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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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Remembering Diane Reister

Diane Reister, an auto glass repair and replacement industry veteran, passed away at 63 years old on Aug. 16, 2021. The staff at AGRR magazine and glassBYTEs sends its condolences to her family and friends during this difficult time. Reister … Continue reading

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New Technology Keeps Safety First With Larger Displays

“If you’re going 30 miles an hour it takes you a little less than a second to look down at your speedometer and come back up and at that speed you go 46 feet in that time frame, which is … Continue reading

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Calibration Service Launched by Pilkington

NSG Group’s Pilkington North America Aftermarket Glass Replacement business unit recently announced the launch of The Calibration People™. It’s a new service that is designed to provide additional access to remote and local calibration and for auto glass installers. “As … Continue reading

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Schools in Session: NSG/Pilkington Gives Students a Lesson in Manufacturing

A group of middle school students recently had the opportunity to step out of the classroom and learn about manufacturing firsthand. Pilkington’s team at its Rossford, Ohio, plant had been seeking outreach opportunities to teach students about manufacturing even before … 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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Education at the Forefront of Seminars

Thursday morning also gave attendees at Auto Glass Week™ in San Antonio the opportunity to take advantage of more seminars prior to the show floor opening. Seminars ranged from teaching the values of OE and aftermarket auto glass to advanced … Continue reading

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Pilkington Distributes Following Hurricane Florence

Auto glass shops in the Carolinas braced for hurricane Florence’s impact last week. And at least one distributor is back to business. Pilkington has several locations that span across the affected region, and its representatives say only a few areas … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Looks Toward the Industry’s Future

The trend toward vehicles with advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) is considered undeniable by many in the industry. At Auto Glass Week™, NSG Pilkington North America marketing specialist Erica Clouse looked at current changing trends and possible trends in the future. … Continue reading

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Seminar Spotlight: Changes in the Auto Glass Industry

Auto Glass Week™ is the one venue all year that offers the latest in education, the opportunity to watch the top auto glass repair and replacement technicians and customer service representatives (CSR) compete, see the best industry suppliers and network … Continue reading

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Auto Glass Week™ Names Faculty for Its First-Ever ADAS Summit

The first-ever Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Summit will take place 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 4. The faculty is hand selected from top experts in the field. The ADAS Summit will detail all the aspects auto … Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington’s Sales Down Due to Strong Yen, But Profit Up

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, reported that revenues for the fiscal first quarter for automotive glass were below the prior year due the strength of the Japanese Yen. However, at a constant exchange rate, revenues were ahead thanks to increased volumes in Europe and North America, according to the company. Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington to Take Ohio Float Line Offline for Repair

NSG Pilkington will invest an estimated $40 million this summer to repair one of its two float glass lines at its Rossford, Ohio, facility, according a statement released from the company. The Ohio facility produces float glass, some of which supplies Pilkington’s original equipment manufacturing and aftermarket fabrication of automotive glass. Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington Reports Robust AGR Revenue

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, reported “robust volumes” in the automotive glass replacement market for the fiscal year, according the company’s report. Continue reading

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European General Court Upholds Pilkington’s Fine for Antitrust Violations

The General Court of the European Union has rejected NSG Pilkington’s appeal to reduce a $445 million USD (€357 million Euros) fine over the company’s alleged antitrust violations in the sharing and exchange of commercially sensitive information regarding deliveries of automotive glass in the European Economic Area (EEA). Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington: North American Automotive Markets Continue to Improve

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, reported that automotive revenue for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015 came in at $1.34 billion USD (155.7 billion Yen), compared to $1.31 billion USD (152.1 billion Yen) in the same period of the prior year. Profits for the segment were $33.5 million (3.9 billion Yen, compared to $39.5 million USD (4.6 billion Yen) in the same period of 2014. Continue reading

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NSG Announces Board Changes

The Nippon Sheet Glass Co. Ltd. (NSG), parent company to Pilkington, announced that George Olcott is retiring from its board of directors. He has served as an external director of the board since June 2008 and is retiring after completing a six-year term. The NSG board has nominated Günter Zorn as his successor. Continue reading

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Pilkington North America Returns as Platinum Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2014

Auto Glass Week™ (AGW), the three-day international event featuring automotive glass repair and replacement competitions, educational seminars and an exhibition/extravaganza, is proud to announce that Pilkington North America, a manufacturer of glass and glazing products for the automotive markets and architectural, is once again a Platinum Sponsor. Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington Reports Increase in 3Q Automotive Revenue

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, has reported that its fiscal third-quarter automotive revenue has increased to $2.2 billion USD (¥224.7 billion Yen), compared to $1.7 billion USD (¥176.9 billion Yen) in the same period of the prior year. Profits for the division were $66 million USD (¥6.7 billion Yen), compared to $27 million USD (¥2.7 billion Yen) in the year-ago period. Continue reading

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NSG Pilkington Reports Improved Automotive Revenue

NSG, parent company to Pilkington, has reported that its automotive revenue improved to $1.54 billion U.S. dollars (152.1 billion Yen), compared to $1.23 billion U.S. dollars (121.1 billion Yen) in the same period of last year. Continue reading

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