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Guardian to Sponsor Bench at BEC Conference

Guardian Industries will sponsor hall-of-fame baseball player Johnny Bench as the 2016 Glass Association of North America (GANA) BEC Conference keynote presenter. The former catcher was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 1989 and was named the … Continue reading

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Glass Key Contributor to Awarded School Project in Charleston

The design of a new school in historic Charleston on the South Carolina coast earned Stubbs Muldrow Herin architects (SMHa) multiple awards—thanks in part to the project’s glass. Buist Academy, a K-8 school, recently earned an Honor Award from the … Continue reading

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Guardian Expands Continuing Education Offerings

Guardian Industries announced it has enhanced its continuing education programs with new offerings for architects to earn learning credits through their American Institute of Architects (AIA) membership. One new program is a “Daylighting Design Update,” which discusses the benefits of … Continue reading

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Guardian Industries Set to Exhibit at Glass TEXpo™ ’16

Flat glass manufacturer Guardian Industries will exhibit at Glass TEXpo™ ’16, one of the region’s leading architectural glass and metal industry-related events. The conference and trade show will be held April 8-9, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio and … Continue reading

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IGMA Hashes Out Technical Committee Matters

IGMA's Fall Conference is underway this week in Denver.

Things continue to get technical this week in Denver. The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) Fall Conference commenced Wednesday with the Technical Services Committee, chaired by Jeff Haberer of Trulite Industries. One of the more controversial discussions surrounded the tolerances … Continue reading

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Guardian Industries Corp. Approves DeWitt, Iowa, Plant Project

Guardian Industries’ board of directors has approved a major capital project to repair the float glass furnace and expand glass production at its DeWitt, Iowa, plant, pending approval of state and local incentives. The proposed project, expected to begin in … Continue reading

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Guardian Settles With EPA Over Pollution Allegations

Guardian Industries Corp. has reached a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act at the company’s flat-glass manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. … Continue reading

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Guardian Upgrades Coater in UK Facility, adds SunGuard Production

Guardian Industries’ Glass Group has invested more than $3.28 million (3 million EUR) to upgrade the production line at its Goole plant in East Yorkshire, giving the UK-based facility the capability to make all of the “advanced coatings” for its … Continue reading

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Guardian Industries Corp. Expands its Science and Technology Center

Guardian Industries Corp. has expanded its Science and Technology Center in Carleton, Mich. with a 27,000-square-foot addition that the company claims will accelerate its rate of product design and development. Highlights of the expansion include a full-size vacuum coater, a … Continue reading

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Colapietro Named GANA Member of Year

In November 2013, the glass industry lost a dear friend, Greg Carney, who spent more than 30 years in the industry and served as the Glass Association of North America (GANA) technical director from 1999 to 2009. He was known … Continue reading

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