Guardian

Guardian Glass
Guardian Glass, a major business unit of Guardian Industries, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float, coated and fabricated glass products. At its 25 float plants around the globe, Guardian Glass produces high performance glass for use in exterior (both commercial and residential) and interior architectural applications, as well as transportation and technical products. Guardian glass can be found in homes, offices, cars and some of the world’s most iconic architectural landmarks. The Guardian Glass Science & Technology Center continuously works to create new glass products and solutions using the most advanced technology to help customers See what's possible®. Visit guardianglass.com.

Guardian Industries
Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, operates facilities throughout North and South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian companies employ 18,000 people and manufacture high-performance float glass; coated and fabricated glass products for architectural, residential, interior, transportation and technical glass applications; and high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries. Guardian’s vision is to be a preferred partner to our customers, suppliers, employees and communities based on a foundation of mutual benefit. This drives our relentless focus on improving people’s lives by providing products and services they value more highly than their alternatives and doing so responsibly while consuming fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit guardian.com.

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Guardian Glass inaugurates new laminated glass production line at its plant in Orosháza, Hungary

Left to right: 
Guus Boekhoudt, Vice President Guardian Glass, Managing Director Guardian Europe s.à r.l., Jean Ries, Director Government and Public Affairs Europe, Guardian Europe s.à r.l., Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR167) Guardian Glass welcomed today H.E. Mister Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade; Mister Zoltán Dávid, Orosháza’s Mayor; Mister David Kostelancik, Chargé d’Affaires United States Embassy to Hungary; H.E. Mister Tamás Iván Kovács, Hungarian Ambassador to Belgium and Luxembourg; and H.E. Mister Marc Ungeheuer, Luxembourg Ambassador to Austria and Hungary, for the official inauguration of the company’s new laminating line at its float glass plant in Orosháza, Hungary.

Guardian Glass glazed envelope installed at Punta de Mar, a unique advanced floating accommodation in Spain

Guardian Glass glazed envelope installed at Punta de Mar, a unique advanced floating accommodation in Spain. 
(Photo Mano de Santo ®. All rights reserved, GRDPR166) The architectural studio Mano de Santo and KMZero, Open Innovation Hub, part of Martinez Group, chose Guardian Glass when designing Punta de Mar, the first floating, dynamic and advanced accommodation in Spain. This innovative project, promoted by startup Punta de Mar, aims to take the concept of experiential tourism to another level, of which the first prototype is already placed at the Club Náutico in Denia on the Mediterranean Sea.

Guardian Glass to share its vision of the future at BAU 2019

Guardian Glass to share its vision of the future at BAU 2019.
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR165) Guardian Glass will delight visitors to it stand at BAU 2019 with a demonstration of the endless possibilities of glass – for today tomorrow and beyond – to a world in which glass will play an even greater role in our lives. BAU, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems, opens its doors in Munich, Germany, 14-19 January 2019.

Find the most suitable architectural glass in minutes with the new online Product Selector from Guardian Glass

Find the most suitable architectural glass in minutes with the new online Product Selector from Guardian Glass. 
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR164) Guardian Glass Europe has launched an online Product Selector that allows customers to quickly find the most suitable Guardian Glass product for their project, whatever the application and whatever appearance or performance requirements are needed.

Vacuum insulated glazing from Guardian Glass opens up a world of opportunities

Guardian Vacuum IG™ creates an optimal shopping experience at a supermarket in the United States. 
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR163) Guardian Glass has developed innovative technology that is changing the way high performance glazings are manufactured, while meeting tomorrow’s demands for increased thermal energy performance. The technology has already proved successful in commercial refrigeration, but other applications are emerging across multiple industries.

Guardian Glass introduces the future of dynamic shading with blackout at the touch of a button for windows and doors

Guardian Glass introduces the future of dynamic shading with blackout at the touch of a button for windows and doors. 
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR162)Guardian Glass has developed a new, cost effective, reliable, integrated shading solution for windows and doors. Guardian Glass is proceeding with plans to construct a pilot facility in Europe to launch the product, which is expected late in 2019.

Construction milestone for Guardian Glass manufacturing plant in Częstochowa

Construction milestone for Guardian Glass manufacturing plant in Częstochowa.

From left to right:
Grzegorz Kuznik, Plant Manager
Guus Boekhoudt, Vice President of Guardian Glass in Europe
Krzysztof Matyjaszczyk, Częstochowa City Mayor
Kevin Baird, Guardian Glass President and CEO 
Conrad Bruch, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR161) Guardian Glass welcomed today M. Janusz Michałek, President of the Katowice Special Economic Zone, and M. Krzysztof Matyjaszczyk, Częstochowa City Mayor, for the groundbreaking ceremony of the company’s new plant in Częstochowa, Poland.

Guardian Glass provides a sense of things to come at glasstec 2018

Guardian Clarity™, the invisible glass, is one of the products that will tease visitors’ senses at Glasstec 2018. Photo: Guardian Clarity at the Land of the Lions, ZSL London Zoo, ©Romag. 
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR160) The Guardian Glass presence at glasstec 2018 is in the form of an interactive, multi-sensory exhibit (Hall 10, Stand A24) where customers can experience the huge variety of possibilities of glass – not just for today, but tomorrow and beyond. Glasstec, the world’s leading event for the glass industry, opens its doors in Düsseldorf, Germany, 23-26 October.

Guardian Glass Europe launches a double-silver coated solar control glass with a neutral grey appearance and enhanced performance

Guardian Glass launches a double-silver coated solar control glass with a neutral grey appearance and enhanced performance. 
(Photo © Bartosz Makowski, GRDPR159, non-contractual photo) Guardian Glass has introduced a new double-silver coated solar control glass with a grey, neutral appearance that meets current architectural trends for glass facades and windows.

Glass Performance versus Aesthetics

Glass Performance versus Aesthetics. 
(Photo courtesy of Guardian Glass, LLC, ©Gonzalo Botet, LLC, GRDPR158) Different buildings have differing needs with respect to aesthetics, performance and function. Few building materials can have as great an impact on all three of these areas as glass.

Technical Challenges of Glass for Megatall Buildings

Technical Challenges of Glass for Megatall Buildings. 
(Photo © Maria Kraynova, Dreamstime.com, GRDPR157) Glass for megatall buildings (i.e. skyscrapers over 600 metres high) often tends to be taken for granted in terms of its technical functions. Yet the high-tech, high strength glazing that covers today’s megatall buildings – such as the Burj Khalifa in Dubai – is as important to the building’s performance as the steel and concrete inside it.

Guardian Glass in Europe launches new Glass Analytics tool to replace the Guardian Configurator for improved glass performance analysis

Guardian Glass in Europe launches new Glass Analytics tool to replace the Guardian Configurator for improved glass performance analysis.
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR156) Guardian Glass in Europe has introduced an enhancement to the company’s widely-used suite of web-based software tools, Glass Analytics, improving the ability of European users to demonstrate the advantages of high performance glass in building facades.

“La Casa del Desierto”, the Guardian Glass project that creates the great indoors in perfect harmony with nature

“La Casa del Desierto”, the Guardian® Glass project that creates the great indoors in perfect harmony with nature.
(Photos Guardian Glass LLC, © Gonzalo Botet, GRDPR149)A desert. A house. A range of special glass types and a team of skilled professionals. This is “La Casa del Desierto” (the desert house). One of Guardian Glass's most exclusive, demanding, risky, creative and efficient projects, was recently completed in Spain with a clear objective: to demonstrate first hand and in situ across the four seasons of the year, the importance of glass in our daily life, and in one of the toughest environments you could ever imagine!

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