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Repair Roundup January/February 2021

How ROLAGS™ Impacts the Market By Keith Beveridge The Repair of Laminated Auto Glass Standard (ROLAGS™) needs to be updated, and the Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) and the National Windshield Repair Division have begun this process. Linda Rollinson, the … Continue reading

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Field of Vision January/February 2021

Confused Much? By Tara Taffera After 23 years of covering the glass industry, I don’t get confused easily when it comes to writing for our publications, including AGRRTM, here at Key Media & Research. But if it happens, it’s when … Continue reading

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How ADAS Impacts Windshield Repair

By Keith Beveridge If you are involved in the repair of windshields, you may not think Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) will have a big impact on your business, but that is not necessarily the case. There is definitely a … Continue reading

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Do Better Tools Mean Less Injuries?

By Scott Sowers Setting devices and wire cut-out tools are often touted as devices that make installations safer for technicians but are they actually delivering on the promise? The possibility of an auto glass technician getting hurt on the job … Continue reading

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Calibration

Experts Say It’s So Much More Than a Tool Purchase When six experts in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), specifically in windshield calibration, gathered online in January, the consensus was clear. Whether you have yet to offer these services, or … Continue reading

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OE Glass

Is OE Glass Really Necessary, or are Aftermarket Products a Solid Alternative? By Tara Taffera When it comes to original equipment (OE) and aftermarket glass, car makers are clear: When performing replacements, OE glass should be used. Even if the … Continue reading

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January/February 2021

Features OE vs. Aftermarket Glass Is OE glass really necessary, or are aftermarket products a solid alternative? AGRR magazine takes a lot at the position statements from the auto makers, and talks to those involved in all sides of the … Continue reading

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Show Planner November/December 2020

January 12 AGW Preview Day Virtual Event • Free www.autoglassweek.com Free to all (see page 16 for more info) May 20-21 Glass TEXpo™ ’21 Architectural Glass Expo Henry B. González Convention Center San Antonio, Texas Co-sponsored by the Texas Glass … Continue reading

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Showroom November/December 2020

Adhesives An ELITE Adhesive SikaTack® ELITE is a new polyurethane-based accelerated adhesive system specially designed for the auto glass replacement (AGR) industry, the company says. The product utilizes Sika’s PowerCure technology to cure rapidly from inside the bead, achieving Minimum … Continue reading

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ADAS November/December 2020

Company News Pilkington Launches Calibration Service NSG Group’s Pilkington North America Aftermarket Glass Replacement business unit recently launched a new service called The Calibration People™. It’s designed to provide additional access to remote and local calibration and for auto glass … Continue reading

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