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National Windscreens Gets New Sales and Marketing Head

National Windscreens recently announced that Simon Hunt has joined its team as the head of sales and marketing. Hunt brings a wide background within the automotive and fleet sector, including head of sales roles at both AA DriveTech and BCA. … Continue reading

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New Website Spearheads Next Generation Digital Platform Launch

National Windscreens, an automotive repair supply chain, has been impacted by the shift from offline to online transactions. The company notes that the digital journey has an increasing impact on the overall customer experience. The company teamed up with Vodafone … Continue reading

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Your Car During Lockdown. Is It Ready for Action When You Need It?

National Windscreens recently issued its top tips for making sure vehicles are healthy, after lack of use during the lockdown period. According to the company, the lack of vehicle use can lead to issues with the vehicle’s reliability unless the … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Appoints New Commercial and Service Director

National Windscreens has appointed Nigel Paling as its commercial and service director.  In his new role based at National Windscreens UK headquarters in Tamworth, Paling will lead a series of initiatives to deliver an enhanced customer journey and maximize a … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Opens New Distribution Center

National Windscreens has opened a regional distribution center in Scotland. The new unit became operational last month and is located next door to the company’s Glasgow fitting and calibration center. The 10,000-square-foot facility will supply National Windscreens’ nine fitting and … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Awarded for Green Fleet

National Windscreens was recently awarded four stars in the Eco Stars Scheme in recognition of its commitment to making valuable contributions to sustainability. ECO Stars encourages companies to run fleets in the most efficient and green way. The aim is … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Expands ‘Innovating Together’ Program

National Windscreens expanded its ‘innovating together’ program with a technical update event at Lincoln College, which focused on the evolution of autonomous vehicles. The event was run by the college’s automotive engineering team, in conjunction with the Institute of Motor … Continue reading

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UNITED KINGDOM – National Windscreens Expands with a Double Opening in Sheffield and Chelmsford

National Windscreens has expanded its national network with the opening of two new purpose-designed workshops in Sheffield, United Kingdom, and Chelmsford, United Kingdom. This expansion forms part of an ongoing UK-wide investment to meet the huge demand for Advanced Driver … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Opens Training School in Peterborough

National Windscreens opened a new training center in Peterborough to help expand its training school network, according to the company. The training center has three car bays, with three additional bays scheduled to be installed later this year. The center’s … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Secures Addison Lee Group Servicing Contract

National Windscreens was recently awarded a one-year contract for windscreen repair, replacement and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration on the 5,000 vehicle fleet run by Addison Lee Group, a global premium ground transportation business. Addison Lee Group offers premium … Continue reading

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‘Innovating Together’ Program Combines Expertise of World-Leading Brands

National Windscreens announced an ‘innovating together’ program that looks to provide insurers and fleets with insight to react to fast-changing vehicle technology. The latest part of this initiative saw a National Windscreens team attending a technology workshop at NSG Pilkington … Continue reading

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National Windscreens to ‘Lead the Way’ at BIBA

National Windscreens is heading to BIBA 2019 this week to showcase its broker program and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration services. On May 15th and 16th 2019, Manchester will become the hub of the UK’s insurance broker sector. The … Continue reading

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ADAS Calibration Demand Drives Expansion in Scotland

National Windscreens opened a fitting and calibration facility in Kilmarnock, Scotland. The new center will provide windscreen replacements and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) calibration services. “We’re thrilled to be opening our ninth fitting center in Scotland and we have … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Says ADAS Calibration and Training Are Essential

National Windscreens has invested more than £2 million in equipment and training in ADAS calibration at its 108 UK centers. “With significant growth in the rollout of ADAS technology, there are more and more vehicles on the road each day … Continue reading

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New Managing Director at National Windscreens

National Windscreens appointed Jan Teo to managing director, the company officially released the information today. She began her new role on November 27, 2018. This news comes after the company’s statement regarding Pete Marsden’s retirement from his position as managing … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Managing Director Retires

After eight years with National Windscreens, Pete Marsden will retire from his position as managing director at the end of November. Marsden joined the company in 2010, and the company says he played a critical role in helping the firm … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Opens New Fitting and Calibration Centre in York

National Windscreens will open a new fitting and calibration centre in York, England. The new centre will be located at Victor Court on the Airfield Business Park and is set to open on September, 1 2018. “We have invested in … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Collaborates with Fix Auto UK

National Windscreens recently teamed up with Fix Auto UK. One key benefit from the collaboration is that National Windscreens is now able to give its repairers immediate advance driver-assistance systems (ADAS) calibration system access. The ADAS access follows National Windscreens … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Upgrades to ISO 9001:2015 Global Certification

National Windscreens has been awarded ISO 9001:2015, the international quality management system standard. The company earned the accreditation after an independent audit by Det Norske Veritas (DNV-GL), a global quality assurance and risk management company. “Delivering consistent quality to our … Continue reading

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New Board Member at National Windscreens

A customer-centric focus is the key to the continued growth of National Windscreens, according to Lisa Pugh, business development director (insurance), who has been recently appointed as a board member of the company. Pugh, who has been with National Windscreens … Continue reading

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Automotive Glass Europe Announces Record Growth

Officials at Automotive Glass Europe, the partnership of automotive glass replacement and repair companies covering 18 European countries, says it has completed the largest ever number of repairs and replacements in 2017 with growth stimulated by increasing numbers of people … Continue reading

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National Windscreens First in UK to Achieve ADAS Qualifications

National Windscreens technicians have become the first in the country to achieve recognized Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) qualifications from awarding organization, GQA Qualifications. “Many ADAS safety features work through cameras mounted on windscreens so if a replacement is needed … Continue reading

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AG Companies Make Personnel Moves

The new year is less than a month old, and some auto glass companies have already begun making personnel moves. Continue reading

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ADAS Conference Stresses Need for Recalibration

Third-party recalibration solutions could leave drivers with unsafe vehicles after a windshield replacement – that was the message delivered at a conference in the United Kingdom November 17. Continue reading

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UK Glass Company Names New Business Development Manager

The United Kingdom’s largest independent windshield repair and replacement company added a business development manager November 21. Continue reading

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U.K.’s National Windscreens Opens Center in Birmingham

U.K.-based National Windscreens announced October 28 the opening of a fitting and calibration center in Birmingham. Continue reading

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National Windscreens Opens Calibration Center

National Windscreens has opened an Advanced Driver Assistance System calibration center in Inverness, U.K. Continue reading

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UNITED KINGDOM—National Windscreens Renews Contract with Brightside Group

Brightside Group has signed a new three-year contract with United Kingdom-based National Windscreens. Through the contract, National Windscreens will serve as the preferred provider for glass claims for Brightside Group. Continue reading

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U.K. AGRR Industry Introduces a Recalibration Code of Practice

United Kingdom-based Thatcham Research has released a voluntary code of practice that offers guidance on recalibrating an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) after a windshield replacement. Continue reading

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U.K.—National Windscreens Launches Country Wide Calibration Service

Following several months of a pilot program, National Windscreens has launched a United Kingdom-based calibration service for windshield-mounted cameras, which are an integral part of the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Continue reading

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U.K.—National Windscreens Named AGRR Service Provider for Connected Solutions

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens has developed a strategic alliance with fleet and insurance solutions provider Industry Insights. The company is the sole provider of automotive glass repair and replacement services in the Connected Solutions program operated by Industry Insights. Continue reading

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National Windscreens Invests $1.08 Million in ADAS Calibration

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens is investing $1.08 million USD (€1 million in Euros) to meet the growing demand for camera and sensor calibration for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). Continue reading

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National Windscreens Names Technical Manager

United Kingdom-based National has named Tim Camm as technical manager. With 33 years of experience within the auto glazing sector, including 20 years in technical training and support, Camm will play a critical role in ensuring National Windscreens maintains technology … Continue reading

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United Kingdom – National Windscreens to Service Government Vehicles

National Windscreens has been named the sole supplier for the United Kingdom’s Home Office vehicles. The deal primarily covers police forces, but is available for other emergency services, as well. Continue reading

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National Windscreens Appoints New Board Member

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens has appointed Barry Donaldson as business development director to its board. Continue reading

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National Windscreens Renews Contract with Rental Fleet Company

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens has signed a new three-year contract with SHB Hire Ltd, a rental fleet company. Continue reading

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National Windscreens Renews Partnership with Insurer

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens has renewed its partnership with Amlin Insurance, a specialty insurer and reinsurer. Continue reading

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National Windscreens Names New Regional Director

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens has appointed Nicky Coetsee as regional director. Continue reading

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National Windscreens Receives Safecontractor Accreditation

National Windscreens has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safecontractor is an independent accreditation organization which recognizes high standards in health and safety management among U.K. contractors, according to company officials. Continue reading

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London Stock Exchange Names National Windscreens to Its Top 1,000 Companies List

National Windscreens is one of the London Stock Exchange’s “1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain.” To be included in the list, companies need “to show consistent revenue growth over a minimum of three years, significantly outperforming their industry peers,” according to company officials. Continue reading

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Thrifty Extends Partnership with National Windscreens

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens’ deal with Thrifty Car and Van Rental has been extended for two years following a competitive tender process. Continue reading

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Lex Autolease Renews National Windscreens Contract

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens has been named the primary automotive glass supplier by Lex Autolease for a further three-year term. Lex Autolease is a U.K.-based fleet management and fleet-funding specialist. “Over the past four years, and throughout the exhaustive tender … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Appoints Managing Director

National Windscreens has named Pete Marsden as managing director. Continue reading

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ERS Looks to National Windscreens for AGRR Services

National Windscreens has been tapped to serve as the AGRR supplier for ERS. The company provides insurance for a wide range of vehicles including private cars, classic cars, vans, motorcycles, taxis, minibuses, fleets, haulage and agricultural vehicles. Continue reading

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National Windscreens Re-Invests in Company Due to Higher Demand

A 20-percent increase in AGRR demand in the Midlands region of the United Kingdom over the past two years has driven National Windscreens to invest in new vans and upgrade its Nottingham repair and replacement center. Continue reading

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National Windscreens Signs New Contract with Northgate Vehicle for Hire

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens has secured a new two-year contract with Northgate Vehicle Hire for automotive glass repair and replacement services. Continue reading

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United Kingdom – National Windscreens Says New Digital Booking System Helps Business

United Kingdom-based National Windscreens reports a 25-percent increase in daily productivity in the South West region which it directly attributes to the implementation of a new digital, job booking system. The new system has initially been installed throughout the South, … Continue reading

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United Kingdom – Bus, Coach Sales Bolster National Windscreens’ Business

An investment in its bus and coach glazing service has helped United Kingdom-based National Windscreens see a 30-percent rise in sales in the Southern and Western regions. Continue reading

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National Windscreens’ Announces Rebranding of European Group

United-Kingdom-based National Windscreens announced that The Automotive Glass Professionals has been rebranded as Automotive Glass Europe. Continue reading

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