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 26 float lines 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. You’ll find Guardian glass in homes, offices, vehicles 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 15,000 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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10 May 2022
The long-awaited changes to the UK Building Regulations were finally published in December 2021 and will come into force on 15th June 2022. These changes focus on greater fabric performance and reduced energy demand, with the ultimate aim of cutting carbon emissions from new homes by around 30%.
3 May 2022
Developed to help the glass community of fabricators, processors, wholesalers, architects and specifiers learn more about glass and the role it plays as a design and building material. The new Guardian Glass Training Center is a digital learning platform that offers a variety of online interactive training tools and resources, including video-based learning sessions, accredited training modules, webinars and an in-person training booking system.
23 Feb 2022
Guardian Glass introduces ClimaGuard® Neutral 1.0: developed to meet the new Part L UK Building Regulations for windows in new and existing residential builds
Developed specifically to meet the new UK Building Regulations Part L for windows in new and existing residential builds, Guardian Glass has introduced Guardian ClimaGuard® Neutral 1.0, a thermal insulating coated glass for double-glazed windows that has a Ug-value of 1.0 W/m2K and offers improved aesthetics with a more neutral colour and a lower reflection compared to other 1.0 U-value glass products for residential windows.
8 Dec 2021
Guardian Glass Europe has launched the latest product in their leading SunGuard® eXtraSelective range – Guardian SunGuard SNX 70.
7 Oct 2021
Guardian Glass is investing significantly in its Goole, East Yorkshire float glass production plant to increase the company’s ability to supply float glass, primarily to the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, while also improving the plant’s energy efficiency.
16 Aug 2021
To support the increasing demand for laminated glass in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, Guardian Glass is adding a new jumbo laminated glass production line at its Ryazan, Russia plant.
2 Aug 2021
Guardian Glass is the first float glass manufacturer to achieve UL Product Lens™ Certification, covering three global product categories: Uncoated Float Glass, Sputter (Vacuum) Coated Float glass (including Commercial SunGuard® and residential ClimaGuard® products) and UltraMirror™ products.
10 Nov 2020
In 2030 European buildings would consume nearly 30% less energy if all of them were glazed with high performance glass, according to the latest research commissioned by Glass for Europe. Highly selective, thermally insulating glass is already in Guardian’s portfolio and is widely used in modern, energy-efficient buildings.
15 Oct 2020
Continuing demand for superior low-iron glass products in both the premium commercial and residential markets is being met with an innovative collaboration between Eastman and Guardian Glass. Eastman and Guardian are jointly announcing Eastman’s new Saflex® Crystal Clear PVB interlayer, which is designed to produce one of the most color neutral, brilliant laminated low-iron glass products available today: Guardian UltraClear® LamiGlass™ Neutral.
22 Sep 2020
Guardian Glass completed its first ribbon pull at its second float glass facility in Częstochowa, Poland to help meet the growing demand for high performance coated and fabricated glass products in Poland and throughout Eastern Europe.
12 Aug 2020
A dialogue of history with modernity – the facade of the PURO hotel in Warsaw glazed with Guardian Glass
It is never easy to harmoniously integrate a modern building with a historical fabric of an old town. The PURO hotel in Warsaw, designed by the renowned JEMS Architekci workshop, proves that every success story begins with a good design and a careful selection of materials. The glass by Guardian used in this project made it possible for the facade of the hotel to start a dialogue with surrounding tenements, allowing them to reflect their ornamental facades in its crystal surface.
28 Jul 2020
Guardian Glass started full production on a technologically advanced new glass coater, July 6, at its second facility in Czestochowa, Poland.