For over 65 years, Crystal Glass has specialized in repairing and replacing auto glass, windshields, residential and commercial glass. Our full line of services is backed by more than six decades of delivering quality workmanship and value to our customers.
Whether it's Chipped or cracked windshield, Shattered bathroom mirror, or custom glass doors for your business, Our glass specialists have the skills to properly assess, repair or replace, and custom make and fit any type of glass you’re looking for.
At Crystal Glass, we pride ourselves on providing superior products and services for every one of our customers. It’s what makes us the clear choice for all your glass needs.
And with our 50 locations throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan, we are western Canada's largest automotive glass experts!
OUR HISTORY GOES BACK TO 1949.
A lot has happened since Ed Bean started out on his own at just 21 years of age. Here are few significant events over the past 65 years.
Ed Bean starts Edmonton Crystal Glass Shop on Whyte Ave in Edmonton.1949
The second branch opens in Jasper Place, West Edmonton.1958
The first B.C. Location opens in New Westminster.1966
The first Can Am warehouse opens in Burnaby, BC.1973
Head Office and the new Storefront Division move from Whyte Avenue to a new location on Calgary Trail.1974
Ed partners with long-term staff to start Western Crystal Glass, with branches in Edmonton, Leduc and Lloydminster. Crystalite Insulated Glass Plant opens in Edmonton.1978
The first Saskatchewan branch opens in Moose Jaw.1979
The second Can Am opens in Vernon, BC.1980
Crystal Glass acquires Calgary Glass (originally owned by Ed's brother, Frank).1984
The Edmonton distribution warehouse opens in new building.1985
Ed partners with Gordon & Francis Russell to form Crystal Kids Youth Center, supporting underprivileged youth (www.crystalkids.org).1992
Crystal Glass acquires tempering plant, Crystal Temp, in Swift Current, SK.1993
Crystal Glass employee, Alfie Ogston, invents the Extractor tool for windshield removal (www.extractor.ca).1994
The Can Am Glass Products plant opens in Edmonton. The Plant includes a tempering furnace, insulated glass production line and state of the art glass manufacturing equipment.2002
Crystal Glass merges with Western Crystal to form a single entity: Crystal Glass Canada Ltd.2008
What will the future bring? One thing we know for sure is Crystal Glass will continue to grow and change in a positive way. That’s because we are committed to remaining atop our industry and offering the most innovative products and services that our customers want.
OUR COMMUNTIES MATTER.
CRYSTAL GLASS HAS ALWAYS STAYED INVOLVED IN THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE.
In 1992, we helped form Crystal Kids Youth Center, a fantastic facility supporting underprivileged inner city youth. We are also highly involved in the United Way, along with a great number of other deserving charities.
In February of 2010, Crystal Glass were sold at all of our 45 Crystal Glass locations, Funds raised were given directly towards Youthworks initiative. To learn more about this incredible program, visit crystalkids.com.
Most recently, Crystal Glass launched our new program - Chip In for Charity - to benefit our customers and their employees. Visit our Chip In for Charity page for more information.
Crystal Glass Crystal Glass loves helping our community any way we can. We receive numerous requests from charitable organizations for donations, prizing and corporate sponsorship. If your organization would like to request support, please fill out an application, which we will be happy to review.
We appreciate the interest from local organizations and consider each request carefully. Simply complete a brief online form below.
EXPERTISE ISN’T A COINCIDENCE.
The Crystal Glass team isn’t only experienced, but receives ongoing training so you can get the highest quality, glass installation possible. Our certified glass specialists consider every aspect of your glass repair or installation to ensure it is done correctly the first time.
Since our first location opened back in 1949, the Crystal Glass team has seen almost every glass repair & replacement or installation situation imaginable, making them well-prepared to deal with any glass problem.
Crystal Glass has 50 locations throughout Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan that provide auto glass and windshield repair and replacement, as well as complete commercial and residential glass services. We’re only a quick call—or click-away!
Automotive Dealerships Trust Crystal Glass.
Did you know almost every single automotive dealership in Alberta sub-contracts their glass replacements to a glass company? and that in Alberta, Crystal Glass is the sub-contractor of choice for the majority of the dealerships? If they can trust us, you can, too.