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06-25-2012

Safelite Relocates to Larger Warehouse in Alaska

Safelite AutoGlass® now offers the largest vehicle glass inventory in the state of Alaska after relocating its Anchorage warehouse.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – June 25, 2012 – Safelite AutoGlass® now offers the largest vehicle glass inventory in the state of Alaska after relocating its Anchorage warehouse to 1650 W. Northern Lights Blvd., Suite 3 (Zip 99517) on June 29. The new 18,000 square-foot facility in northwestern Anchorage nearly triples square footage and inventory on stock. The warehouse also offers a large service bay with the flexibility to work on six to seven vehicles at a time. This allows more customers to schedule same day or next day in-shop service. Mobile service continues to be an option for customers.

As the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, Safelite AutoGlass® strives to offer convenient and comfortable customer waiting areas. The new location offers free Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV, complimentary coffee, and activities for kids.

Zeke Dexter serves as the general manager, overseeing 16 employees, including Richard Jarrett, technician manager; Misi Popoalii, warehouse lead; and Shannon Ryan, services manager. Dexter also is hiring new employees to meet the needs of the larger facility.

“We are thrilled to relocate our Anchorage warehouse to a new, larger facility that will help us serve the community in a much more convenient and quick manner,” said Dexter. “In addition to our Northern Lights location, we also offer another shop at 5650 Old Seward Highway will remain open as a service shop. We hope the Anchorage community will continue to turn to Safelite for all their vehicle glass repair and replacement needs.

Safelite® customers in Anchorage and elsewhere can receive a quote or schedule service 24/7 at safelite.com or by calling 1-800-800-ASAP (2727). Both in-shop and mobile vehicle glass service appointments are available from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday.

About Safelite® Group

Safelite® Group, a subsidiary of Belron®, is a multi-faceted vehicle glass and claims management service organization based in Columbus, Ohio. The company, which has been in business since 1947, is comprised of four major business operations that include Safelite AutoGlass®, a vehicle glass repair and replacement services; Safelite® Solutions and Alliance Claims SolutionsTM, which offer fleet and insurance claims management services; Service AutoGlass®, a wholesale and distribution operation; and Safelite® Glass Corp., a manufacturing and distribution business unit. The company employs more than 10,000 people throughout the United States.For more information, visit www.safelite.com.

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Media Contact:
Melina Metzger, Safelite AutoGlass®, 614.210.9232, melina.metzger(at)safelite.com

For additional information, please contact our Media Relations department.

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