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Autoglass® Renews Supplier Deal With NFU Mutual

Autoglass®, a United Kingdom-based vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration company, renewed its supplier deal with the National Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Society Limited UK (NFU Mutual). NFU Mutual is a mutual insurance organization with more than 900,000 members and … Continue reading

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Sean Draycott Appointed New Operations Director at Auto Windscreens

Auto Windscreens has appointed Sean Draycott as its new operations director. Draycott has worked for the business for 16 years, starting as a technician in North London and moving up the ranks to his previous role as regional manager for … Continue reading

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National Windscreens Take Step Closer to Carbon Neutrality

National Windscreens has taken steps to further its environmental and sustainability objectives across its business, analyzing details to minimize carbon emissions. A focus on environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) is playing out across the United Kingdom economy, not least against … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Wins ‘Large Employer of the Year’ at Sheffield City Region Apprenticeship Awards

Auto Windscreens, a Chesterfield, United Kingdom-based windshield repair and replacement company, is celebrating after winning the ‘Large Employer of the Year’ category at the Sheffield City Region Apprenticeship Awards 2021 last night. Held for the fourth time at the Hilton … Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Celebrates ‘Clearly Going Places’ for 50 Years

Auto Windscreens celebrated its 50th anniversary on May 20, 2021. It was established in 1971 as a family business in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, United Kingdom, where its head office is still based today. When the company first opened its doors, the … Continue reading

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UK Automotive Glass Company Succeeds with ‘New Ideas’

A combination of taking care of his employees and a strong focus on customers has made Auto Windscreens one of the leading automotive glass companies in the United Kingdom. Speaking at a presentation titled “Focus on Your Strategy” October 6 … Continue reading

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U.K.-Based Autoglass® Launches ADAS Calibration Protocol Nationwide

United Kingdom-based Autoglass® is rolling out its new solution to calibrate Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) throughout the country. The company is also working on an industry code of practice for calibration, which is due for publication later this year. Continue reading

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Autoglass® Gains Head of Central Operations

Graham Palin has been appointed the head of central operations for United Kingdom-based Autoglass®. He will be responsible for all centrally-managed operational teams, including three service delivery centers and the network of district support teams. Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Opens Training Academy

United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens has opened a new Training & Innovation Academy for automotive glass repair and replacement technicians. The education center is accredited by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). Continue reading

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Auto Windscreens Leader Says Company to Grow by 40 Percent

Through its acquisition of AA AutoWindshields, United Kingdom-based Auto Windscreens will grow by an estimated 40 percent, increasing its market share to 20 percent, says Chris Thornton, managing director of the company. What makes this deal unique is that the AGRR market in the U.K. has been “depressed” for several years, he adds. Continue reading

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Nationwide Windscreen Services Opens Its First ADAS Calibration Center

United Kingdom-based Nationwide Windscreen Services (NWS) has opened an AGRR branch and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) calibration center in Leicester, U.K. Continue reading

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