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Company Overview of Guardian Industries Corp.

Company Overview

Guardian Industries Corp. manufactures float glass and fabricated glass products for commercial, residential, and transportation applications. It offers glass for architectural, residential, interior, transportation, and technical glass applications; glass for homes, offices, and cars; glass for other projects; low-E-coated glass for architectural and aesthetic applications; coatings on plastic for the automotive, commercial truck, and consumer goods industries; and automotive trims. The company also distributes specialty building products, such as roofing products and accessories, insulation products, gypsum products, siding products, decking products, millwork products, and more. It offers...

2300 Harmon Road

Auburn Hills, MI 48326-1714

United States

Founded in 1932





Key Executives for Guardian Industries Corp.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Glass Group President
General Counsel, Vice President and Secretary
Director of Human Resources
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Guardian Industries Corp. Key Developments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Justice Department Fines $300,000 on Guardian Industries Corp. for Violating Clean Air Act

Guardian Industries Corp. agreed to spend more than $70 million to reduce emissions from producing glass for automobile windshields and office and home windows and will pay a fine of $300,000. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Justice Department disclosed the settlement over alleged pollution that violated the Clean Air Act at Guardian's flat glass manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. Under the proposed settlement filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit, privately held Auburn Hill based Guardian will invest more than $70 million to control emissions of smog forming nitrogen oxide, sulfur dioxide, particulate matter and sulfuric acid mist from all of its manufacturing facilities. Guardian will also fund an environmental mitigation project valued at $150,000 to reduce particulate matter pollution in the San Joaquin Valley in California and pay a civil penalty of $312,000.

Guardian Industries Opens New Headquarters in Bertrange, Luxembourg

Guardian Industries' Glass Group in Europe has opened a new headquarters office in Bertrange, Luxembourg. Approximately 120 personnel have relocated from their current offices at the company's production site in Dudelange, Luxembourg. The new office provides a dedicated and professional working environment for the regional team that encompasses a number of functions, including Supply Chain, Regional Sales, Regional Marketing and other strategic as well as operational support functions.

Guardian Industries Corp. to Close Jefferson Hills Plant

Guardian Industries Corp. will close its Jefferson Hills plant and lay off about 114 employees beginning in early August. According to a notice filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, the shutdown of the 1000 Glasshouse Road facility will be effective Aug. 4. Plans to close the plant were announced to the workforce last October, according to a June 4 letter to the Labor Department by Plant Manager John Buckner. The layoffs will be done in stages, with 109 between Aug. 4 and Aug. 31 and the rest between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31.

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