Dan Laporte

McGrory Glass has added Dan Laporte as director of laminating sciences. Laporte previously was with Eastman Chemical Co.

Laporte comes to McGrory Glass with more than 27 years of experience in technical service/support, new product introduction, and applications development in laminating materials. In addition to his service/support time at Eastman, he has worked extensively with interlayers to produce laminated safety glass and improve existing products, according to the company.

“Dan has worked with countless clients on laminating materials selection and solving unique challenges,” says Jim Gulnick, vice president and director of operations at McGrory Glass. “Dan has a wealth of knowledge that includes best practices in manufacturing and understanding interlayer and insertion properties that are best for a particular application. He is a valued member of the glass industry and a welcomed addition to the company.”