The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (formerly the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standards Council Inc.) held its AGRSS® Standards Committee meeting during Auto Glass Week™ in September in Louisville, Ky. Among topics discussed is the fact that the Council has moved from a few selected audits of random companies to audits of all companies. As a [...]
AGRSS® Standards Committee chair Bob Beranek of Automotive Glass Consultants participated in a panel during Auto Glass Week on industry standards and offered an update on the status of the Standard. “There have only been a few changes to the Standard over the last decade,” said Beranek, in discussing some pending changes to the document. [...]
While many fast-curing urethanes are available in today’s market, Glen Moses of Safelite asked that the AGRSS® Standards Committee address the topic of slow-curing ones, such as those with 24-hour safe drive away times. The issue was brought forth during the Standards Committee meeting in Memphis, Tenn., on September 14. “I’ve struggled for quite some [...]
The AGRSS® Council Inc. recently learned that while the NAGS catalog notes that the FW02525 should be available with a pre-applied adhesive system (PAAS), at least one manufacturer has been distributing this windshield without the expected PAAS. The Council notified the manufacturer by letter on February 4, and on March 8 the Council received a [...]
The AGRSS® Council Inc.’s Accreditation Committee has been working endlessly to perfect the third-party validation review program to make it even better, and has some new, exciting plans in store this year. In an attempt to make the process even smoother there are plans to test some alternative audit procedures with three randomly selected clusters [...]
The AGRSS® Council Inc.’s Standard Committee is in the process of voting on some possible changes to the Standard, and hopes to submit the Standard to ANSI for approval in the coming months, according to committee chair Bob Beranek of Automotive Glass Consultants. “The biggest [revision] is the change of scope which basically says that [...]
The purpose of the Fundraising Committee is to maintain and interpret the AGRSS Standard. The committee currently is chaired by Bob Beranek of Automotive Glass Consultants. Please be sure to check back for updates.