Guardian SunGuard® website named Best of the Web by USGlass magazine

Auburn Hills, Michigan – August 7, 2009 – Guardian SunGuard’s commercial glass program’s website www.sunguardglass.com was chosen “Best of the Web” for primary glass manufacturer websites in USGlass magazine’s second annual Web Awards contest.

"All of the websites were nominated by readers of the USGNN.com™ newsletter and were ranked on a scale of 1 to 5 for each of the criterion used by judges for the Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet,” said USGlass magazine editor Megan Headley. “Categories ranked included content, structure and navigation, visual design, functionality, interactivity and overall experience. For www.sunguardglass.com, the judges made specific note of the site's clean design and the ease of navigation from the global landing page."

SunGuard Advanced Architectural Glass from Guardian is a high-performance solar control glass developed for the commercial market. SunGuard is available around the world and fabricated locally by a network of independent SunGuard Select fabricators to ensure a quick response and shorter lead times.

The website was designed by Carton Donofrio Partners in Baltimore and launched as part of Guardian’s Build With Light architectural glass promotion program.

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, fiberglass insulation and other building materials for commercial, residential and automotive markets. 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 18,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Visit www.guardian.com.

SunGuard and SunGuard Select are registered trademarks of Guardian Industries Corp.