Guardian Industries history, company profile (overview) and history video
Guardian Industries is a manufacturer of float glass, fabricated glass products, and coatings on plastic for the automotive and commercial truck industries. It is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States.
Guardian Glass Company was established in 1932 as a small windshield fabricator in Detroit, Michigan.
In 1968, the company went public and changed its name to Guardian Industries Corp.
In 1974, the company acquired Glass Guard Industries in Webster, Massachusetts.
In 2017, Guardian Industries was acquired by Koch Industries.
- Guardian Glass – one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float and fabricated glass products and solutions;
- SRG Global – one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-value coatings on plastic for the automotive and commercial truck industries.
With more than 14,000 employees, Guardian Industries is considered one of the Largest Public Companies in the World, according to Forbes.
*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, www.guardian.com/us/en, and www.guardianglass.com/eu/en.
**Video published on YouTube by “GuardianIndustriesTV“