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Freedom of Design – Guardian will Showcase the SunGuard® SNX50/23 at Glasstec, the World’s Largest Glass Trade Fair EXtra Selective Glass Can Be Bent or Curved for More Design Options

SunGuard® SNX50/23

Düsseldorf, Germany – September 25, 2014 – Following its European introduction in March, Guardian Europe brings to Glasstec its latest addition to the Guardian SunGuard® eXtra Selective portfolio: SNX 50/23. This triple silver solar protection glass, suitable for bending and curving, offers a world-class selectivity thanks to its natural visible light transmission of 50 percent and a solar factor of 23 percent. This leading combination delivers more than twice as much light versus heat.

“Architects love to create beautiful and unique buildings,” says Volodymyr Shkurenko, Segment Leader at Guardian Europe. “To optimize energy performance, triple silver coated glass, like our SunGuard SNX series, has become very popular. Now, with the launch of SNX50/23, we have created a triple silver glass for bent glass applications that is extremely easy process, giving architects and designers that degree of design freedom they’ve been looking for.”

Guardian SunGuard SNX 50/23 is available in annealed and heat-treatable (HT) versions. Because of its exceptional performance and aesthetics, SunGuard SNX 50/23 is a great fit for architectural projects across Europe and an ideal choice for architects looking to create a modern façade and comfortable building. SunGuard SNX 50/23 is neutral in appearance, giving architects and designers a brand new option to reduce energy costs and meet the most stringent energy codes in Europe without sacrificing appearance.

Visitors to Guardian’s display in hall 10 at stand F43 at Glasstec in Dusseldorf, Germany, Oct. 21 to 24, will be able to appreciate the versatility of SunGuard SNX 50/23, showcased in bent and curved applications.

Guardian SunGuard SNX 50/23 is part of the Guardian SunGuard eXtra Selective product family. For more information on our range of solar protection glass, please visit our website: or contact us:

About Glasstec Glasstec is the world‘s largest trade fair for the glass industry and its suppliers. Nearly 1,200 exhibitors from around the world will present their innovations in the fields of glass industry, glass machinery and equipment construction, as well as the glazier trade. About 43,000 visitors from more than 80 countries attend Glasstec and the closely related Solarpeq, the trade fair for solar production technology.

About Guardian Industries Corp.: Guardian is a diversified global manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with leading positions in float glass, fabricated glass products and other building products for commercial, residential and automotive applications. Its automotive trim group, SRG Global Inc., is one of the world’s largest suppliers of advanced, high value coatings on plastics. Through its Science & Technology Center, Guardian is at the forefront of innovation including development of high performance glass coatings and other advanced products. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 17,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Visit

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