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11-16-2011

Safelite Opens New Shop in Gulfport, Mississippi

Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, opened a store located at 10333 Corporate Drive, Gulfport, Miss.

GULFPORT, Miss. – Nov. 16, 2011 – Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, opened a store located at 10333 Corporate Drive, Gulfport, Miss., 39503, on October 24, 2011.

The new 6,000-square-foot facility allows Safelite AutoGlass® to expand inventory to more than 500 parts. This allows more same- or next-day appointments for drivers in the area. Customers may still opt for mobile service as well.

The new location, which is easily accessible from Interstate 10, is managed by Joe Giroux, who over sees seven employees, and is currently hiring more.

“We look forward to growing our presence in the Gulfport community and serving our customers in a friendly and timely manner,” said Mark Gradwohl, general manager. “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 provide a quote on glass damage.”

Safelite® customers in the Gulfport area can receive a quote or schedule service by calling (309) 693-6800 or 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 Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday.

About Safelite AutoGlass®

Safelite AutoGlass®, founded in 1947, is the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, 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 million customers last year. For more information, visit www.safelite.com.


Media Contacts:

Melina Metzger, Safelite® Group, PR Manager, 614.210.9232, melina.metzger@safelite.com

For additional information, please contact our

Media Relations department.

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