CHICAGO – Glass America has closed a transaction to acquire the assets of Precision Auto Glass, Inc., an auto glass repair and replacement retailer in western New York state. Mike Barry, CEO of Glass America, announced the acquisition on Friday; terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“This transaction broadens Glass America’s market share in western New York and brings the company immediate additional growth and other interesting opportunities,” Barry said.
Glass America Vice President, Alan Resnick, went on to comment, “Customers of Precision Auto Glass will enjoy the full arsenal of benefits and quality workmanship that all Glass America customers receive. They can expect quick, prompt service, the fit of original-equipment glass, AGRSS certified technicians, and one hour safe drive away time.”
Fred Wakefield, Glass America’s Regional Manager, commented, “Glass America's Buffalo team of employees are ready to expand and provide services to Precision's customers including repairs, replacements, and mobile services."
Tom Smolinksi, Owner of Precision Auto Glass, commented, “This is a great opportunity for me to continue to offer my customers the service that they have come to expect from me. Also, negotiating with Glass America was quick and easy, so I am very pleased with the outcome.”
Glass America is seeking to acquire other AGRR retailers. To learn more about these opportunities, companies that are interested can call Scott Wills directly at (312) 781-6470.
About Glass America
Glass America is one of the largest independently-owned automobile glass replacement and repair companies in the country. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Chicago, the company operates service centers in 21 states under the names Glass America and Auto Glass Service. They offer a complete line of auto glass repair and replacement services for commercial and passenger vehicles with both drive-in and mobile services. All windshield installations meet the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standards (AGRSS), have a one hour safe drive away time, and a national lifetime warranty. In contrast to many companies, Glass America only buys glass from OEM (original equipment manufactured) suppliers to ensure the perfect fit, every time. For more information, please visit www.glassusa.com or call 1-800-634-5623.
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