GlasWeld Hires Dennis Garbutt as General Manager

Bend, Oregon (PressExposure) November 04, 2009 -- GlasWeld, a complete solutions provider for the glass repair industry, has announced that Dennis Garbutt has joined its team as General Manager. Garbutt will be responsible for managing GlasWeld's daily operations, organizational planning, and corporate strategic direction.

"As the leader in the glass repair industry, we're committed to developing a top-tier leadership team," said Thomas Spoo, president of GlasWeld. "Dennis has more than 40 years in the automotive industry and outstanding management skills that made him the clear choice for the General Manager role at GlasWeld. His broad range of experience will serve to provide leadership and vision to the company as well as continuing the tradition of providing GlasWeld's customers with the latest innovations in glass repair."

Garbutt's years in the automotive field have encompassed all aspects of the business including sales, marketing, product development, and operations. Prior to joining GlasWeld, Garbutt enjoyed a successful corporate and entrepreneurial career. In addition to working for General Motors and Honda at the corporate level, Garbutt co-owned a thriving Honda dealership in Colorado, and served as a General Manager for a large dealer group in California. Under his management, Garbutt's dealerships garnered multiple recognition awards.

"I'm impressed with GlasWeld's ongoing commitment to innovation and outstanding service," said Garbutt. "GlasWeld produces first-rate products in the windshield repair, scratch removal, and glass restoration consultation fields and promotes environmentally-friendly practices. It's a pleasure to be part of such a dynamic organization and working with an exceptionally talented team."

About GlasWeld

Based in Bend, Oregon, GlasWeld provides complete glass repair solutions—from revolutionary equipment to unparalleled training programs and technical support—for both flat glass and auto glass. The company’s flagship Gforce Scratch Removal System for glass scratch removal and G3fusion Auto Glass Repair System for windshield repair are distributed worldwide through an international distribution network. GlasWeld’s product lines have been developed based on decades of industry research, development and customer feedback. Because glass repair is intrinsically sustainable, GlasWeld has integrated creative, tangible environmental initiatives into its daily operations, including ongoing education for the greater glass industry. For more information, visit or call 800-321-2597.

Lori Patch
Bend, Oregon
541-388-1156 x114

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Press Release Submitted On: November 04, 2009 at 3:29 am
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