How do I know if my windshield is OEM?

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.

Do Autoglass use OEM windscreens?

At Autoglass®, we only use glass manufactured to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) standards, whether sourced from original equipment manufacturers or other suppliers, ensuring that the glass we fit is as good as the original piece of glass we are replacing.

Is Fuyao an OEM?

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 there different quality of windshields?

The only difference is that it’s not manufactured by the original company and is usually unbranded. Otherwise, the glass quality (in terms of material composition, thickness, and features) is the same.

How much does an OEM windshield cost?

A brand new OEM windshield will cost you anywhere between $1000 and $6000, depending on the car you have, while an aftermarket windshield can range from $100 to $1000. The average, however, is anywhere from $200 to $500. Below is the average cost for some mid-range cars.

What does OEM windshield mean?

Original Equipment Manufacturer
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 a OEM windshield?

OEM windshields are made by the same companies that manufactured your original windshield and will match the original windshields color, thickness, fit and shape. These windshields are made to the same standards as the OEM glass and often in the same factories but don’t carry the premium price tag.

How many windshields are replaced every year?

13-14 million windshields
Facts. Auto glass technicians make an average of about US$30,000/year. 13-14 million windshields are replaced each year.

Is Fuyao America profitable?

In 2019, Fuyao Glass America saw a net profit of just over $9.7 million in 2019, down from a net profit of $24.5 million that FGA recorded in 2018. Fuyao Global says it is the second biggest glass manufacturer in the world and the largest in China.

Why did Fuyao invest in America?

Why Invest in America? In 2014, when Fuyao began to consider investing heavily in the United States, I sat down and really began to study the issue of the US tax burden. Moreover, if I shipped the glass from China to the United States, the freight costs would increase by 15% to 20%.

Does Safelite Autoglass 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.

What’s the difference between OEM and factory windshield glass?

In essence, you should be getting an almost identical windshield to the factory auto glass your vehicle came with when it rolled off the assembly line. OEM glass also has special automaker branding on it.

How to tell if BMW windshield glass is OEM?

An “FY” logo which I found out is the company FUJIAN YANHUA based in China. 6….* Is there any way to know for sure if this is OEM glass?

Do you need oe or aftermarket windshield glass?

They claim using anything other than OE glass could diminish the effects of the acoustic glass and crease cabin noise. Mercedes-Benz USA has also announced that it strongly recommends using OEM glass for windshield replacements.

Who are the OEM glass replacement companies in the US?

TRIVAL < NSG < Pilkington < LOF Automotive Glass Replacement provides OEM quality glass parts such as windshield,door,quarter, vent and back glasses for auto glass replacement throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Over the years, Pilkington developed a large number of glass operations around the world, each with their local identity.