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03-26-2012

Safelite Opens San Fernando Valley Area Shop

Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, opened a large new retail shop and combined warehouse in Van Nuys to better serve San Fernando Valley and Simi Valley customers with same-day mobile.

VAN NUYS, Calif.– March 26, 2012 – Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, opened a large new retail shop and combined warehouse in Van Nuys to better serve San Fernando Valley and Simi Valley customers with same-day mobile, in-shop service. Located at 16200 Waterman Drive, Van Nuys, CA 91406, the 9,988-square-foot facility has the capacity to stock approximately 10,000 glass units.

While Safelite AutoGlass® has traditionally only provided mobile service to the San Fernando Valley, the new retail location enables Safelite® to also offer convenient in-shop service for Valley customers. In addition, the large warehouse, stocked with thousands of vehicle glass parts, will dramatically improve Safelite’s ability to service mobile customers in the same day.

Mario Calderon serves as the store manager, overseeing 15 employees, including four new associates recently hired to support the new facility. The company expects to hold an official grand opening event in late spring or early summer.

“We look forward to continuing to serve the San Fernando Valley community in a friendly and timely manner,” said Calderon. “Keeping people safe while they are in their vehicles is critical. Vehicle glass is an important element of a car’s structural integrity, and we are happy to perform inspections to identify any risky chips or cracks or provide a quote on glass damage.”

The addition of this Van Nuys store is a part of Safelite’s plan to expand and improve service throughout southern California. Since 2009, Safelite® has developed a number of initiatives to provide unrivaled customer service, technical quality, and same-day service for southern California customers.

Safelite® customers in the San Fernando Valley 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 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

About Safelite AutoGlass®

Safelite AutoGlass®, founded in 1947, is the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement service, providing mobile service to more than 95 percent of the U.S. population in all 50 states. The Columbus, Ohio-based company employs nearly 10,000 people across the United States and served 4.4 million customers last year. For more information, visit www.safelite.com.


Media Contact:

Melina Metzger, Safelite AutoGlass®, 614.210.9232, melina.metzger@safelite.com

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Media Relations department.

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