American Mobile Glass has selected Alex Davila to represent the company in this year’s Auto Glass Olympics. Alex has over 15 years of experience and is fully trained, licensed, and certified. He is extremely excited about the challenge and opportunity to compete against the top technicians in the country for a shot at $10,000 and a 1st place trophy. During the next couple of months Alex will be training hard to hone his skills which will be judged on 9 vigorous categories including proper product usage, windshield removal, installation technique, and proper equipment & tools usage just to name a few. We will keep you updated on his progress along the way. The NordGlass Auto Glass Technician Olympics (AGTO) is an international competition that is based on the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standard (AGRSS®). The competition was founded in 2005 by AGRR™ magazine. Competitors are allotted 75 minutes to complete a windshield installation in the first heats of the competitions....Read More >
Yes! There are several dozen manufacturers of automotive glass in the industry and no two are alike. These manufacturers employ a variety of fabrication processes to produce the end product. The product that is made from the different processes depends on the equipment and the quality assurance procedures that are used. While two windshields may look very similar and both may fit the vehicle opening, there may be very distinct physical characteristics that can affect the final performance of the windshield once its installed into your vehicle. Pilkington and PGW are two brands that American Mobile Glass likes to use because of their OEM quality.
Unfortunately, auto glass safety is not something that most people take seriously. When it comes time to replace auto glass, you need to realize the importance of going to a shop where safety is key and the highest quality of glass and sealant are used. To ensure your safety, and the safety of your passengers and family, make certain the auto glass installer you choose is properly trained and fully certified. Here is a recent news article where 2 people were killed due to a faulty windshield replacement. http://www.ultrabond.com/windshield-repair-and-replacement-news.html