Online "Auto" section of this monthly trade periodical features news and information for the auto glass industry, with content categories in this section including featured articles, industry news, blog entries, product information, upcoming trade events, technical tips and installation instructions for technicians, and image photo galleries. All entries included in the "Auto" content section can be viewed free online.
Bimonthly trade magazine features news and information for owners and managers in the auto glass repair and replacement industry, with topics addressed in the publication including industry news and trends, business advice, installation tips, and tools and equipment, and special features including the annual list of "Top Auto Glass Retailers" (March/April issue). Digital editions are available free online.
Companion e-newsletter to AGRR Magazine provides daily news and updates on items of interest to owners and managers of auto glass repair and/or replacement companies, with newsletter contents including original stories, stories from other publications, press releases, and newscasts. All content is available online, with subscription to GlassBYTEs and other newsletters available with registration.
Top Auto Glass Retailers
Annual report published in the March/April issue of AGRR Magazine ranks the top retailers by annual retail sales and also includes information on company location, number of physical locations, number of technicians, number of employees including technicians, year in which the company was founded, and company website address. Report can be viewed free online in the digital issue of the magazine.
Market research report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for this product sector on a global basis, with data provided including historical and forecast sales in U.S. dollars and square meters by product (e.g., laminated, tempered), application (e.g., windshield, sidelite, and backlite), end use (e.g., OEM, aftermarket), vehicle (e.g., car, light/heavy commercial), and region (e.g., U.S., North America).
Comprehensive research study provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. market for this product sector, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by type (e.g., safety, solar control, hurricane, self cleaning and heads-up display windshield), market (e.g., architectural, vehicular), and market segment (e.g., OEM/aftermarket autos, light trucks, vans, SUVs, and medium/heavy vehicles).
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
Financial benchmarking section of this report provides an analysis of industry income and expenses as a percentage of sales for companies that repair and replace windshields, side and rear windows, and glass roof panels for passenger cars, light trucks, vans, SUVs, and medium/heavy commercial vehicles in their shop facilities or on a mobile basis at the customer's home, office, or other location.
Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage rate data for job positions in this sector such as store manager, production supervisor, installer/repairer, and technician, with employers for which salary or hourly wage data is provided including Carlex Glass Company, LLC, Glass America, Inc., Novus Franchising Inc., Safelite Fullfilment Inc. d/b/a Safelite AutoGlass, and TechnaGlass Inc.
Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state and major metropolitan area level for technicians who repair and replace windshields, side windows, roof panels, and rear windows for automobiles, light trucks, SUVs, vans, and medium/heavy commercial vehicles in their shop facilities or on a mobile basis at the customer's home, office, or other location.