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Safelite Solutions, a leading third-party administrator to the auto glass industry, has issued new policies and procedures for auto glass services companies to submit documentation for reimbursement for recalibration services. Safelite’s new rules, to become effective as of April 23, … Continue reading
To maintain the highest standards in automotive glass repair and replacement, auto glass technicians who are Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) members must receive a certification as well as recertification. Recertification applies to accredited technicians who have previously taken and … Continue reading
Safelite says it’s all part of its usual routine, but some New England auto glass shop owners say it’s anything but. The “it” is a move to Safelite Solution’s claims processing platform by Safety Insurance. Network auto glass shops are … Continue reading
The International Commission on Glass (ICG), the Community of Glass Associations (CGA) and ICOMGlass are promoting a United Nations International Year of Glass for 2022. Its aim is to underline the scientific and economic importance of all glass, which includes … Continue reading
The onset of COVID-19 quickly impacted the auto glass repair and replacement industry and businesses had to adapt to new safety regulations early on. Now some are saying they’ll keep some of last year’s lessons and changes throughout 2021. AGRR … Continue reading
FY 2021 is in full swing and auto glass senior leadership and business owners have shared why they think this year is filled with optimism. “Forecasting for 2021 was quite difficult, but we were fortunate enough to open up a … Continue reading
The coronavirus changed how people live and do business, and now as vaccines are becoming more available, the auto glass industry could find itself adapting yet again. A few auto glass members weigh in on the vaccine, and if they … Continue reading
Auto Glass Week Preview Day held Tuesday January 12, gave attendees the opportunity to get a sneak peek of what to expect during the live show in June. During the event a COVID session dominated discussions, as a panel of … Continue reading
Auto glass businesses, like many other companies were impacted by the onset of COVID-19. glassBYTES reached out to a few auto glass businesses to see how they’ve faired with safety changes, stay-at-home orders and more. “We actually got shut down … Continue reading
Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year and this week glassBYTEs asked auto glass business if they would be open or closed tomorrow in observance of the holiday. The chart below shows the results of our poll. Closed Friday … Continue reading
glassBYTEs previously released an article detailing government COVID-19 relief program options for auto glass business owners. Since then, additional companies have come forward and have shared what programs they view as most valuable. “The stimulus package won’t do it all, … Continue reading
Tiny and Sons Auto Glass Co. (Tiny and Sons), of Pembroke, Mass., will be closed until April 27, 2020, according to company president Peter Brown. “We have been witnessing unprecedented sacrifices made from first responders, doctors, nurses and those who … Continue reading
Tiny and Sons’ president, Peter Brown announced his auto glass company has remained open and is practicing social distancing to ensure his customers and staff remain safe. According to Brown, practicing social distancing has been a challenge for the industry, … Continue reading
As COVID-19 continues to spread some auto glass businesses have implemented additional safety practices to ensure their employees and customers remain protected. glassBYTEs reached out to some industry professionals to learn what if any changes they’ve made. Carlex issued the … Continue reading
Legislative members recently visited Tiny & Sons Auto Glass (Tiny & Sons), located in Pembroke Mass., to highlight its founder, James “Tiny” Brown and present the business with a sign that bears James’ name. The intersection of Route 53 and … Continue reading
The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) hosted an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) recalibration event this week at Sullivan Tire and Auto Service, located in North Attleborough, Mass., of which attendees said was a hit. Roughly 35 people were attendance … Continue reading
Auto Glass Safety Council to Host ADAS Recalibration Educational Event for New England Region Members and Potential Members Welcome Please join the Auto Glass Safety Council™ and presenter Jonathan Dickerman at this informative session about Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) … Continue reading
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
Advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) was front and center at the committee meetings of the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) in San Antonio yesterday. AGSC’s meetings began yesterday and continue today in advance of Auto Glass Week, which starts tomorrow. AGSC’s … Continue reading
James “Tiny” Brown, 81, founder of Pembroke, Mass.-based based Tiny and Sons Auto Glass passed away on July 27, 2016.
Several small business owners, including an auto repair shop, filed a lawsuit against Yelp claiming the company “extorted or attempted to extort advertising payments from them by manipulating user reviews and penning negative reviews of their businesses in violation of California state law.” After the lower court dismissed the complaint, the business owners appealed the decision to the Ninth Circuit Court. The appellate panel of judges agreed with the lower court’s decision. Three automotive glass company owners, meanwhile, disagree with the court’s decision.