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1 PGW Auto Glass Acquires Assets of Duncan Systems’ Truck Glass Division
PGW Auto Glass, a provider of automotive glass solutions, announced that it has acquired the assets of Duncan Systems’ Truck Glass Division.
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2 Safelite Group Acquires New Angle Glass
Safelite Group, owner of Safelite Auto Glass, acquired the auto glass assets of New Angle Glass in the Boston area. According to a news release, the combined businesses will work together to grow a “successful, caring business” offering vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration services to Massachusetts customers.
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3 Governor Signs Measure that Kills AOB, Zero-Deductible Status
The Florida Bill, which prohibits policyholders from entering into assignment of benefits (AOB) agreements for AGRR work, was signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis on May 25 and is now law.
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4 Safelite Group Acquires Advanced Auto Glass
Safelite Group, owner of Safelite AutoGlass, acquired the auto glass assets of Advanced Auto Glass operating in Weatherford, Texas. “It’s an honor to have new team members join our Safelite family and help us provide the quality service our customers expect,” says Safelite’s president and CEO Renee Cacchillo.
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5 Belron Reports Sales Increase for Q1 2023
D’Ieteren Group recently presented results for the first fiscal quarter of 2023, which include financial data from Belron, owner of Safelite AutoGlass. Belron’s total sales increased by 12% in the first quarter of the year to more than $1.5 billion.
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