Posts Tagged ‘ Guardian Industries ’

Guardian Industries to Hold Anniversary Celebration at UK Plant

May 17th, 2013


The United Kingdom glass manufacturing operation of Guardian Industries global glass group will host a Triple Anniversary Celebration (one , five and ten years) and will unveil its new advanced magnetron sputter coater on Tuesday, June 11, at its Goole plant in northern England. The plant began operations in 2003, expanded in 2008 with a […]

Thomsen Discusses Upcoming GPD Speech in New Video

May 16th, 2013

Guardian Industries has released a video that features Scott Thomsen, flat glass group president, discussing his upcoming keynote speech at Glass Processing Days (GPD) in Finland in June 2013. VIEW VIDEO  

Thomsen to Speak at GPD Finland

May 7th, 2013

Scott Thomsen, president of Guardian Industries Global Flat Glass Group, will speak at the upcoming Glass Performance Days (GPD) Finland June 11-15 in Tampere. Thomsen, who oversees the worldwide operations of Guardian’s flat glass manufacturing, marketing, distribution and product development, will discuss the challenges facing the glass industry and propose solutions for reconstructionist strategic thinking […]

BAU 2013 Draws Fenestration Industry to Munich

Jan 17th, 2013


BAU 2013 currently is being held at the Messe Munchen GmbH in Munich, Germany, drawing glass and fenestration exhibitors from around the world. Among those exhibiting is Guardian Industries of Auburn Hills, Mich., which is displaying its commercial, residential and interior products at the event, including its InGlass line of high-performance glass products; SunGuard Advanced […]

Guardian Begins Production at New Russian Float Plant

Dec 11th, 2012


Guardian Industries Corp. has begun production at its Krasny Sulin (Rostov region), Russia float glass manufacturing plant. The initial ribbon pull marking the beginning of production took place yesterday. The Rostov region plant will produce Guardian’s ClimaGuard residential and SunGuard commercial glass products. The $220-million plant is Guardian’s largest to date, producing 900 tons of […]

Guardian Industries Announces Land Purchase in Malaysia

Nov 16th, 2012

Guardian Industries, based in Auburn Hills, Mich., announced today that it has signed a land purchase agreement in Malaysia. Guardian Industries Malaysia Sdn Bhd will purchase a 24-hectare (59.3-acre) patch of land in Mukim, Jasin, from the Malacca State Development Corp. (PKNM). A palm oil plantation, the property is located near the Lipat Kajang industrial […]

Guardian Adds Minority Investor

Oct 4th, 2012

Guardian Industries has announced that it has reached an agreement allowing KGCI LLC (a subsidiary of Koch Industries Inc.) to purchase a minority stock in the company. In an exclusive interview with, Earnest Thompson, director, marketing and brand management at Guardian Industries, expanded on the news. “We briefed Guardian employees around the world today […]

IGMA Summer Technical Conference to Focus on Emerging Technologies and More

May 11th, 2012

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Summer Technical Conference will be held June 4-7 in Ottawa, Ontario. Association officials say the event will include several networking opportunities and a meeting of the recently formed Emerging Technology & Innovation (ETI) Committee, along with a focus on document creation throughout its three days. “IGMA represents the best […]

Guardian DeWitt Float Plant Back in Production Following Leak

Feb 3rd, 2012

longchamp outlet nike free 4.0 Earlier this morning, employees at the DeWitt, Iowa, float glass facility of Guardian Industries “pulled the ribbon” and resumed production following a small glass leak on Monday, according to a company release. The furnace leak occurred while Guardian DeWitt employees were completing routine maintenance, forced a temporary halt to glass […]