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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 Opens Store in Chicago Suburb Oak Lawn

Safelite Opens Store in Chicago Suburb Oak Lawn

OAK LAWN, Ill. – Jan. 10, 2012 – Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, opened a store in southwest Chicago located at 9609 Southwest Highway, Oak Lawn, IL 60453 on January 9, 2012.

The newly remodeled 6,208-square-foot facility offers large, comfortable customer waiting areas and allows Chicago-area customers to schedule more same- or next-day appointments; however, they may still opt for mobile service as well.

The shop, managed by Ray Dunham, currently staffs seven employees with the goal of hiring four more in the next year.

“We look forward to growing our presence in the Oak Lawn community and serving our customers in a friendly and timely manner,” said Dunham. “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 southwest Chicago can receive a quote or schedule service by calling 1-800-800-ASAP (2727) or visiting Both in-shop and mobile vehicle glass service appointments are available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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 4.4 million customers last year. For more information, visit

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