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, 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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28 Jan 2020
Guardian Glass float, coated and laminated glass products attain Bronze level Cradle to Cradle certification in Europe
Guardian Glass Europe is pleased to announce that it has attained Bronze level Cradle to Cradle certification for three of its product families – float, coated and laminated glass – manufactured at eight of its European plants.
25 Nov 2019
Guardian Glass introduces Guardian Sense™, an anti-glare glass for digital display and touchscreen applications
Guardian Glass has launched a glass solution for digital touchscreen displays, which provides excellent anti-glare, anti-sparkling optics, combined with anti-fingerprint properties.
14 Nov 2019
When designing a double skin façade, it is important to choose the right combination of glass to optimise the benefits in terms of energy management, dynamic selectivity, thermal insulation, and enhanced comfort, while minimising potential issues such as condensation, says Ralf Greiner, Product Application Manager for Guardian Glass in Europe.
26 Sep 2019
Guardian Glass launches digital version of its GlassTime handbook, the “ultimate online glass knowledge centre”
Guardian Glass has launched a digital version of its popular GlassTime handbook, which is an outstanding tool for architects, glass processors and cladders to learn about glass and how to build with it.
11 Sep 2019
To support the increasing demand for float, coated and laminated glass in Europe, Guardian Glass is investing in the modernisation and upgrade of float glass lines at two of its European production plants.
30 Aug 2019
Szkło SunGuard® SN 70/35 HT na fasadach wrocławskich budynków Sagittarius Business House oraz West Link
Sagittarius Business House oraz West Link to dwa nowoczesne obiekty biurowo-usługowe zlokalizowane we Wrocławiu. Budynki te łączy ze sobą nie tylko stolica Dolnego Śląska i ciekawa koncepcja architektoniczna, ale również zastosowane na fasadach szkło. W obu przypadkach jest nim SunGuard® SN 70/35HT – wysokoselektywne szkło od Guardian.
6 Aug 2019
Fasady ze skórą podwójną: wybór odpowiedniego zestawienia szkła dla optymalizacji płynących z ich zastosowania korzyści
Projektując fasadę ze skórą podwójną należy wybrać odpowiednie zestawienie szkła, by móc zoptymalizować korzyści płynące z jego użytkowania. Wśród nich wymienić można: zarządzanie energią, dynamiczną selektywność, właściwości termoizolacyjne, poprawiony komfort oraz zmniejszoną kondensację, mówi Ralf Greiner, Product Application Manager w Guardian Glass in Europe.
6 Jun 2019
The famous and award-winning British television series Black Mirror, created by Charlie Brooker and streamed by the popular Netflix platform, features “La Casa del Desierto” by Guardian Glass in one of its new mind-bending stories in the series, now in its fifth season.
23 May 2019
In the heart of Madrid’s financial centre, in the AZCA district, stands Castellana 77, a building which, after two decades out of service, has begun a new iconic life thanks to luis vidal + arquitectos. The original 1977 tower is now a 62-metre-high office building, defining the skyline of the city in its own special way. With completion of the restoration, the building is a leader in terms of energy efficiency and environmental profile and has received the prestigious LEED Platinum certification. Guardian Glass high performance glass products for the façade helped contribute to achieving this LEED certification.
7 May 2019
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.
12 Feb 2019
Guardian Glass glazed envelope installed at Punta de Mar, a unique advanced floating accommodation in Spain
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.
11 Dec 2018
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.