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10-18-2011

Safelite AutoGlass Opens New Shop in Peoria, IL

Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, is opening a store located at 2530 West Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL, 61615 on November 7, 2011.

PEORIA, Ill. – Oct. 18, 2011 Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, is opening a store located at 2530 West Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL, 61615 on November 7, 2011.

The new 4,000-square-foot facility allows Safelite AutoGlass® to expand inventory and provide in-shop space for installation and repair service. This allows more same- or next-day appointments for drivers in the area. The accommodating waiting area offers Wi-Fi and is next to the West Lake shopping plaza and also is within walking distance from Northwoods Mall. Customers may still opt for mobile service as well.

The new location, which is visible from Interstate 74, is managed by Greg Micklos and employs six others, including technicians and customer service representatives with the potential to expand staffing in the near future.

“We look forward to growing our presence in the Peoria community and serving our customers in a friendly and timely manner,” said Bill Seibel, 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 Peoria 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

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Media Relations department.

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