Does Safelite make their own glass?

Our windshield replacement service uses OEM or OEE glass and an industry-leading one-hour drive-away time adhesive for a fast, safe result.
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What is the difference between OEM and OEE glass?Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) windshields are produced by the original manufacturer of your vehicle, while Original Equipment Equivalent (OEE) parts are aftermarket parts sold by a third-party.

Are all windshields the same quality?

OEM Windshields offer the benefit of being identical to the windshield that was installed when your vehicle was manufactured. OEM windshields are made by the same companies that manufactured your original windshield and will match the original windshields color, thickness, fit and shape.

Is Safelite glass same as OEM?

So, does Safelite use OEM glass? In a sense, they buy their glass from the world's most sophisticated manufacturers – the same guys who supply the big car manufacturers. Safelite only deals in OEE parts.

How do I know if my windshield is OEM?

OEM auto glass will likely be stamped with the carmaker's brand name and logo. As for aftermarket or OEE auto glass, you need to tell your customers that: Aftermarket or OEE glass manufacturers are not licensed by car companies to fabricate windshields for their car models.

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What cars use Fuyao Glass?

Fuyao Glass provides OEM supporting services globally for international well-known auto brands, such as Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, GM, Toyota, Volkswagen, Ford, Chrysler, Nissan, Honda, Hyundai, Fiat, Volvo, Land Rover, and Chinese auto manufacturers.

Is Fuyao windshield OEM?

Since 1987, parent company Fuyao Group, has been producing outstanding automotive glass for the OEM & ARG markets.

What is an OEE windshield?

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) auto glass is made by the same manufacturer as your original glass. Original Equipment Equivalent (OEE) auto glass is made to the same standards, but by a different manufacturer.

What is an OEM glass?

OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer – which would mean that an OEM Windshield would be from the same manufacturer that originally had their glass installed in your vehicle when it rolled off the assembly line. This glass holds the same safety standards as your vehicle did when it was brand new.

How do I know if my windshield is original?

You can verify a genuine windshield or non-original auto glass by looking at the windscreen logo. Oftentimes, the original windscreen comes without a car logo. In this case, you can match your brand-new vehicle windscreen logo with your cracked glass.

Can you get a stronger windshield?

Gorilla Glass Qualities
A stronger windshield translates to increased safety. This chemically strengthened glass isn't marketed as unbreakable or immune to scratches. But it does provide greater protection to keep projectiles out and passengers inside if there is an accident.

Does Safelite use OEM?

Original Equipment Equivalent (OEE) auto glass is made to the same standards, but by a different manufacturer. Our customers can choose OEM or OEE prior to service.

How do I know what kind of windshield I have?

Regardless of the windshield type, one of the easiest ways to figure out which windshield you have is to place a piece of white or yellow paper and tape it behind the writing on the bottom of the windshield from the inside of the car. Take a picture with your phone and text or email it to the auto glass shop.

Does Ford use Fuyao Glass?

Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd.
It is one of the largest auto glass producers in the world, with customers including large international automobile manufacturers such as Ford, General Motors, Subaru, and Volkswagen Group.

Who makes Fuyao windshield?

Three years later, Cao bought the stake back for $30 million. Fuyao became an original equipment manufacturer to General Motors in June 2006.

Does Safelite use Fuyao Glass?

Safelite provides auto glass replacement services in all 50 states, according to its Web site. "We currently buy aftermarket glass from all over the world, including Fuyao's existing manufacturing facilities in China as well as from Safelite's own plant in Enfield, N.C," Lanno said.

Are OEE windshields good?

In general, a solid OEE windshield can generally be found that meets the quality of an OEM windshield but is significantly less expensive because it doesn't have the manufacturer's branding. Though Original Equipment Equivalent parts are a good budget decision, they aren't always the best long-term solution.

Is OEE glass good?

OEE automotive windshields use the manufacturer's logo and refer to their products as OEM parts. This is a cheaper alternative to OEM replacement since they have almost the same quality and standards as the OEM glass.

How do you tell if windshield has been replaced?

Sign #1: You can hear a dull 'whoosh' sound emanating from your car's windshield while you drive. It's the most common tell-tale sign, indicating that your windshield has not been correctly installed. You'll hear this sound in particular as you move over a speed bump, hit a pot hole or drive at high speeds.

Do windshields have serial numbers?

Probably the easiest way to find the 17-digit number is to look at the dashboard on the driver's side of the window by standing outside your vehicle. Then, look at the corner of the dashboard where it meets your windshield and find the 17-digit VIN number.

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