla. AGSC honored Paul Heinauer, president of Glasspro Inc., with … Continue reading

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Association Committees Meet at Auto Glass Week™ ‘17

Auto Glass Week ‘17 opens tomorrow in West Palm Beach, Fla., for all—except the committee members of the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) who have been meeting there since Monday. Yesterday, the AGSC Education Committee met and spent the day … Continue reading

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Attend This Auto Glass Week Seminar to Learn What Is Changing at NAGS

Mitchell’s NAGS and its List Pricing and methodologies have been in the news this past year. You’ll hear from a top executive at Mitchell (NAGS parent) during Auto Glass Week™ about what happened, what is changing and what the future … Continue reading

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Corning Inc. Added to Auto Glass Week™ Sponsor Line-Up

Auto Glass Week™ 2017—a three-day action-packed event with everything a technician could ask for—is welcoming Corning Incorporated as a Copper sponsor. Whether you’re looking for advice, education on the latest industry products and tools, the latest installation tips and techniques, or to … Continue reading

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One Month Until Auto Glass Week™ 2017

In less than one month, the doors to Auto Glass Week™ will open at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. On October 4-6, vendors, manufacturers, company owners and technicians will all join together for this comprehensive event in West Palm … Continue reading

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SRP Adhesives is Heading to Auto Glass Week™ 2017

Auto Glass Week™ 2017—a three-day action-packed event with everything a technician could ask for—is welcoming back St. Paul, Minn.-based SRP Adhesives as a Bronze sponsor. Whether you’re looking for education on the latest industry products and tools, the latest installation … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Names Faculty for Its First-Ever ADAS Summit

The first-ever Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Summit will take place 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4. The faculty is hand selected from top experts in the field. The ADAS Summit will detail all the aspects auto … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Will Feature the First-Ever ADAS Summit

No technology since the introduction of the curved windshield has brought more disruption—and more opportunity—to the auto glass industry than Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). This first-ever ADAS Summit at Auto Glass Week™ 2017 will detail all the aspects auto … Continue reading

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GTS Services Returns to Auto Glass Week™ as Sponsor

GTS Services, a Portland, Ore.-based provider of auto glass software and management tools, is set to return as a Cobalt sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2017 this October in West Palm Beach, Fla. The three-day international event will feature automotive … Continue reading

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Mitchell International Returns as Auto Glass Week™ Sponsor

If you’re looking to attend educational seminars, discover the latest industry products and tools as well as installation tips and techniques, then Auto Glass Week™ 2017 is the event for you. This October, Mitchell International, based in San Diego, Calif., … Continue reading

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Join Warco Inc. at Auto Glass Week™ 2017

Illinois-based Warco Inc. adds its name to the top-notch list of companies sponsoring Auto Glass Week™ this year as a Cobalt sponsor. Be sure not to miss the event’s three exciting days of activities designed with the auto glass technician specifically in … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Adds Mygrant Glass to Sponsor Line-Up

Mygrant Glass Company, a nationwide auto glass distributor, is set to return as a Silver sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2017 this October in West Palm Beach, Fla. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, … Continue reading

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Body Language Expert Janine Driver Set as Auto Glass Week’s Friday Keynote Speaker

Youtube Link If you think this is another general business seminar, think again. This session will leave you with strong concrete ways to assess customers and suppliers to increase sales and lower costs. Janine Driver, a former federal law enforcement … Continue reading

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Astronaut Mark Kelly to Keynote Auto Glass Week™ 2017

Captain Mark Kelly, Commander of Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Mission, will be the keynote speaker on Wednesday, October 4, at Auto Glass Week™ 2017 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.  American hero Kelly … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Welcomes Sponsor Cohen Grossman Attorney at Law

Auto Glass Week™ 2017—a three-day action-packed event with everything a technician could ask for—is welcoming Cohen Grossman Attorney at Law as a Cobalt sponsor. Whether you’re looking for advice, education on the latest industry products and tools, the latest installation … Continue reading

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Competition Registration Closes in One Month

Showcase your talent in the Auto Glass Technician Competitions and vie for the title of “World’s Greatest” this year in West Palm Beach, Fla., during Auto Glass Week™ on October 4-6 at the Hilton West Palm Beach and Palm Beach … Continue reading

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Glassparency Supports 2017 Auto Glass Week™

Prepare for three action-packed days of education, heated competitions and a crowded exhibition floor this October during the 2017 Auto Glass Week™. Glassparency Products Inc., headquartered in Lindenhurst, N.Y., will be headed to West Palm Beach to show its support … Continue reading

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DINOL Joins Auto Glass Week™ 2017 Line-Up

DINOL, a supplier and manufacturer of bonding, coating and sealing systems to the OEM and aftermarket industries, is set to return as a Cobalt sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2017 this October in West Palm Beach, Fla. The three-day international … Continue reading

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Join Yih-Tair Ind. Inc. at Auto Glass Week™ 2017

If you’re looking to attend educational seminars, discover the latest industry products and tools as well as installation tips and techniques, then Auto Glass Week™ 2017 is the event for you. Yih-Tair Ind. Inc. is returning to the event this … Continue reading

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AGTO, WRO and CSR Competitor Packets Are Now Online

Interested in competing in this year’s Pilkington Clear Advantage Auto Glass Technician Competition and/or GlasWeld Windshield Repair Competition during Auto Glass Week™? Have you already registered to compete? All three official 2017 Competitor Packets, which include the rules and regulations … Continue reading

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Crinamex by VITRO Joins Auto Glass Week Line-Up of Sponsors

Prepare for three action-packed days of education, competitions and exhibition floor walking on October 4-6 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Crinamex by VITRO is making its return this year as a Platinum sponsor. Crinamex by VITRO will be … Continue reading

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Add to Your Auto Glass Week™ Experience by Signing Up for These Optional Events!

Don’t miss out on Auto Glass Week™ activities that expand beyond the Palm Beach County Convention Center and Hilton West Palm Beach. Join us for these one-of-a-kind optional networking opportunities and take full advantage of your trip to Auto Glass … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Offers Buy Two, Get One Full Registration Free

You and your team can spend three days learning from the best through a special registration deal. Purchase two full registrations and get a third full registration FREE for Auto Glass Week™ 2017.  The annual event will take place October … Continue reading

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A.N. Designs to Sponsor 2017 Auto Glass Week™

A.N. Designs, the manufacturer of UltraWiz tools, is welcomed back to Auto Glass Week™ as a Cobalt sponsor of the three-day international event. Once again, the show will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition … Continue reading

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Join Sika Corporation at Auto Glass Week™ 2017

Join Sika Corporation, a Bronze sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2017, this fall in sunny West Palm Beach, Fla., at the three-day international event. Once again, the event will feature the fan-favorite automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars … Continue reading

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Deepest Discounts for Auto Glass Week™ End Next Month

Move quickly to take advantage of the deepest discounts and secure your spot at Auto Glass Week™ 2017 before early bird registration ends June 12. Early bird registration will save you up to $100 versus onsite registration. In addition to … Continue reading

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