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St. Paul, MN – NOVUS Glass, the innovator of windshield repair, is excited to announce the addition of new franchisees, Walt, Mary Ann and Connor Michlanski to their NOVUS franchise network. The Michlanski family are the new owners of the NOVUS Glass franchise in San Diego County, California, formerly operated by 39-year NOVUS veteran Wayne Sonniksen. Close friends of Wayne for a number of years, the Michlanskis witnessed first-hand the success and growth of Wayne’s local NOVUS business. So, when Wayne shared his plans to retire, the Michlanski’s felt this was the perfect chance for them to own an established business. “Owning our own business has always been a dream of ours,” shared Connor, “NOVUS gave us the opportunity to realize our dream as a family”.

Taking on the management and daily operations of the business, Connor is looking forward to continuing the NOVUS high standards of technical and customer care in the San Diego area. “I have worked in the customer service industry for the past 8 years and have found it very rewarding to be able to meet my customer’s needs.” stated Connor. Looking to reach and service even more customers in their area, the Michlanski have expanded their service offerings to include auto glass replacement, windshield wiper and mirror replacement and headlight restoration services.

Ted Andersen, VP of Operations for NOVUS North America, is excited to welcome the Michlankis to the NOVUS franchise network. “Walt, Mary Ann and Connor, will do an excellent job representing NOVUS in the San Diego area,” stated Andersen, “We are excited that they will be expanding the NOVUS service offering in their market and are confident that with their advance training, they have the skills needed to further grow a successful NOVUS business.”

NOVUS continues to grow their network throughout the nation and globally. With now over 1300 location in 30 different countries you will sure to find a NOVUS near you.

About NOVUS Glass

For close to 50 years, NOVUS Glass has remained the industry’s research and development leader in auto glass service. With its Repair First, Replace When Necessary® commitment, NOVUS Glass can repair more windshields with greater optical clarity and structural integrity than any other system in the industry and guarantees repairs for the life of the windshield. NOVUS has been awarded more U.S. Patents for windshield repair than any other company in the auto glass industry.

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