ARTICLE & Video

How Glass is Made – From the Batch House to the Lehr

Glass has become one of the most popular building materials used today because it offers virtually unlimited aesthetic options, combined with outstanding performance. What ends up as large, sweeping ...
ARTICLE & Video

How Glass is Made – From Cutting to Low-e Coatings

In How Glass is Made, From the Batch House to the Lehr we covered how glass starts as a simple combination of sand, soda ash, limestone and dolomite, moves to the batch house, enters the furnace, and ...
ARTICLE & Infographic

North American Glass Channel

The North American Glass Channel chart demonstrates the many different processes involved in the production of commercial glass and the capabilities of the largest channel participants from primary ...
ARTICLE & Infographic

Float Glass Process

A multi-step glass manufacturing process where liquid glass is formed by "floating" it on molten metal.
ARTICLE

Together, We See Further

The Same Reputation. A New Identity. Two years ago, Vitro acquired PPG Flat Glass. Today, as one of the world’s largest global glass producers, the key to our success lies in the strength of our ...
ARTICLE

Our Carlisle Plant: More Powerful Than Ever

It’s said that strength comes from adversity. If that’s the case, then Vitro’s float glass plant in Carlisle may be more powerful than ever.
ARTICLE

Jumbo Glass: Bigger is Just the Beginning

Building design is constantly changing. Today, strict energy codes and ambitious designs are urging architects to evolve their designs, and manufacturers must provide solutions for these emerging ...
ARTICLE

Why We're Giving a Pittsburgh Treasure New Wings

Great design is frequently inspired by nature, which is why Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is dedicated to its preservation.
ARTICLE

The Five Defining Qualities of Vitro Certified™  Fabricators

When you need a fabricator that can deliver high-performance Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) products on your timeline, choose a certified member of the Vitro Certified™ Network. Our ...