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Performance and energy efficiency

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

Applications of glass

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

Learn more about glass and what you can do with it.

Design with glass

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

Build with glass

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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Formula 1

It is not only about speed, risk and emotions, it's also about innovative technologies

KhoroShkola

When glass helps to create a comfortable learning environment

Malaya Ordynka 19

Floor to ceiling windows provide light, transparency and sweeping views

All our projects

From landmark construction projects to innovative residential builds, this is how our glass can make the difference.

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Our story

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

Sustainability

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Quality control

We strive for quality in everything we do

Our company

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Glass Analytics

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BIM objects

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Seminars and online learning

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Our culture and values

Culture

Our Market-Based Management™ Philosophy

Our vision

We believe the role of business in society is to provide products and services that make people’s lives better. When we say people, we are referring to all constituencies who our efforts benefit. This includes our customers, suppliers, employees, communities and ultimately society. We support this belief through our vision to create virtuous cycles of mutual benefit. At the same time, we engage in perpetual transformation seeking to become a preferred partner and constantly improving.  

8 Principles ∞ Potential

  1. INTEGRITY
    Have the courage to always act with integrity
  2. STEWARDSHIP & COMPLIANCE
    Act with proper regard for the rights of others. Put safety first. Drive environmental excellence and comply with all laws and regulations. Stop, think and ask. 
  3. PRINCIPLED ENTREPRENEURSHIP™
    Practice a philosophy of mutual benefit. Create superior value for the company by doing so for our customers and society. Help make Koch the preferred partner of customers, employees, suppliers, communities and other important constituencies.
  4. TRANSFORMATION
    Transform yourself and the company. Seek, develop and utilize the visions, strategies, methods and products that will enable us to create the greatest value.
  5. KNOWLEDGE
    Acquire the best knowledge from any and all sources that will enable you to improve your performance. Share your knowledge proactively. Provide and solicit challenge consistently and respectfully.
  6. HUMILITY
    Be humble, intellectually honest and deal with reality constructively. Develop an accurate sense of self-worth based on your strengths, limitations and contributions. Hold yourself and others accountable to these standards. 
  7. RESPECT
    Treat everyone with honesty, dignity, respect and sensitivity. Embrace different perspectives, experiences, aptitudes, knowledge and skills in order to leverage the power of diversity.
  8. SELF-ACTUALIZATION
    Be a lifelong learner and realize your potential, which is essential for fulfillment. As you become increasingly self-actualized you will better deal with reality, face the unknown, creatively solve problems and help others succeed.

Our culture

Market-Based Management® (MBM®) is the engine that powers Guardian Industries. MBM is a holistic approach to management that prepares organizations to deal successfully with the challenges of growth and change. A key component of our Market-Based Management philosophy is our culture created by applying our MBM Guiding Principles. 

Our principles emphasize our values and beliefs that include acting with integrity, putting safety first, acquiring the best knowledge, practicing humility, and behaving with respect by leveraging the power of diversity. Our principles guide every employee in Guardian to contribute to making people’s lives better. 

Practicing our MBM Guiding Principles creates a respectful and inclusive environment so our employees can thrive and increasingly self-actualize. These principles inspire us to make ever-increasing contributions to help others. This mutually beneficial way of working has been shown to create a distinct work culture that benefits employees that in turn creates value for customers and society. 

 

‘’Our Market-Based Management philosophy guides all we do in Guardian. Each of our talented employees strives to apply MBM in their role every day. We firmly believe our MBM approach enables us to provide products and services that make people’s lives better.‘’

Ron Vaupel

President and CEO of Guardian Industries