Tag Archives: NWRA

Newly Combined Association Holds Spring Meeting

The spring meetings of the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) were held last week in Tampa, Fla. The meetings were the first in which the members of the former National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) were incorporated into the AGSC. Newly-elected … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plan to Attend Auto Glass Week™ 2019 – Registration Now Open!

Online registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2019 is now open! The international event will take place September 4-6 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind. Auto Glass Week is designed for the original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

AGSC and NWRA to Consolidate

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) and the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) will consolidate into one organization, effective January 1, 2019. Though technically not a merger, NWRA will dissolve and its membership, standards and work products will be welcomed … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Excitement at Every Turn on Day 1

Auto glass professionals began their journey through Auto Glass Week™ on the first day of the conference today. Guests and participants could take advantage of seminars and added programs like Morning Coffee with Carl Tompkins. Morning Coffee with Carl Tompkins … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

AGSC and NWRA Certified Technicians Save Big on Competition Registrations

Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) Certified technicians, as well as National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) Certified Technicians will receive special discounted rates when they sign up for the Auto Glass Week™ Auto Glass Replacement and Repair Technician Competitions. AGSC Certified … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Register Online Now for Auto Glass Week™ 2018

Online registration for Auto Glass Week™ 2018 is now open. The international original equipment (OE) and aftermarket auto glass repair and replacement event will be held September 27-29, 2018, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines, glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Auto Glass Groups Meet in San Diego

The boards and committees of the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) and the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) are holding their Spring meetings in San Diego this week. AGSC’s Education Committee met on Monday and continued with its update of … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

AGSC and NWRA Honor Industry Veterans

The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) and the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) both honored longtime industry leaders with awards this morning during Auto Glass Week™ in West Palm Beach, Fla. AGSC honored Paul Heinauer, president of Glasspro Inc., with … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

NWRA Welcomes New Board Members and Ideas

The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) board met Tuesday during Auto Glass Week™ in West Palm Beach, Fla. The board welcomed two new members: Korey Gobin of Delta Kits and Aric Haarala of Glass Mechanix. Both members contributed new ideas … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Association Committees Meet at Auto Glass Week™ ‘17

Auto Glass Week ‘17 opens tomorrow in West Palm Beach, Fla., for all—except the committee members of the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) who have been meeting there since Monday. Yesterday, the AGSC Education Committee met and spent the day … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NWRA to Hold Free Technician Training at Auto Glass Week™ 2017

The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) will hold a technician training and certification course at Auto Glass Week™ in West Palm Beach, Fla., this October. The course will be held on Friday, October 6, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Mason Looks to Future as President of NWRA

The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) board of directors recently elected Troy Mason, CEO of Techna Glass Inc. in South Jordan, Utah, as its new president. The position took effect on July 1. Mason has a number of hopes for … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Explore Your Travel Options for Auto Glass Week™ 2017

As you prepare for Auto Glass Week™ 2017 in West Palm Beach, Fla., keep in mind there are a variety of ways to reach your destination. For some, flying directly to West Palm Beach is the best option. However, when … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

NWRA Break Identification Standard Committee Meets to Review Public Comments

The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) Break Identification Standard (BIS) Committee met yesterday in San Antonio,  to review and discuss public comments and draft language to the proposed ANSI/NWRA/BIS 001-2016 Standard. The committee approved the minutes of its last meeting … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Industry Members Honored and AGW in Full Swing

Two industry members were honored with awards as Auto Glass Week is now in full swing. Today’s video takes a look at those award winners, the seminars, the David Robinson keynote—and of course the competitions. Suppliers were also on hand … Continue reading

Posted in Video | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

AGSC, NWRA Present Annual Awards During Opening Session at Auto Glass Week™

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) recognized David Rohlfing today with its annual Carl F. Tompkins Award for Excellence in Auto Glass Safety, while the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) honored Keith Beveridge with its annual Pioneer Award. Both awards … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Michigan Automotive Glass Owners React to House Bill

The automotive glass industry reaction to an effort by the Michigan legislature to regulate the industry in the state has been one of skepticism.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

NWRA Solicits Industry Feedback on New Break Identification Standard

The National Windshield Repair Association™ (NWRA) is soliciting comments on its new draft Standard ANSI/NWRA/BIS 001-2016. The proposed Break Identification Standard (BIS) creates a system for identifying where damage has been repaired on vehicles and covers all types of glass in the car, excluding of sunroofs.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

NWRA Publishes Latest E-Newsletter

The National Windshield Repair Association has published it July-August 2016 e-newsletter.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

NWRA Releases Latest E-Newsletter

The National Windshield Repair Association has published its latest e-newsletter.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

AGSC, NWRA and Their Committees Meet in Florida

A number of industry groups met in Orlando, Fla., late last week at mid-year Board of Directors and Committee Meetings. The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) and the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) each held meetings with full agendas. NWRA’s … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NWRA Publishes E-Newsletter

The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) has published its latest e-newsletter.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

NWRA Elects New VP and Treasurer

The National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) recently elected a new vice president and treasurer when it met in Reno, Nev. Troy Mason of TechnaGlass in Sandy, Utah, was named vice president, and Keith Beveridge of Novus in St. Paul, Minn., was named treasurer.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

AGSC, NWRA Hold Meetings as Prelude to Auto Glass Week™

Two of the auto glass industry’s leading organizations, the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) and the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA), held committee and board meetings Monday and Tuesday in Reno, Nev., where the industry is preparing to gather later … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

ANSI Committees Slated to Meet at Auto Glass Week™: Including Windshield Quality, Other

A number of ANSI committee meetings will be held just prior to Auto Glass Week™ 2015 on September 28 to 29, 2015. One of these meetings will address the development of a new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard that relates to the identification in quality differences of windshields.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

A Live Show Demo Not to Be Missed at Auto Glass Week™ 2015

The evolution of Ford’s F-150 has been chronicled in news nationwide such as The Washington Post in recent days. Join us at this year’s Auto Glass Week™ and watch a full installation of every piece of glass on this groundbreaking … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

NWRA Publishes Latest E-Newsletter

The National Windshield Repair Association has published its latest e-newsletter.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Free Casino Play for Auto Glass Week™ Attendees

Auto Glass Week™, managed by AGRR™ magazine and co-sponsored by the magazine, Auto Glass Safety Council™, Independent Glass Association, National Glass Association and National Windshield Repair Association, will be held September 30 – October 2 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NWRA Releases Latest E-Newsletter

The National Windshield Repair Association has published its March e-newsletter.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Associations, Committees Meet in California

The boards and committees of the both the Auto Glass Safety Council and the National Windshield Repair Association are meeting today at the Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center in California.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NWRA E-Newsletter Now Available

The National Windshield Repair Association has released its latest e-newsletter.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Auto Glass Week™ Breaks All Records

A packed crowd of AGRR technicians and company owners descended on Baltimore for the Pilkington Auto Glass Technician Olympics’ finals on Thursday as the Auto Glass Week™ 2014 came to an end. For a list of the winners, click here. And education continued to take center stage. A hot topic at this year’s event was a look at the new and expanding world of autonomous driving vehicles. AGRR owners wanted to know just how these changes could impact their businesses.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Association Board Members Offer Brief Look into New AGRR Standards

Bob Beranek, chair of the Auto Glass Safety Council’s AGRSS Standards Committee, and Keith Beveridge, chair of the ROLAGS Committee, offered Auto Glass Week attendees a quick look into two of North America’s major automotive glass standards.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NWRA Board, ROLAGS™ Committee Meet as Auto Glass Week™ 2014 Begins

While sponsors rushed to the Baltimore Convention Center to set up their booths, Auto Glass Week™ began with association meetings, including a meeting of the National Windshield Repair Association (NWRA) board of directors. One of the key topics up for … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

NWRA Publishes September E-Newsletter

The National Windshield Repair Association’s September e-newsletter is now available.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

AGSC, NWRA Meet in Florida

The boards and committees of the both the Auto Glass Safety Council and the National Windshield Repair Association met in a sunny but cold Florida this week. The boards of directors of each group held strategic planning sessions as well as regular board meetings.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Headlines | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Organizations Consolidate Auto Glass Technician Certification Programs into One

The Auto Glass Safety Council, the Independent Glass Association and the National Windshield Repair Association have signed an agreement consolidating the industry’s technician certification program into one each for repair and one for replacement.

Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Long-Time Industry Members Honored at Auto Glass Week

Dave Taylor, formerly of Cindy Rowe Auto Glass in Harrisburg, Pa., was honored by the National Windshield Repair Association, while William “Bill” Ives, long-time counsel for the Auto Glass Safety Council&trade, was honored by this organization in a special presentation … Continue reading

Posted in Video | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

ROLAGS Committee to Focus on Marketing Efforts

A Repair of Laminated Auto Glass Standards (ROLAGS™) Committee meeting was held at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel and Marina during Auto Glass Week today in Tampa, Fla. Members of the committee met to discuss both subcommittees and old and … Continue reading

Posted in glassBYTEs Original Story | Tagged , , | Leave a comment