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Saint-Gobain acquires auto glass repairer

Saint-Gobain has just completed the acquisition of France Pare-Brise, which has the second largest franchise network in France on the automotive glass repair and replacement market.

Section: News Date: 2016-10-27 Company news

D’Ieteren releases financial results

D’Ieteren’s financial reports for full-year 2014 include an increase of 1.3% for full-year sales for the automotive glass repair and replacement division, with sales at USD 3.22 billion (EUR 2.88 bil...

Section: News Date: 2015-03-05 Company financial news

Fuyao after-market glass production operation good deal for Safelite AutoGlass

Fuyao's announcement regarding the addition of a USD 130 million after-market glass production operation will bring 750 new jobs to the Dayton area. At the same time, Safelite AutoGlass, one of the...

Section: News Date: 2015-01-30 Automotive glass

D’Ieteren reports non-cash impairment charge

D’Ieteren is reporting a non-cash impairment charge for Belron of USD 121.9 million (EUR 98), which: “will be necessary in relation to the activities of Belron in the United Kingdom and in Chi...

Section: News Date: 2014-12-18 Company news

Boyd Group acquires NCS; industry shows mixed response

The recent announcement that Boyd Group has acquired NCS received a mixed response from the industry. The acquisition will, according to Brock Bulbuck, President and Chief Executive Officer of the...

Section: News Date: 2014-06-06 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

D’Ieteren appoints deputy chairmen of the board of directors

The Board of Directors of D'Ieteren SA has unanimously decided to appoint Nicolas D'Ieteren (38) and Olivier Périer (42) as Deputy Chairmen of the Board, with effect from 5 June 2014, representing ...

Section: News Date: 2014-04-30 Company news

Safelite Group to acquire assets of Guardian Auto Glass

Safelite has reached agreements to acquire the vehicle glass repair and replacement assets of Guardian Auto Glass, as well as the vehicle glass insurance claims management assets of Guardian Glass...

Section: News Date: 2013-12-05 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Auto Windscreens recruits 100 technicians

Auto Windscreens has recruited 100 new technicians, and now has 500 employees. The UK company has also invested in new repair vans, all in response to increasing demand for insurance and fleet...

Section: News Date: 2013-10-04 Personnel & industrial relations

Recycled vehicle glass from Auto Windscreens helps make 11.6m bottles

About 11.6 million average size bottles were made using over 775 tonnes of recycled automotive waste glass from Auto Windscreens between January and June this year.

Section: News Date: 2013-09-23 Recycling

Boyd Group acquires US auto glass company

Boyd Group has effectively acquired a majority ownership and controlling interest in the retail auto glass business of Glass America. The Fund and its existing operating partner will each contribute...

Section: News Date: 2013-06-07 Autoglass

D'Ieteren reports slight growth in Belron's 1Q sales

According to an interim management statement issued by Belron's parent D'Ieteren, Belron's first quarter sales were 1.6% higher than 2012. Just after discussing financials, D'Ieteren's Board of...

Section: News Date: 2013-05-30 Company financial news

Belron sees decrease in operating result

The operating result reported by Belron for 2012 saw a 35.6% decrease from the previous year, with a decline in sales of 1.5% to USD 3.6 billion (EUR 2.7 billion).

Section: News Date: 2013-03-07 Company financial news

Auto Windscreens is chosen supplier for Tradewise Insurance

UK-based Auto Windscreens has been chosen by Tradewise Insurance as its auto glass repair and replacement supplier of choice.

Section: News Date: 2013-01-31 Autoglass

Safelite AutoGlass opens fourth facility; two more coming soon

Business growth at Safelite AutoGlass' New Mesquite store will require doubling staff. The company will also be opening a fifth local facility in Lewisville, Tex. before end of year and a sixth in...

Section: News Date: 2012-12-21 Company news

Safelite: acquisition of Southern Glass & Plastics finalized

Safelite® Group, the US leading vehicle glass company, has reached an agreement to acquire substantially all the vehicle glass division assets of Southern Glass & Plastics. The acquisition is the ...

Section: News Date: 2012-11-21 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Safelite hires General Manager for Nebraska

Safelite AutoGlass has hired Bill Gagnon as the general manager for the Nebraska market, made up of more than 90% of Nebraska and portions of western Iowa and southern South Dakota.

Section: News Date: 2012-06-27 People

Safelite continues Southern California expansion

Safelite AutoGlass® has opened a new store in Irvine, providing customers of the Southern Californian area with same-day or next-day, in-shop service, also increasing accessibility to parts.

Section: News Date: 2012-05-11 Company news

Autoglass cuts jobs, branches and call centre

UK windscreen replacement Autoglass is reportedly to close its 36-staff call centre, cut jobs at its head office and shut an estimated 16 of its 101 branches, casued by the mild winter and reduction...

Section: News Date: 2012-03-08 Company news

Independent Glass Association appoints new management company

Procuratio 360 LLC has been hired by the Independent Glass Association to provide management services to the organization effective 15 February 2012. The Association will be announcing other new...

Section: News Date: 2012-02-20 Representative organizations

Nationwide Motorglass signs service agreement with All Fleet Services

All Fleet Services (AFS) is to provide 24-hour contact management support for glass repair and replacement services on behalf of Nationwide Motorglass.

Section: News Date: 2011-09-19 Company news
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