January 20, 2009 // Franchising.com // Ramsey, N.J. – The Glass Doctor of Ramsey franchise is pleased to announce that it has earned accreditation by the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standards Council, Inc. (AGRSS).
Glass Doctor of Ramsey has agreed to adhere to the AGRSS standard, making it one of the elite shops listed on the exclusive AGRSS Web site, www.safewindshields.com.
"Our goal is to provide the highest quality service for our customers, so we are excited and honored to be in this select group of glass shops," said George W. Strauch of the Glass Doctor of Ramsey franchise.
By registering with AGRSS, the Glass Doctor of Ramsey franchise has agreed to comply with the nationally recognized AGRSS standard for windshield replacement.
"The windshield is an integral part of the structural integrity of any car," Strauch said. "People don't realize how much of a safety concern proper windshield replacement is. Anyone having auto glass replaced should look for an AGRSS-registered shop."
AGRSS is an accredited American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-standards development organization. It has developed the world's only auto glass replacement safety standard, the AGRSS standard (ANSI/AGRSS 002-2002 Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standard). The AGRSS Standard addresses procedures, education and product performance.
The Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standards Council, Inc., is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the safe replacement of auto glass. AGRSS was founded and is supported by companies in the auto glass replacement industry that keep safe installations as their primary goal.
Glass Doctor is the largest chain of full-service glass franchises in the nation. From windows to windshields to storefronts, Glass Doctor can handle any glass need. Glass Doctor also offers custom glass services, such as tub and shower enclosures, entry door glass and mirrors. Established in 1962 with one shop in Seattle, Wash., today Glass Doctor offers complete glass repair, replacement and services to the residential, automotive, and commercial markets at more than 375 locations in the United States. Today there are more than 165 Glass Doctor franchise owners across the United States and Canada.