PPG Industries, Inc., headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., USA, is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, chemicals, glass and fiber glass. The company has more than 140 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates, employing approximately 40,000 people in over 60 countries around the globe. Throughout its history, beginning as a glass manufacturer in 1883, and now as a globally diverse coatings and specialty products provider, PPG has blazed a trail of leadership and innovation. Today, that legacy continues, not just in an ever-expanding array of sustainable products, but also through corporate business practices, manufacturing advances and supplier partnerships that help protect the environment, build strong communitiesand enhance individual lives.
SunGuard is high-performance coated glass from Guardian Industries Corp., a privately held company that is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float and fabricated glass for the commercial, residential and automotive markets. As a diversified global manufacturing company, Guardian is also one of the world’s top automotive suppliers, providing one-stop shopping for automotive exterior systems. Guardian Building Products is one of the largest building materials distribution networks in North America and a leading manufacturer of fiberglass insulation and other building products.
With headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan, the Guardian group employs more than 21,000 people in 21 countries on five continents. Guardian fosters an entrepreneurial spirit and encourages employees to develop and pursue their ideas and take a leadership role, whatever part of the organization they are in.
It’s this culture of innovation that keeps Guardian committed to building strong businesses. Both yours and ours.
AGC Glass Company is one of the largest manufacturers of glass and glass-related products in North America, offering a broad selection of flat glass and high-performance coatings for commercial, residential and industrial applications. AGC Glass Company North America is part of the AGC Group employing more than 50,000 worldwide in approximately 30 countries. As a global company, AGC has access to many resources allowing the company to constantly develop new products and go Beyond Glass™.
Pilkington provides one of the broadest ranges of glass products available in the world today. Pilkington products help control energy usage, protect against fire, insulate against noise, provide safety and security, afford decoration and privacy, incorporate self cleaning properties and are used in all-glass facades.
Continuous innovation ensures the development of glass products that meet the needs of customers in North America and the global marketplace. Glass plays a significant role in reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Glass also helps control the flow of heat, UV rays and glare while letting light into a building, ultimately increasing the overall comfort and productivity of its occupants. Pilkington is committed to being at the forefront of these developments.
Few products have saved more lives than Kuraray interlayers used in laminated safety glass. Kuraray interlayers provide shatter-resistant safety in automobile windshields. The business now serves a worldwide market for safer, better performing glass in buildings, as well.
Kuraray offers the world’s broadest selection of scientifically developed safety glass interlayers that help windows, doors, skylights, facades and interior glass partitions and railings meet codes for building safety and storm protection. Other performance advantages include quieter interiors, reduced UV exposures and improved building energy efficiency.
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SentryGlas® is a registered trademark of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company or its affiliates for its brand of interlayers. It is used under license by Kuraray.
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GLAZING INFILL PANELS For use as a complement or replacement for glass in storefront extrusions or window frames.
Solutia’s Saflex business is the most trusted name in polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayer technology for laminated glazing - delivering outstanding performance and durability, backed by reliable and knowledgeable service. As a result, it is found in nearly 50 percent of laminated architectural and automotive glass worldwide