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Industry Mourns Untimely Deaths

This week started on a sad note for the AGRR industry. Just this morning brought the passing of long-time industry expert Frank Levesque. Levesque, 72, retired in June 2015 after more than five decades in the industry, most recently serving … Continue reading

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Equalizer Returns to Auto Glass Week™ 2021 as a Bronze Sponsor

Bronze sponsor Equalizer returns to support Auto Glass Week™ 2021, the only event dedicated exclusively to the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair and replacement industry. The event will take place in Orlando, Fla. at the Orange County … 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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Equalizer Seeks Nominations for Tools for Techs Program

Equalizer is launching its Tools for Techs program to go along with its Toys for Tots donation. The company would like industry members to nominate deserving installers to receive a glass removal kit with their choice of removal tool from … Continue reading

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SEMA Shows Some Glass

This year’s SEMA show proved you can either “go big or go home,” as auto glass companies brought the latest products to the convention center during the four-day event. Glass Mechanix Solutions had a variety of products on display. “We … Continue reading

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Attendees Have Plenty to Pique Their Interest at SEMA

If you’re a car lover, and yes, if you are in the auto glass industry, SEMA is the place to be this week in Las Vegas. The show opened today and there is plenty of things for auto glass companies … Continue reading

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Equalizer Advances Breast Cancer Awareness

In an effort to increase breast cancer awareness, Equalizer is customizing popular tools with a pink “Equalizer Cares” logo, honoring and supporting those impacted from the disease. From August 15th through November 10th, a portion of the proceeds will be … Continue reading

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Remembering Bill Porter

Bill Porter, of Equalizer, passed away on August 10, 2019. “Whenever Equalizer had visitors taking a tour of our facility, I would playfully introduce him as employee number three, but he was truly employee number one,” said Eric Asbery, Equalizer … Continue reading

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New Deal for Equalizer

Equalizer announced it has finalized a distribution agreement with Extractor Tools of Canada. Effective immediately, Equalizer is now the exclusive distributor of the Extractor™ brand of products in the USA. “We are excited about our new alliance with Extractor and … Continue reading

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Equalizer Welcomed Back as Auto Glass Week™ Sponsor

Equalizer will be joining Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) September 4-6 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis as a Silver-level sponsor. Auto Glass Week is the only event dedicated exclusively to the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair … Continue reading

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South African Trip Centers On Auto Glass

A few members of Equalizer’s staff took a trip across the globe to South Africa. Why? To expand the company’s presence there and to work with some South African auto glass shops. “[Our goal was] to expand Equalizer’s presence in … Continue reading

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AGW Exhibitors Continue to Show Off What’s New

Auto glass enthusiasts hit the showroom floor for another day to visit with this year’s exhibitors. Some of the booths even ran out of products to showcase because attendees cleaned out their inventory from the previous day. Many of them … Continue reading

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Equalizer® is Back as a Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™

Equalizer® has signed on as a Copper sponsor of Auto Glass Week™. The company can be found in booth 226 at the exhibition hall of the international original equipment (OE) and aftermarket automotive glass event. It will be held September … Continue reading

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ADAS Retrofitting Opportunities, Auto Glass Tools Spotlighted at SEMA

For four days, SEMA brings together the latest and most exciting innovations within the automotive industry. Although not heavily focused on glass, the 2017 SEMA Show did touch on some topics of important to the glass industry. “[ADAS] is driven … Continue reading

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Equalizer Launches Auto Glass TV

Equalizer has introduced Auto Glass TV (AGTV™) at warehouses as a way for AGRR company owners and technicians to gain more information, including local weather, traffic reports, industry news, events, education, product demonstrations and more. Continue reading

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SPONSORED LINK: Dale Malcolm Named Market Development Manager

Equalizer® has announced the addition of Dale Malcolm as Market Development Manager. Mr. Malcolm will be responsible for Equalizer’s marketing solutions and special projects. Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ 2016 Welcomes Equalizer® Back as Sponsor

Equalizer® will return as a Gold 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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Gutierrez Promoted to Global Education Director

Equalizer has promoted Gilbert Gutierrez to global education director where he will be responsible for the company’s expanding training endeavors. Continue reading

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Equalizer Promotes Davis

Shauna Davis will now serve as global sales director for Equalizer. She will be responsible for the company’s worldwide sales strategy and will lead Equalizer’s authorized distributor program, as well as United States and international sales teams. Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the Live 2015 Ford F-150 Demonstrations on the Auto Glass Week™ Exhibition Floor!

Auto Glass Week™ 2015 is a must-see event, offering its attendees front-row seats to the automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, an inspiring keynote speaker, Jack Welch, educational sessions, and an exhibition floor featuring top suppliers as well as live demonstrations. Continue reading

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Ford and Allstate Team Up to Keep F-150 Repair Affordable

Ford knew that along with new material for its best-selling F-150s would come new insuring and repair challenges—so the company took action. Teaming up with AllState Insurance Company’s research group, Tech-Cor Applied Research, the two companies prepared repair adjusters and … Continue reading

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Equalizer Announces the Approval of Four AGSC™ Continuing Education Courses

Automotive glass professionals who are interested in completing continuing education to maintain their Auto Glass Safety Council™ technician certification now have access to four brand-new AGSC™-approved CE courses from Equalizer available in both English and Spanish. Continue reading

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Automechanika Frankfurt Had “Quality Leads, But Lower Automotive Glass Attendance”

More than 4,600 companies from 71 countries showed off their products and services to approximately 140,000 international trade visitors during this year’s Automechanika Frankfurt held September 16-20, 2014. While attendance for the AGRR sector appeared down, the “quality of leads was better,” according to Henri Goudsmit of Ameritech. Continue reading

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