Author Archives: Nathan Hobbs

Tools that Changed the Name of the Game

By Rebecca J. Barnabi Auto glass installation has been affected by many changes in the industry, including the AGRSS™ Standard ADAS technology and new vehicle models. But no change has significantly impacted individual installers as the introduction of the one-man … Continue reading

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Myth Busters

Ten Misconceptions Keep Select Companies from Understanding the Importance of Calibration by Rebecca J. Barnabi Life is full of myths. The Loch Ness Monster, unicorns, and who shot President John F. Kennedy are just a few. When it comes to … Continue reading

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September/October 2021

Features Myths of Calibration The auto glass industry carries several myths about calibration that many believe as truth. Three auto glass company owners set the record straight and try to bust these myths for good. Tools that Changed the Game … Continue reading

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On the Road July/August 2021

2021 November 2-5 The SEMA Show Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas Sponsored by the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) semashow.com November 2-4 AAPEX Sands Expo and Caesars Forum Las Vegas www.aapexshow.com 2022 January 6-7 Glass Expo Southeast™ ’22 Architectural … Continue reading

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AGSC News July/August 2021

Industry Committees Meet in Orlando The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) and the National Windshield Repair Division (NWRD) met in early June in Orlando as Auto Glass Week ’21 was winding down. The ANSI Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standards (AGRSS) … Continue reading

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AGRReports July/August 2021

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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The Lite Side July/August 2021

Spilt Milk, Squandered Opportunity By Lyle R Hill My first recollections of life are from the tattered wooden framed house on the corner of Thirteenth Street and St. Charles Road in Maywood, Ill. It was right across the street from … Continue reading

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Repair Roundup July/August 2021

Safety Through a New Lens By Linda Rollinson 2014 is only seven years in the rearview mirror, yet in many ways, it feels like a lifetime ago. The year 2014 was before the pandemic, before our vitriolic political climate, even … Continue reading

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Training Time July/August 2021

2010 Toyota FJ Cruiser Replacement By Alfredo Calva 1 Toyota no longer manufactures FJ’s, but I’m hoping they bring them back because they are eye catching and fun to drive. The installation process is the same from 2007 – 2014 … Continue reading

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Field of Vision July/August 2021

It’s Nice to be Back: Now Let’s Brainstorm By Tara Taffera My last trip for work took place in February, 2020. I didn’t travel again for business until this past month, when I flew to Orlando for Auto Glass Week … Continue reading

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