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Auto Glass Industry Loses Two More

Lee Essman Sasscer, 87, died Nov. 17, 2021, in White Plains, Maryland. Born in Washington, DC, Sasscer co-owned A-1 Auto Glass Co. in La Plata, Md. with his oldest son. He is survived by children, Robin Sasscer Maude of La … Continue reading

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40-Person Teenage Gang Blamed for Rash of Ohio-Area Car Break-Ins

Authorities claim the ‘Glacier Gang’ has been breaking into and stealing cars all over Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. It should be noted that many owners have left them unlocked or with valuables visible inside. Click here to read more.

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Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires Two Repair Centers in Ohio

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the acquisition of two collision repair centers in Medina and North Ridgeville, Ohio. The repair centers previously operated as South of the Square Collision Center, originating in Medina in 1999 and expanding to the North … Continue reading

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Custom Glass Acquires Oklahoma-based Cameron Glass

In early October, Custom Glass Solutions, LLC of Worthington, Ohio, acquired Cameron Glass Inc. of Broken Arrow, Ok. Cameron Glass, also known as CamGlass, was founded in 1978 by Jim Cameron and his father, Ray Cameron. The company employs 125 … Continue reading

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Custom Glass Solutions Recognizes First Wave of Certificate Recipients in New Job Mastery Program

Custom Glass Solutions (CGS) recently held its first ceremony to deliver Certificates of Job Mastery and Task Mastery to its employees completing their job-based, structured, on-the-job training program. 156 total employees received certificate portfolios at the company’s facilities in Upper … Continue reading

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Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires Repair Center in Pennsylvania

The Boyd Group Inc. announced its acquisition of a collision repair center in Erie, Pa. This repair center operated as Jensen’s Target Collision for the past 72 years. Erie is the fifth largest city in Pennsylvania and the primary city … Continue reading

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Gerber Collision & Glass Acquires Two Repair Centers in Ohio

The Boyd Group Inc. (the Boyd Group) announced the acquisition of two collision repair centers in Ohio. These locations previously operated as Frankie & Dylan’s Complete Collision & Custom Repair, originating in Mentor, Ohio in 1995 and expanding to Streetsboro, … Continue reading

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Governor Supports Fuyao Glass America

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine joined Fuyao Glass America (Fuyao) to announce the creation of 100 new jobs at its Moraine facility. DeWine was joined by Fuyao chairman, Cho Tak Wong, China Consul General Huang Ping, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and … 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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Custom Glass Solutions Buys NASG

Custom Glass Solutions, LLC (CGS), acquired NASG Holdings, Inc. (NASG) from Consolidated Glass Holdings, Inc. on May 3, 2019. CGS is an Ohio based manufacturer that makes laminated windshields and large format glass. NASG is a specialty glass and window … Continue reading

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Custom Glass Solutions Expands in Ohio

Custom Glass Solutions (CGS) announced an expansion with its third facility in Ohio. The 136,000 square-foot facility at 130 W. Jones Rd. in Fostoria will give CGS additional capacity for laminating and insulating glass production, assembly, and a new home … Continue reading

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New Distribution Center for Fuyao

Fuyao Glass Industry Group recently confirmed the company’s plans to purchase land for a new distribution center to be located in Moraine, Ohio. Fuyao is a Chinese auto glass maker and one of the largest glass manufacturers in the Dayton, … Continue reading

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Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Ohio

The Boyd Group Inc. announced the opening of a collision repair center in Brunswick, Ohio. Previously it operated as Schade’s Auto Body which served Brunswick for 25 years. “With the opening of this location, we continue to strengthen our position … Continue reading

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Industry Legislation Progresses in Oklahoma, Ohio and Louisiana

As the legislative season continues in state capitols around the country, several bills related to the auto glass industry have progressed in recent days. Oklahoma Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed legislation related to service warranties into law. The bill, … Continue reading

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Forklift Accident Results in Death at Fuyao Glass America

The Moraine, Ohio, Police and Fire Divisions were dispatched to Fuyao Glass America early this morning after receiving a report of a forklift accident. The accident resulted in the death of the forklift operator, according to Sergeant Kenneth Lloyd of the Moraine Police Division. Continue reading

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TechnaGlass Purchases Ohio and Utah Franchises

TechnaGlass has purchased the Cincinnati, Ohio and St. George, Utah franchises of TechnaGlass as part of its strategy to operate and develop company-owned units. In Ohio, Joe Dills, the former TechnaGlass franchisee, will remain with the company and will oversee … 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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Glass America Acquires Ryan’s Auto Glass

Glass America, a subsidiary of the Boyd Group, has purchased Ryan’s Auto Glass, which includes four locations serving the Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio, area. Ryan’s Auto Glass is a business unit of All Service Glass, which is based in Lima, Ohio. The corporate location in Lima is not a part of the deal. Continue reading

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