Posts Tagged ‘ Guardian Glass ’

Jason Blush Named New VIG Product Manager at Guardian Glass

Mar 7th, 2024

Guardian Glass, a manufacturer of architectural glass products, has announced the appointment of Jason Blush as product manager for vacuum insulated glass (VIG). In this role, Blush spearheads the advancement of VIG and other insulating glass (IG) products for the company. “We are thrilled to welcome Jason Blush to our team and anticipate the extraordinary […]

Glass Conference Sessions Turn to High-Performance Windows, Special Awards and Recognitions

Feb 8th, 2024

The National Glass Association’s (NGA) Glass Conference is underway this week at the Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, just outside of Charleston. Opening day discussions centered on codes and standards, but the conversation turned to high-performance windows Wednesday, and recognitions for glass industry members. Steve Selkowitz, an affiliate with the Building […]

Recent Financial Reports Reiterate Positive Outlook

Feb 13th, 2023

While most publicly traded door and window companies won’t announce fourth-quarter results until late February, a third-quarter report filed last week by NSG Group (parent company to Pilkington) shows what officials are calling a “remarkable” revenue increase from architectural glass for the period ending March 31, 2023. The news from NSG adds to another third-quarter […]

Guardian Glass Buys Miami Fabrication Business

Jan 5th, 2023

Guardian Glass has acquired Vortex Glass. Officials say the move expands the company’s capabilities for hurricane and insulating glass, while increasing Vortex’s plant capacity and service offerings. Guardian announced that the transaction for Vortex, a Miami-based fabrication business, is expected to close on January 23, 2023. “This transaction represents an important opportunity for Guardian Glass […]

A Look at the Top Ten Stories From 2022

Dec 29th, 2022

Workplace incidents, shop closures, the impacts of the war in Ukraine and no shortage of lawsuits made for an exciting, yet at times solemn, year of news for [DWM] in 2022. Take a look at the top stories from the past year as 2023 approaches. 1. Worker Dies in Accident at Cardinal Glass Church Hill […]

Guardian Glass Sells Plants in Russia

Jul 28th, 2022

Guardian Glass has sold its business in Russia, which included two glass plants employing approximately 600 people. The purchaser is a private enterprise in the construction industry. Dave Robertson, president and COO of Koch Industries, parent company of Guardian Glass, says the exit strategy maintains the company’s commitment to employee safety while preventing the Russian […]

Industry Prices Continue to Rise

Jun 24th, 2022

The combination of material cost increases, supply chain disruptions, and other economic pressures has forced companies throughout the globe to raise prices. These volatile factors have also impacted the fenestration and glass industries, which have seen companies such as Guardian Glass announce price increases and surcharges. Guardian is not alone, as other suppliers issued price increases, including […]

Guardian Glass Announces Price Increases and Surcharges

Jun 14th, 2022

Guardian Glass cites extreme volatility in raw material costs, supply chain disruptions and industry conditions in a letter to its U.S. and Canadian customers announcing price increases on all shipments starting next week. It also announced its energy, transportation and silver surcharges will now undergo monthly adjustments. “The global situation facing all of us has […]

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 […]