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Performance and energy efficiency

Understand how glass can influence a building's energy and acoustic performance

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Whether you need glass for facades, interiors, homes, or specific applications, we have a solution

Which glass is right

See how the right glass can help improve your quality of life and the beauty of your home

Understand glass

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Design with glass

There’s almost no limit to what you can create with glass.

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Glass is the ultimate building element, and can be tailored to each project.

Glass for your home

We’re helping glass inspire more homes than ever before.

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BNL-BNP Paribas

Due to the clever structural glazing, the aesthetics are visually appealing, reflecting the building’s surroundings on all sides.

cube berlin

Architects 3XN have created deliberate geometric transformations that create a prismatic pattern of triangular surface reliefs.

NOBU HOTEL

Nobu Hotel Warsaw embraces the city’s charisma to create a genuinely unique, stunning structure in this cultural hub.

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Our story

Just as we were in 1932, we're ready to meet the challenges of now and the future

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Our culture and values

Culture

Our future is only as strong as our culture

We wouldn’t be where we are today without our people and the shared sense of purpose they gain from our Market Based Management® (MBM®) philosophy. This provides the confidence and the will to look beyond established wisdom, and not only meet but often far exceed expectations. We always question what could be done better, then work together to achieve it. This means being receptive to new ideas and insights, and communicating freely and openly about challenges as a team.

This mutually beneficial way of working has been shown to be more efficient and productive, and it helps explain our motto – See What’s Possible™

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MBM Guiding Principles

Market-Based Management® (MBM®) is the engine that powers the Guardian Industries family of companies. MBM is an holistic approach to management that integrates theory and practice and prepares organizations to deal successfully with the challenges of growth and change.

The theory of MBM is rooted in five dimensions:

  • Vision: Determining where and how the organizaiton can create the greatest long-term value.
  • Virtue and Talents: Helping ensure that people with the right values, skills and capabilities are hired, retained and developed.
  • Knowledge Processes: Creating, acquiring, sharing and applying relevant knowledge, and measuring and tracking profitability.
  • Decision Rights: Ensuring the right people are in the right roles with the right authority to make decisions, and holding them accountable.
  • Incentives: Rewarding people according to the value they create for the organization.

When these dimensions are applied in an integrated, mutually reinforcing manner, they create continuous transformation and positive growth.

‘’What differentiates us, what nobody else has, is our unique culture and management philosophy called Market-Based Management‘’

Rick Cassidy

Human Corporate Vice President, Human Resources, Guardian Industries