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1 Driven Brands Acquires Fifth US Auto Glass Brand: K&K Glass
Driven Brands Holdings announced its acquisition of Florida-based K&K Glass. The development marks the fifth U.S. auto glass brand brought under Driven Brands, with former owner of K&K Dan Knowlton saying the acquisition will help the business and its employees reach their full potential. See page 34 for related story.
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2 North Carolina Business Owner and Son Killed in Head-On Collision
Michael Shane Marlowe, owner of B&B Auto Glass and Mirrors in Statesville, N.C., was killed on June 13, when a vehicle reportedly crossed the centerline and collided with his golf cart. Marlowe’s 5-year-old son, Bentley Marlowe, also died in the collision.
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3 Auto Glass Distributor Re-Enters U.S. Market
Nielsen & Moller Auto Glass International (NMAGI) has assembled a new professional team and is re-entering the U.S. market. The company says it’s the right time to fill the void due to the industry-wide issue of supply chain challenges. But it’s also because they now have the right people.
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4 Driven Brands Acquires Perfection Auto Glass
Driven Brands Holdings, a North American automotive services company, announced the expansion of its U.S. auto glass offering with the acquisition of Indiana-based Perfection Auto Glass. See page 34 for related story.
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5 Paul Anaya Resigns from Mygrant Glass
Paul Anaya, vice president of sales for Mygrant Glass, has resigned after “34 wonderful years.” The change was effective on July 1.
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