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, employs around 18,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian companies manufacture high-performance float, 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 create value for its customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit guardian.com.

Guardian Glass Europe
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Luxembourg
+352 28 111 000
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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) Bertrange, Luxembourg, September 17, 2018 – 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) Bertrange, Luxembourg, September 5, 2018 – 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) Bertrange, Luxembourg, July 5, 2018 – 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) Bertrange, Luxembourg, June 28, 2018 – 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) Bertrange, Luxembourg, May 8, 2018 – 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)Bertrange, Luxembourg, February 26, 2018 – 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!

New solar control glass from Guardian Glass offers extreme neutrality and the highest light transmission to support architects’ desire for natural daylighting plans

New solar control glass from Guardian Glass offers extreme neutrality and the highest light transmission to support architects’ desire for natural daylighting plans.
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR152) Bertrange, Luxembourg, November 9, 2017 – Guardian Glass has extended its SunGuard® SuperNeutral™ (SN) range of high performance solar control glass with a product that provides the highest light transmission in the portfolio.

Mrs. Carole Dieschbourg, Luxembourg’s Minister of the Environment, and Mr. Dan Biancalana, Dudelange’s Mayor, inaugurate emissions control system at the Guardian Glass plant in Dudelange

From left to right: Jose Miguel Villacorta – Dudelange Plant Manager, Dan Biancalana – Mayor of Dudelange, Carole Dieschbourg – Luxembourg’s Minister of the Environment, Guus Boekhoudt - Vice President Guardian Glass in Europe, Jean Ries - Director Government and Public Affairs Guardian Europe, Corinne Fernandez – HR Business Partner Dudelange.
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, GRDPR153)Bertrange, Luxembourg, November 8, 2017 – Mrs. Carole Dieschbourg, Luxembourg’s Minister of the Environment, and Mr. Dan Biancalana, Mayor of Dudelange, joined Guardian Glass in Europe leadership on 7 November for the official inauguration of the new state-of-the-art emissions control system at the company’s float glass plant in Dudelange.

Guardian Glass lance la campagne « The Invisible Glass » afin de susciter des nouvelles idées architectoniques

(Photo Romag, GRDPR148) Bertrange, Luxembourg, le 2 novembre 2017 – La façade d'un bâtiment est une composante essentielle sur le plan du design car elle donne le ton pour le reste du bâtiment. Et si cette façade est en verre, il faut tenir compte d'un certain nombre de facteurs pour comprendre toute l'interaction entre les performances et l'esthétique. Il s'agit en fait d'une problématique complexe qui implique des niveaux de réflexion, intérieure et extérieure, et des couleurs qui varient en fonction de la luminosité.

Guardian® Glass ayuda a diseñar y mejorar la comodidad del hogar con su configurador de vidrio para ventanas

Imagen del configurador de vidrio online de Guardian Glass.Bertrange, Luxemburgo, 25 de octubre de 2017 – Cambiar las ventanas de casa, un proceso esencial y necesario cuando buscamos mejorar la calidad de un hogar y hacerlo más cómodo y confortable, puede resultar también un camino arduo y complicado. No siempre se dispone de la información adecuada, ni se conocen los factores técnicos a los que se debe prestar atención para acertar en la elección.

Guardian Glass invites Exponatec visitors to meet the ‘Unseen Hero’ of museum glass displays

Guardian Glass invites Exponatec visitors to meet the Unseen Hero of museum glass displays. 
MNHA (Musée national d’histoire et d’art), Luxembourg, Urban Archeology exhibition.
(Photos Guardian Glass, LLC, © Frank Weber, GRDPR151)Bertrange, Luxembourg, October 24, 2017 – Museum glass displays protect precious artefacts from damage or distress, whilst presenting them in their best light. But sometimes glass – through unwanted glare or reflections – can create unfortunate obstructions to the view. Guardian Clarity™ anti-reflective coated glass, the ‘Unseen Hero’ of museum displays, helps by allowing visitors to focus on the exhibits. It can be unseen at Stand #A080 Hall 03.2 at Exponatec, the International Trade Fair for Museums Conservation and Heritage, November 22-24 in Cologne, Germany.

Create your own inspiration board using Guardian’s new online portfolio of glass projects for architects, designers and cladders

Project: PIXEL, Poznan, Poland 
Architect: JEMS Architekci Sp. Z o.o. 
Glass processors: Q4GLASS and VITROTERM MUROW 
Cladder: Alkal S.A. 
Product: Guardian SunGuard® SN 62/34 glass
(Photo Guardian Glass, LLC, ©Bartosz Makowski, GRDPR147)Bertrange, Luxembourg, October 19, 2017 – Guardian Glass is launching “Guardian Inspiration,” an online portfolio of projects that use Guardian glass. The intent of the portfolio is to inform and inspire architects, designers, cladders – and the glass community as a whole – to the endless possibilities of glass in building design and construction.

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