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ADAS May/June 2022

A new law in Arizona signed recently by the governor says auto glass shops that neglect to tell customers about calibration before they begin a glass replacement could be fined $2,500 —each time. The law requires that customers are informed … Continue reading

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On the Road May/June 2022

2022 July 19, 2022 Collision Repair Education Foundation Annual Golf Fundraiser Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Event Location: Edgewood Country Club collisioneducationfoundation.org July 20-21, 2022 Collision Industry Conference General Meeting Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Event Location: Omni William Penn Hotel ciclink.com/schedules/ September 14-16, 2022 Auto … Continue reading

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Showroom May/June 2022

Adhesives Drive Away With DINOL DINOL launched an upgraded 30-minute safe-drive-away, glass bonding adhesive dubbed Dinitrol 9100 HD to replace the Dinitrol 9100. The latest version includes optimal decking, viscosity, and holding strength, according to the company. It is also … Continue reading

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AGSC News May/June 2022

Legislatures Paying More Attention to Auto Glass Issues Legislative calendars vary widely from state to state. Some are on two-year cycles, like the U.S. Congress, while others are on one-year cycles. Many states legislatures on one-year cycles meet for short … Continue reading

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AGRReports May/June 2022

Top Stories from glassBYTEs.com™ These were the most-clicked stories since the last issue of AGRR™ magazine. If you’d like to stay up to date on all the AGRR industry news, sign up for AGRR™ magazine’s free business-day e-newsletter at glassBYTEs.com™. … Continue reading

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Guest Column May/June 2022

Installation the Old Fashioned Way By Nick Khongkeo My fellow auto glass competitors inspired me after I competed in my first Auto Glass Technician competition at Auto Glass Week in 2021. Different guys were using various cut-out tools. Some used … Continue reading

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Calibration Insights May/June 2022

Data Detectives Unlock ADAS Mysteries By Eric Newell Anyone who operates an auto glass business is fully aware that automotive technology is accelerating at a mind-boggling pace—especially when it comes to ADAS safety systems, diagnostics, and recalibrations. Many glass shop … Continue reading

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Field of Vision May/June 2022

Let’s Talk About Surcharges By Tara Taffera There are many items to discuss in the auto glass business these days, but I want to talk about two in particular this month. I chatted with Mark Delia at City-wide Auto Glass … Continue reading

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Grappling with Pump Prices

$4.33 per gallon: Mobile Auto Glass Shops Account for New Variable By Chris Collier The cost of regular unleaded gasoline scaled to a national average of $4.33 a gallon on March 11, 2022, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA) … Continue reading

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Fastest Growing Retailers

By Rebecca Barnabi The secrets to success are different for each business. But, one thing is certain for these auto glass retailers: revenues continue to grow lightning fast as they put the COVID-19 pandemic in their rearview mirrors. AGRR takes … Continue reading

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