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A Look Back At 2020’s Top Stories

Before the New Year kicks off, let’s review the top ten stories that created the most traffic on glassBYTEs.com™ throughout 2020. Safelite Announces Layoffs and Other Measures in Response to COVID-19 – published on 3/30/20 This year’s most read story … Continue reading

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Bronze Sponsor Carlex Returns to Auto Glass Week™ 2021

Carlex is sponsoring Auto Glass Week™ 2021 once again as a Bronze-level sponsor. Attendees will have the opportunity to benefit from top-notch educational seminars, a show floor that showcases the latest industry products and view thrilling competitions. Plan to attend … Continue reading

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Import Glass Corporation Opens Location in Florida

Import Glass Corporation (IGC), and automotive glass distributor with 19 locations throughout the U.S., has opened its newest location in Opa Locka, Fla., to service all of South Florida. The company says it offers a full line of OEM and … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Outbreak Prompts Auto Glass Shops to Take Action

As COVID-19 continues to spread some auto glass businesses have implemented additional safety practices to ensure their employees and customers remain protected. glassBYTEs reached out to some industry professionals to learn what if any changes they’ve made. Carlex issued the … Continue reading

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Tornado Impacts Carlex Auto Glass Plant

The Nashville auto glass industry is still feeling the impact of the tornado that swept through Nashville, Tenn. very early in the morning on Tuesday, March 3. The city as a whole has been left with scattered debris, down power … Continue reading

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Carlex Joins Trade Show Floor as Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Carlex is sponsoring Auto Glass Week™ once again at the Bronze-level. The company can be found in the exhibition hall at the Indiana Convention Center, to be held September 4-6 in Indianapolis, Ind. Carlex is a global original equipment manufacturer … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2018 Welcomes Carlex as a Bronze Sponsor

Carlex is a returning Auto Glass Week™ Bronze sponsor. It will join the list of top manufacturers and vendors filling the exhibition hall on September 27-29 in San Antonio, Texas. Carlex is a global original equipment manufacturer and distributor of … Continue reading

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Carlex Returns as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Carlex will serve as a Bronze level supporting company of Auto Glass Week™. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Auto Glass Week 2017 will be held October 4-6 … Continue reading

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Carlex Glass American Names New President/COO

Nashville, Tenn.-based Carlex Glass America LLC announced January 18 the appointment of Don Michelotti as president and chief operating officer. Continue reading

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Carlex Returns as a Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Carlex will return as a Silver Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2016 this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The three-day international event will feature automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor. Continue reading

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Carlex Factory Worker Dies After Plant Accident

Catherine White, 51, of Lebanon, Tenn., died after sustaining injuries from a piece of equipment at Carlex’s Nashville, Tenn., windshield plant Friday afternoon, according to city police. According to a statement released by Metro Nashville Police: “A supervisor told responding … Continue reading

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TODAY’s BLOG: Subaru Extends Windshield Warranty

“I never knew there was such a thing as an OEM windshield warranty. But apparently there is. And now I’ve learned that one has been extended. I received the head’s up from one of my friends at American AutoGlass Administrators in the United Kingdom, namely Brian Butterworth. He passed along a notice sent to Subaru owners concerning a problem with the original equipment (OE) windshield equipped with a wiper park heater. The warranty on the windshields was extended from three years or 36,000 miles to five years and unlimited miles for a defect in the manufacturing of the OE windshield. According to the letter, the glass is manufactured by Carlex.” —Bob Beranek Continue reading

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Carlex Returns as Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition floor, is proud to welcome back Carlex, an original equipment manufacturer and aftermarket distributor of top quality automotive glass under the Carlite and Carlex brands. Continue reading

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Carlex Is in “Growth Mode”

Carlex is adding new personnel to its Tennessee plants as part of a facility expansion, according to Don Michelotti, executive vice president. The company now serves almost all automakers who manufacture vehicles in the U.S. It also continues to expand its aftermarket offerings as well, he adds. Continue reading

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What Were the Top Stories of 2014?

From acquisitions to divestments to lawsuits and consumer complaints over shattering backlites, 2014 was a big year for the AGRR industry. News from PGW, LYNX, Carlex, Guardian and others dominated the top-ten list of most clicked on glassBYTEs.com™ stories for … Continue reading

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Central Glass Group Finalizes Guardian Acquisitions

Central Glass, parent company of Carlex Glass, has officially acquired all of the outstanding shares of two subsidiaries of Guardian Industries Corp.: Guardian Automotive Products Inc. (GAPI), formerly headquartered in Sterling Heights, Mich., and Guardian Automotive-E S.A. (GA ESA), formerly … Continue reading

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Central Glass Group to Expand Carlex Business by Purchasing Two Guardian Subsidiaries

Central Glass Co. Ltd., a parent company of Carlex Glass Co., has resolved to conclude a share transfer agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of two subsidiaries of Guardian Industries Corp.—Guardian Automotive Products, Inc. (GAPI), headquartered in Sterling Heights, Mich., and Guardian Automotive-E S.A. (GA ESA), headquartered in Luxembourg. Continue reading

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Rod Watson of Carlex Announces Retirement

Rod Watson, technical services manager for Carlex, is retiring. He got his start in the industry in 1974 as a float production engineer for PPG. Continue reading

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