Safelite Group Acquires Ideal Auto Glass
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Deal Closed July 14, 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 Florida-based Ideal Auto Glass. The transaction was completed on Friday, July 14.
“We continue to grow with a focus on providing the quality glass services that our customers expect from us,” said Safelite’s President and CEO, Renee Cacchillo. “And we’re excited to welcome our new team members to our business.”
With locations in Odessa and Sanford, FL, the combined businesses expand Safelite’s reach, allowing them to offer vehicle glass repair, replacement and recalibration services to even more customers.
“Continuing to be the leader in our industry is something we take pride in,” said Cacchillo. “And the best way to lay the foundation for future success is through the talents and contributions of our people.”
Ideal Auto Glass 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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