Posts Tagged ‘ Venezuela ’

Guardian and Venezuela — An Update

Aug 8th, 2016

Since news broke last week that the government of Venezuela seized Guardian Industries’ float glass plant in the country, it’s been difficult to find credible updates on the situation. Outside of news organizations that cover the glass and fenestration industries, including DWM and its sister publication USGlass, there has been little or no coverage in the U.S. media. For […]

Guardian Plant Now a “Socialist Company,” Says Venezuelan Official

Aug 4th, 2016

Jesus Gonzalez, the secretary of production and development for Venezuela’s Monagas state, today declared that Guardian’s float glass plant in the country is now “a socialist company” after the government seized it late last week. His statement came after Yelitza Santaella, the governor of Monagas, announced that Venezuela is “recovering” the Guardian facility to ensure it resumes production. Gonzalez told […]

Venezuela Takes Over Guardian’s Glass Factory

Aug 2nd, 2016

The government of Venezuela has seized Guardian Industries’ float glass plant there, according to reports from the country’s state-affiliated media and a press release from the U.S.-based company. An August 1 report from the Agencia Venezolana de Noticias, Venezuela’s national news agency, says President Nicolas Maduro discussed the “surprise closure” of a U.S. glass company in Monagas, which is where […]

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