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CARSTAR Canada Re-Opens Ancaster, Ontario, Facility

CARSTAR Ancaster Express has been expanded to a 5,000-square-foot facility, which includes a new downdraft spray booth, two frame racks and new frame-measuring equipment.

Omaha Auto Body Shops Busy After Storm Drops Baseball-Size Hail

Auto body shops and insurers in Omaha, Neb., have been flooded with claims and repairs after a June 29 storm dropped baseball-size hail on the region.

Fix Auto World Completes Acquisition of Novus Glass, Speedy Glass USA

Fix Auto said the expansion into new lines of business increases its value proposition to insurers and will help fuel partnerships with current and new supply partners around the world.

Colorado Hailstorm Could Be State’s Most Expensive Insured Catastrophe

The May 8 hailstorm that pounded Colorado’s Front Range is on track to be the state’s most expensive catastrophe.

Fix Auto World to Buy Speedy Glass USA, Novus Glass from Skidmore Group

Fix Auto World said it has agreed to purchase the assets of 11 glass and automotive aftermarket companies previously owned by the Skidmore Group.

SEMA VIDEO: Induction Innovations

Watch this video to see a demonstration of the Glass Blaster attachment on the Inductor Lite for easy removal of glass, as well as the Fast-Off Pad attachment that can remove vinyl graphics, sprayed-on bedliners and body trim badges.

Cover Story: Priming Pinchwelds

There’s a lot more to installing glass than you think, such as properly prepping the steel and aluminum. With all shops offering a lifetime warranty on repairs, it’s important to follow the proper procedures.

Equalizer Introduces the Next Revolution in Auto Glass Removal Technology

The Equalizer Raptor has eliminated the need for manual-pumping forever by designing AirForce Constant Vacuum technology into the Raptor.

Equalizer Launches Auto Glass TV Network

Auto Glass TV is a brand-new way to keep the auto glass industry aware of new and valuable information.

Six Ways Your Windshield is Going to Change

Property Casualty 360 has come out with a nifty slideshow showing six ways windshields of the future will be different than they are now.

Technical: Glass Replacement Goes Hi-Tech

New tools and the need for electronics to complete the job have changed the glass replacement business.

LKQ Corp. Announces Agreement to Acquire Pittsburgh Glass Works

“PGW reflects LKQ’s commitment to provide a one-stop-shop solution to the North American collision repair industry by adding automotive glass to our product offerings,” said Robert Wagman, president and CEO of LKQ Corp.