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New Orleans Without Electricity After Hurricane Ida

The hurricane season hit the auto glass industry in New Orleans on Sunday with the second most intense hurricane to make landfall in Louisiana. Reminiscent of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the state in August 2005, auto glass shops and other … Continue reading

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Mygrant Glass Increases Surcharge Rate Due to Ongoing Supply Chain Challenges

Rising industry surcharge rates are the latest indication of an uncertain economic recovery in the auto glass industry. Effective Monday, June 21, Mygrant Glass increased its fuel surcharge to $8 per delivery: “As we continue to navigate a very challenging … Continue reading

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The Auto Glass Industry Highlights Women for International Holiday

Women have many countless contributions to every segment of society, including the auto glass industry. In fact, the first windshield wiper was invented by Mary Anderson in the early 1900s. Today glassBYTEs is celebrating International Women’s Day by highlighting a … Continue reading

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Mygrant Glass Company Returns to Auto Glass Week™ 2021 as Silver Sponsor

Mygrant Glass is returning as a Silver sponsor to Auto Glass Week™ 2021 on June 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. This worldwide event is dedicated to the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair and … Continue reading

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Mygrant Glass Opens Four Locations

Mygrant Glass has recently opened four new locations, which the company states brings it to a total of 84 operating locations nationwide. The new locations are located as follows: Centennial, Colo., located at 7151 S. Blackhawk Street, Suite 100; Windcrest, … Continue reading

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New Dates Announced for Mygrant Events

Mygrant Glass recently announced the new dates for two of its learning opportunities. According to the release, the events are set to take place in Randolph and Methuen, Mass., and are open to auto glass members in the area. According … Continue reading

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Tom Higginbottom, Longtime Mygrant Employee, Passes Away

Longtime Mygrant employee Tom Higginbottom died early Saturday morning in California. Higginbottom spent more than 37 years, almost his whole career, at Mygrant Glass in a variety of positions including sales and market manager and zone manager. He retired in … Continue reading

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Mygrant Glass Opens Location in New Jersey

Mygrant Glass announced the opening of its new location in West Deptford, N.J. According to the company it is currently open for business and is located at 1230 Forest Parkway, Suite B in West Deptford, N.J.

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Mygrant Glass Company Returns to Auto Glass Week™ as Silver Sponsor

Mygrant Glass Company has claimed its spot as a Silver-level sponsor of Auto Glass Week™. The event is the only event devoted solely to the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair and replacement industry. It will take place … Continue reading

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Mygrant Opens New Location

Mygrant Glass has opened a second location in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The South St. Paul location is located at 116 Concord Exchange S. in St. Paul, Minn., 55075. The location opened on Monday, April 15, and has hours of … Continue reading

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Long Time Mygrant Employee to Depart

Tom Higginbottom of Mygrant Glass is departing from the company on March 29. Higginbottom has served as an employee for 38 years and was instrumental in its growth and success. Mygrant has grown over the years from a regional distributor … Continue reading

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OEMGN Files Suit Against Two Distributors and Several Manufacturers Alleging a Boycott, Conspiracy

A New York auto glass distributor has filed suit against two other auto glass distributors and several manufacturers alleging they have conspired against the company and boycotted it in an attempt to eliminate it from the market. O.E.M. Glass Network … Continue reading

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Mygrant Opens Location in Texas

Mygrant recently announced the opening of its new location in Texas. This marks the 73rd operating location nationwide for the auto glass company. It’s located in Haltom City, TX (Fort Worth). Mygrant now has four locations in the state of … Continue reading

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Mygrant Glass Gains Industry Pro

Mygrant Glass recently announced John Robinson has joined its sales team. Robinson will work as a bulk sales specialist and assist sales efforts in California, Arizona and Texas as well as export sales, according to the company. Robinson joins Mygrant … Continue reading

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Toys for Tots at Mygrant Glass Company

This year all Mygrant Glass Company locations will serve as a Marine Reserves “Toys for Tots” campaign drop off site. The company’s goal is to help Marines bring smiles to children around the holidays with gifts. You can drop off … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Exhibitors Showcase Their Products

The showroom floor of Auto Glass Week™ in San Antonio was filled from wall to wall with exhibitors and industry professionals eager to learn about what’s new in auto glass. The reigning theme was overall growth. Some companies, such as … Continue reading

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Visit Mygrant Glass at Auto Glass Week™ 2018

Mygrant Glass is returning to Auto Glass Week™ 2018 as a Bronze sponsor. Visit the company in Hall 4, booth 108 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on September 27-29. Mygrant Glass Company is a leading independent auto glass … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Show Floor Busy and New Products Abound

Auto Glass Week officially opened yesterday, and of course one of the highlights was the new products on the show floor. PGW talked about all its offerings, including the fact that it now offers Bosch Power Tools. Company representative Monica … 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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Mygrant Glass Returns as a Sponsor for Auto Glass Week™

Mygrant Glass 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. “We were very … Continue reading

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Mygrant Glass to Sponsor 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 Mygrant Glass, a family-owned automotive glass wholesaler focused on providing superior service and the most extensive inventory to its customers. Continue reading

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NAGS Rebalancing: A Decade Later

Looking back, it appeared as though a seismic shift rippled through the industry ten years ago. National Auto Glass Specifications (NAGS, which is a part of Mitchell International) announced a rebalancing of its benchmark pricing that took effect February 2005. PPG Auto Glass (now owned by Pittsburgh Glass Works), Pilkington (now a part of Nippon Sheet Glass), Mygrant Glass, Kryger Glass, Saf-ti Auto Glass Distributors and many other distributors responded to the pending changes with a resounding no: “We will not change our pricing.” Insurance companies, on the other hand, were another story. Continue reading

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Mygrant Undergoes More Personnel Changes

There have been a number of additional major personnel changes at Mygrant Glass of late. Jean Pero, sales manager, has announced her pending retirement and three other sales representatives have left the company. Pero announced her retirement in a letter … Continue reading

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Mygrant Makes Personnel Changes

There have been a number of major personnel changes at Mygrant Glass of late. Three long-time employees recently exited the California-based glass distributor. Zone sales and operations manager Dave Kidston has retired and zone manager Mark Scroggins and West Coast sales … Continue reading

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Novus Franchisees “Blaze New Trails” at Biennial Super Session

The Novus biennial Super Session came to a close Saturday with doses of both enthusiasm and realism. The Saturday morning session began with the enthusiasm—in the form of two presentations by Gary Michaels of Southwestern Consulting, who challenged to group to be more enthusiastic about their work. “Enthusiasm is contagious,” he said, “it makes other people want to help you and makes people better than they are.” Continue reading

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Glass Doctor Names Patterson Sure Star Coordinator

Waco, Texas-based Glass Doctor has hired Thomas “Tommy” Patterson as its newest Sure Start coordinator. “I believe I have found a home here that promotes the values and moral beliefs that have so long been set aside and it is … Continue reading

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