PPG Industries offers an online solution to chips and cracks

Date: 4 April 2008
Source: PPG Industries
PROSTARSAutoCare.com is the online source for auto glass replacement Pittsburgh, PA (March 25, 2008) /PRNewswire/ — Cracks, chips and dings to a windshield can be a car owner's worst nightmare.

Researching the best repair shop in town can be even more cumbersome. www.PROSTARSAutoCare.com provides an easy solution to this daunting task.

PPG Industries recently launched the newest release of their site, PROSTARSAutoCare.com, a one-stop-shop that enables car owners to actively obtain price quotes and service for damaged auto glass without making any phone calls or searching multiple web sites. The web site allows consumers to easily search among glass shop retailers in their area based on safety, cost, qualifications, satisfaction ratings, and more.

"PROSTARSAutoCare.com is an online, searchable database for car owners who are looking to repair or replace their auto glass," said Fahmy Mechael, Manager of Business Integration & Development. "We want to give visitors to our site the opportunity to fully understand what kind of service they are paying for."

Users simply enter their zip code, vehicle information, and type and location of the glass damage. The participating repair shops in the designated area will then be displayed to the user. They can choose up to three shops and immediately receive price quotes from the selected shops. Once the car owner determines the shop that best meets their needs, they can schedule a service appointment online.

More than 1,300 auto glass professionals are currently registered as part of a nationwide network of glass shop retailers through PROSTARSAutoCare.com. In addition to providing price quotes and scheduling service, PROSTARSAutoCare.com offers a number of automotive resources including: car safety tips, live chat with helpful customer service representatives, and frequently asked questions.

"PPG Industries has been designing, improving, and manufacturing glass for more than 100 years. At PROSTARSAutoCare.com, we have built upon expertise for providing the customer with education, information and quality assurance toward their purchase," said Glenn Davis, Director of Business Development for PPG Auto Glass.

About PPG

Pittsburgh-based PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, chemicals, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 150 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates and operates in more than 60 countries. Sales in 2007 were US $11.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

We're the online source for auto glass replacement.

www.PROSTARSAutoCare.com brings together a nationwide alliance of auto glass professionals for windshield replacement that best meets your needs -without having to make phone calls or search multiple websites. Learn about the shops in your community; get quotes from the shops you choose, and conveniently schedule your appointment. Questions? Visit us at www.PROSTARSAutoCare.com.

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