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PGW Provides Update on Hurricane Relief

PGW Auto Glass aimed to assist Louisiana after Hurricane Ida’s destructive landfall. Last week, the North American distributor donated a portion of its New Orleans branch sales to the American Red Cross. “With the help and support of our customers, … Continue reading

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PGW Donating to New Orleans Relief

With 113 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, the PGW Auto Glass family recognizes the importance of coming together, and even more so during disaster. The company will make a financial donation to the American Red Cross to impact Hurricane … 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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PGW Auto Glass, LLC Returns to Auto Glass Week™ 2021 as Silver Sponsor

Returning to Auto Glass Week™ 2021 is Silver sponsor PGW Auto Glass, LLC. PGW joins many other sponsors supporting this power-packed event focused on the OE and aftermarket auto glass industries. Auto Glass Week was designed to connect automotive glass … Continue reading

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First Quarter Results Out for LKQ

LKQ Corporation (LKQ), parent company of PGW Auto Glass, reported several decreases in its first quarter in 2020, according to its latest financial report. The company’s first quarter revenue went down by 3.2%, to the tune of $3 billion. Net … Continue reading

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LKQ Corporation Completes Sale of Two Czech Distributors

LKQ Corporation (LKQ), the parent company of PGW Auto Glass, recently announced that it has closed its agreement to sell its equity interests in two Czech wholesale automotive parts distributors to Swiss Automotive Group AG. The terms of the transaction … Continue reading

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Trial of Alleged Murderers of PGW Employee Starts Today

Cha’valier Paul, of South Alabama worked as a delivery driver for PGW Auto Glass before he was shot and killed in Albany last year. According to police reports, cousins Demond and Dontavious Wingfield were both charged in the July 2018 … Continue reading

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PGW Auto Glass, LLC Returns to Auto Glass Week™ 2019 as Silver Sponsor

PGW Auto Glass, LLC is returning to Auto Glass Week™ (AGW) as a Silver-level sponsor. The educational event will take place at the Indiana Convention Center, September 4-6 in Indianapolis, Ind. PGW Auto Glass, LLC, a subsidiary of LKQ Corporation, … Continue reading

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PGW Buys Multiple Dakotaland Locations

PGW Auto Glass recently acquired several Dakotaland Wholesale Auto Glass locations. The purchase was finalized earlier this week; acquired locations are in Denver, St. Paul and Des Moines, according to the Dakotaland Auto Glass. Though there are more Dakatoland wholesale … Continue reading

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PGW Raising Prices Following Tariff

President Trump’s auto glass tariff became effective today. Chinese materials used in auto glass and glazing industries can expect to see a 10 percent increase as a result of the tariff, according to the document. Last week PGW Auto Glass … Continue reading

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PGW Changes Its Policy Regarding Damaged Auto Glass

Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) has revised its auto glass return policy. It was made effective last week and states that its customers now have a 24 hour window to report any damaged auto glass delivered during the night in order … Continue reading

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LKQ Corporation Records High Earnings for Second Quarter

LKQ Corporation, parent company of PGW Auto Glass, had an outstanding second quarter, according to its latest financial results released today. The company reported record revenue growth with an increase of 23.3 percent, which is an increase of 3.03 billion … Continue reading

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PGW Auto Glass, LLC, to Serve as a Gold Sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2018

Returning as a Gold-level sponsor of Auto Glass Week™ 2018 is PGW Auto Glass, LLC. PGW Auto Glass, LLC, a subsidiary of LKQ Corporation, is the leading supplier of auto glass and shop accessories, with more than 120 distribution branches … Continue reading

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LKQ Corp. Revenue Increases 16 Percent

LKQ Corp., parent company of PGW Auto Glass, reports that revenue grew 16.1 percent to 2.72 billion in the first quarter of 2018. For the first quarter, parts and services organic revenue growth was 3.7% and acquisition revenue growth was … Continue reading

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PGW Auto Glass Becomes NIADA National Member Benefit Partner

PGW Auto Glass, LLC, has joined the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) as a new National Member Benefit partner. Continue reading

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Nor’easter Leaves Auto Glass Shops Without Power

The powerful nor’easter that raked the East Coast over the weekend killed eight people and left 2 million without power across 17 states and the District of Columbia, leaving many auto glass repair and replacement companies unable to access their … Continue reading

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PGW Auto Glass Acquires Wholesale Division of Mark’s Mobile Glass

PGW Auto Glass, an LKQ company, has acquired the wholesale division of Missouri-based Mark’s Mobile Glass for an undisclosed amount. According to a notice sent by Mark’s Mobile Wholesale Glass division, the acquisition was to allow its wholesale customers to … Continue reading

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LKQ Corporation to Acquire Aftermarket Business of Warn Industries Inc.

LKQ Corporation, parent company of PGW Auto Glass, announced that its Specialty Segment, Keystone Automotive Operations Inc. (Keystone), has agreed to acquire the aftermarket business of Warn Industries Inc., a designer, manufacturer and marketer of high performance vehicle equipment and … Continue reading

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PGW Auto Glass Acquires Sigma Distributing

PGW Auto Glass, an LKQ company, has acquired Sigma Distributing Companies, an independent wholesaler that provides auto glass, exhaust and automotive supplies, effective October 16. Sigma Distributing was founded in Wichita, Kan., in 1984, and his since expanded throughout the … Continue reading

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