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Contact: Debi Schneider
myglassclass@glass.org

NGA OFFERS AGRSS COURSE TO IMPROVE SAFETY TRAINING
EDUCATIONAL COURSE ON SAFETY STANDARDS TO BE HOSTED ON MYGLASSCLASS.COM

WASHINGTON, DC  (March 27, 2007) – The National Glass Association (NGA) announced today that it has created a course about the Automotive Glass Replacement Safety Standard (AGRSS) that will be available free as part of its groundbreaking MyGlassClass.com training program.

MyGlassClass.com was launched in June 2006 and offers dozens of courses specifically designed for both the auto and flat glass industry, ranging from safety instruction to professional development to industry certification. It was developed in partnership with leaders in the glass industry and is continually updated and enhanced to reflect industry needs.

The auto glass replacement standards course will be offered free to technicians who register on MyGlassClass.com.

“We at the NGA have always placed a premium on safety and customer satisfaction,” said Leo Cyr, vice president of the NGA’s auto glass division. "This learning module about AGRSS demonstrates our commitment to high standards in quality and safety across the auto glass industry."

For more information on MyGlassClass.com, contact the NGA’s Debi Schneider at 703/442-4890, ext. 126 or myglassclass@glass.org.



About NGA
Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the entire flat glass and auto glass industries. Based outside Washington, DC, NGA offers certification, education and training, and MyGlassClass.com—a state-of-the-art, online training resource. NGA publishes the leading trade magazines—Glass Magazine®, Window & Door®, AutoGlass™, and e-newsletters, e-glass weekly™ and WDweekly™. In addition, NGA serves the industry and general public with its Web sites: www.glass.org, www.GlassBuildAmerica.com, www.GlassMagazine.net, www.AutoGlassmagazine.net, www.WindowandDoor.net, and www.myautoglass.org. NGA also hosts the industry’s premier annual trade events: GlassBuild America®: The Glass, Window & Door Expo and the National Auto Glass Conference.