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At Safelite AutoGlass, we keep the press and the public aware of our latest news by releasing regular press releases showing our latest developments in auto glass repair.

Whether it’s new heights in sales, brand-new Safelite AutoGlass locations or cutting-edge technologies developed by our skilled technicians, you'll be sure to read all about it through our press releases. Read on to see how we can help you, and how Safelite is making a difference in communities across the nation.

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Safelite AutoGlass New Shop in Elgin, Illinois to Better Serve Local Customers

CHICAGO – Aug. 13, 2013 - Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, recently opened a new store located at 555 N. McLean Blvd., Elgin, IL, 60123, to better provide local customers in the Fox River Valley with same- and next-day in-shop appointments. Mobile appointments remain an option.

The 4,000-square-foot facility can stock more than 300 of the most common windshields and tempered glass parts and offers four full service bays. The customer waiting room is large and comfortable with a big-screen television and complimentary beverages.

Peter Theer serves as the store manager, overseeing four technicians with plans to add several more in the next few years.

Safelite’s newest Chicago-area facility is conveniently located and accessible to customers in Elgin, South Elgin, Sleepy Hollow, Carpentersville, East Dundee, Hoffman Estates, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Hanover Park, Bartlett, Wayne, St. Charles, Valley View, Udina, Pine Grove, and Plato Center. Safelite AutoGlass® also has facilities in Berwyn, Chicago, Crest Hill, Lake In The Hills, Morton Grove, Mundelein, Naperville, Oak Lawn, South Holland and Wood Dale.          

“We look forward to continuing to serve northwest Chicago area,” said general manager Chris Sugano. “In addition to windshield repair and replacement, we also provide back and side glass replacements. We hope community members will think of Safelite® when they need auto glass services.”

Safelite® customers in Fox River Valley and elsewhere can receive a quote or schedule service at 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 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 serves more than 4.1 million customers annually. For more information, visit  

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