Research Frontiers Inc. and Brazilian architectural glass fabricator Mecanica de Vidros Industria E Comercio Ltda. (MDV Glass) have announced that MDV Glass has been licensed by Research Frontiers to offer SPD-Smart architectural products such as SPD-Smart doors, windows, partitions and skylights in Brazil.

“We recently announced the expansion of SPD-SmartGlass in China, Russia and the Middle East markets. Brazil is another important international growth market for SPD-SmartGlass, and we are very pleased to introduce MDV Glass to our growing family of licensees,” says Joseph M. Harary, president and CEO of Research Frontiers. “They are a highly regarded glass fabricator within the active construction market of Brazil.”

“We have followed the exciting growth of Research Frontiers and SPD-SmartGlass for the past several years …,” adds Georgios Fotopoulos, president and CEO of MDV Glass. “Brazil is a robust market with significant capital being invested in commercial and residential buildings, especially now as the country prepares for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympics.”