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Go-Glass Joy Names Brett Towers President

Go-Glass Joy LLC announces the appointment of Brett Towers as president. Towers has spent the past two years serving as vice president and chief operating officer of GoGlass and prior to that managed the Salisbury location for three years. Towers … Continue reading

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Blizzard Bolsters AGRR Businesses

The blizzard walloped the Mid-Atlantic over the weekend bringing more than 20 inches of snow to Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The Federal Government was shut down, just reopening today, and even the Washington Auto Show was put on hold as … Continue reading

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Mr. Go-Glass Sold to Joy Companies

Well-known full-service glass company Mr. Go-Glass has been sold to The Joy Companies, the holding company for BF Joy LLC, a veteran-owned small business based in Hyattsville, Md. BF Joy specializes in the installation, maintenance and rehabilitation of underground infrastructure. “This is not a strategic acquisition but a financial acquisition,” explains Doug Linderer, second generation outgoing owner of Mr. Go-Glass. “This solves my succession question.”

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Is This the Beginning of the End of the Giant Glass Brand?

Three years after purchasing North Andover, Mass.-based Giant Glass Co., Safelite AutoGlass is moving to co-brand its name with the company. Prior to this, Giant Glass’ five locations continued to operate under the existing name, and Safelite rebranded its Falmouth, Mass., store into the Boston brand. Down the road could Safelite phase out the Giant Glass name and market the stores solely under the Safelite AutoGlass moniker? It wouldn’t be the first time, according to those in the industry.

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