Posts Tagged ‘ Guardian Glass ’

Koch Responds: Here’s why it’s not Shutting Down its Russian Float Lines

Mar 31st, 2022

Two weeks ago, Koch Industries president and COO Dave Robertson was criticized by a number of mainstream media outlets for stating the company was not shutting down its two Guardian Glass float lines in Russia. Robertson said, “While Guardian’s business in Russia is a very small part of Koch, we will not walk away from […]

See the Products to be on Display at GlassExpo VE

Sep 2nd, 2020

GlassCon Global-GlassExpo VE takes place virtually next Wednesday and Thursday on September 9-10, and the virtual platform contains many opportunities to engage and interact between exhibitors and attendees—including an interactive way to view products and talk to company representatives about new introductions. The look and feel of GlassCon Global VE-Glass Expo VE is designed to […]

Leadership Changes Occur at Guardian Glass as President Exits Company

Jul 22nd, 2020

Ron Vaupel, president and CEO of Guardian Industries, has assumed leadership of the company’s glass business in the wake of the departure of Kevin Baird, who served as president and CEO of Guardian Glass since 2014. In further C-level changes, Rick Zoulek and Guus Boekhoudt have each been named executive vice presidents for Guardian Glass. […]

Guardian Glass Offers Further Details on Millbury Plant Closure

Oct 1st, 2019

Guardian Glass, a subsidiary of Guardian Industries, announced last week that it will close its Millbury, Ohio, fabrication plant by the end of 2019. Amy Hennes, director, global communications, Guardian Industries, offered more details to [DWM] regarding the closure. “This decision comes after a review by Guardian to look at its business activities and understand […]

Industry Continues to Research and Develop Vacuum Insulating Glass

Aug 9th, 2019

Vacuum insulating glass (VIG) is a high-performance glazing product that can provide increased occupant comport and reduced U-values. However, the technology is still fairly new to the U.S. market, and according to DWM’s research, is not currently being used in the residential market. In a webinar titled “How to Design for Sustainable Buildings with Vacuum […]

Guardian Glass Revamps Website

May 15th, 2019

Guardian Glass has launched a new website that company officials say they hope will improve visitors’ experiences, by providing easier navigation. The website also includes more imagery and fresh content. “The new site delivers a concise brand message with upgraded navigation and exciting new content that is customized for the customers, partners, employees and other […]

Guardian Glass Inaugurates New Laminated Glass Production Line in Hungary

May 10th, 2019

Guardian Glass inaugurated a new laminating line at its float plant in Orosháza, Hungary, this week. The company invested in the new laminated glass production line to support the increasing demand for laminated glass in Europe, officials said. The line produces both standard and coated laminated glass, as well as specialty products such as acoustic, […]

Big Ideas Surface for Glass at BAU 2019

Jan 18th, 2019

BAU 2019 is underway at the Messe München in Munich, Germany, this week, where glass industry companies are displaying their latest technologies. The six-day trade fair features 2,250 exhibitors from 45 countries, focusing on architecture, materials and systems for commercial, residential and interior construction. Amid the exhibitors on hand, Press Glass premiered its 3D Glass […]

New Developments and Trends Drive Innovation for Guardian Glass

May 29th, 2018

Innovation is a major focus for Guardian Glass. And during a press conference last week in London, several company executives spoke about the future outlook for glass. Sheldon Davis, vice president of science, technology and innovation, talked about the company’s vision of glass in the future, as well as some big strategic developments. In addition, […]

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