Guardian Industries Corporation
-The Company primarily focuses on the development and manufacturing of high-performance float glass, providing coated and fabricated glass products for multiple industries, including the automotive industry. The Company also develops chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive industry.
-The Company operates through two businesses: Guardian Glass and SRG Global.
- Guardian Glass supplies float glass, value-added glass and fabricated glass products and solutions for a variety of industries, including the automotive industry.
- SRG Global provides high-value coatings on plastic for the automotive industry.
-In February 2017, Koch Industries, Inc. completed the acquisition of the Company, making the Company a wholly owned subsidiary under Koch Industries.
-The Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, a multinational conglomerate corporation.
Automotive Glass Products
-All-purpose green tinted glass
-PrivaGuard automotive glass
-Solar Management Glass (SMG)
-Emblems and nameplates
-Body side moldings
-Fuel filler systems
-A, B, C, D pillars
-Window surround moldings
-Center console trim
-Instrument panel trim
-Door panel trim
-Steering wheel trim components
-Active grille shutters
-Integrille semi- or fully-integrated decorative exterior grille with active grille shutters
-Integrated lighting on grilles, emblems, trunk lid finishers, interior, and radomes
|Guardian Glass Company began as a small windshield fabricator in Detroit.
|The Company is renamed Guardian Industries.
|Distribution centers open in Mexico City and Colombia
|Begins operations of float plant in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
|Begins operations of float plant in El Marques, Mexico.
|The Company breaks ground for a new float glass facility in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.
The Company breaks ground for a new float glass facility in Ryazan, Russia.
|Begins operations of float plant in Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.
|Combined its automotive trim operations to create a new company SRG Global Inc. which supplies plastic parts for auto manufacturers.
|Formed joint venture manufacturing facility with alliance partner Faltec Co., Ltd. called FALTEC SRG Global (Thailand) Co., Ltd. to produce radiator grilles, body side moldings and other components.
|Formed a new company called Custom Glass Solutions, which provides specific glass solutions for various transportation segments.
|Divested Guardian Automotive Products, Inc. and Guardian Automotive-E S.A. to Central Glass Co., Ltd.
|SRG Global opened an Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong, China.
|Acquired by Koch Industries Inc., through a transaction of the Company's remaining 55.5% of outstanding shares.