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Vitro Leaders Discuss Transition and the Company’s Future

Vitro Architectural Glass is experienced in change. Since buying the assets of PPG’s flat glass division in 2016, it has succeeded in combining two of North America’s oldest glass companies. While Vitro will be continuing its transition strategy, it will … Continue reading

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Vitro to Build Jumbo Coater in Wichita Falls

Vitro Architectural Glass, formerly PPG Glass, will build a new jumbo magnetron sputtered vacuum deposition (MSVD) glass coater at its Wichita Falls, Texas, plant. According to the company, it is expected to be the largest of its kind in North … Continue reading

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Vitro’s Purchase of PPG Glass: Looking Forward

Many factors came into play to make PPG’s glass business a fit for Vitro. One of them was the Mexican manufacturer’s desire to bolster its research branch. PPG vice president of flat glass Dick Beuke told USGNN.com™ in an exclusive … Continue reading

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EXCLUSIVE: What Led to PPG’s Sale of its Glass Business?

It was only a matter of time. And at the halfway point of 2016, the timing was right. Last week, PPG and Mexico-based glass manufacturer Vitro announced Vitro is purchasing the assets of PPG’s flat glass business for $750 million. … Continue reading

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