Uniban Canada continues their growth strategy with the acquisition of Star Auto Glass

LAVAL, QC, Aug. 16, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - After announcing the acquisition of Go! Glass & Accessories, just 3 months ago, Uniban Canada, a leader in the automotive glass industry, is continuing their growth with the acquisition of Star Auto Glass Trademark and franchising rights, a banner that specializes in windshield repair and replacement.

Uniban Canada, franchisor for the brands VitroPlus, UniglassPlus, Go! Glass & Accessories and Ziebart in Canada, is strengthening their position in the Canadian market, particularly in the Greater Toronto Area, by adding 6 reputable and well-established service points within their respective markets.

Star Auto Glass has built its reputation on excellent customer service and superior quality products. These values are in line with those of Uniban Canada, a company that puts the customer at the center of its concerns.

"This acquisition is a continuation of a strategic deployment for Uniban Canada. Star Auto Glass is an important player in the greater Toronto area. With an impressive number of mobile units and commercial business volume, the largest in Ontario, we will increase our presence in the region," said Marc Desmarais, President and CEO, Uniban Canada, and COO of the PH Group. "This transaction was part of our strategic pursuit in enhancing our coverage of service centres to solidify our vertical integration strategy."

"I am very enthusiastic about this transaction, which consolidates a longstanding relationship between our two companies. The equity of confidence and trust that has been built between us is a determining factor in my choice for the future direction of the Star Auto Glass banner. This transaction provides us with new tools to expand our presence and influence in the Greater Toronto Area and to support my project to open new locations," said Bassam Betou, founder of Star Auto Glass.

Through this transaction, Uniban is expanding its network to more than 150 stores and 300 mobile units.

About Star Auto Glass

Star Auto Glass offers exceptional service and enviable know-how in the field of automotive glass and have done so for more than 16 years. They are committed to serving their customers with the highest level of professionalism and superior service, enabling them to enjoy an excellent reputation in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

About Uniban Canada 

Uniban Canada is distinguished by its unique business model that has earned several distinctions in recent years (innovation, communication/marketing and franchisor of the year). Uniban encourages sustainable development through various programs and is now the leader and standard for major insurance companies in the management of automotive glass claims. For more information, visit www.unibancanada.ca.


SOURCE Uniban Canada

For further information: Richard Jutras, jutrasr@uniban.ca


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