Safelite Group Acquires Absolute Auto Glass, Incorporated


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Deal Closed October 31, 2023 – Safelite® Group, the nation’s leading vehicle glass services and recalibration company and owner of Safelite AutoGlass®, announced today an agreement to acquire the assets of California-based Absolute Auto Glass, Inc. The transaction was completed on Tuesday, October 31.

With a location in Santa Cruz, CA, the combined businesses expand Safelite’s reach, allowing them to offer vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration services to even more customers. 

“All of us at Safelite are thrilled to serve the people of Santa Cruz,” said Safelite’s President and CEO, Renee Cacchillo. “The addition of a respected business like Absolute Auto Glass, Incorporated, allows us to continue our growth so that even more people can experience the customer service we’re proud to provide.”

Absolute Auto Glass, Incorporated, will leverage Safelite’s operational systems, advanced safety system recalibration expertise, world-class distribution network, global purchasing power and substantial insurance and commercial relationships.


About Safelite Group
Safelite® Group is a multi-faceted vehicle glass and claims management service organization based in Columbus, Ohio, and operating company-owned facilities in 50 states. The company, which has been in business since 1947, is comprised of two major business operations: Safelite AutoGlass®, a vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration services provider and Safelite® Solutions, which offers fleet and insurance claims management services for vehicle glass and other claims. The company employs nearly 16,000 people throughout the United States. Safelite is a subsidiary of Belron®, the worldwide leader in vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration. Safelite AutoGlass is the largest vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration company under one brand in the world. 


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