FAQ > OEM After Market Windshield Manufacturers
In   these   ever   changing   times   it’s   very   difficult   for   Phoenix   Glass,   much   less   our   customers,   to   keep   up   with   who’s   who   in   the   Auto Glass   world.      There   are   only   a   small   few   still   in   business,   at   least   here   in   the   Good   Ole   USA,   that   have   the   same   owners   much   less   the same   manufacturers   name.      This   isn’t   by   far   a   complete   listing   of   manufacturers.      Manufacturers   contract’s   change   all   the   time   and   the way things have went to date (2010), by the time you read this much of this information may have changed. AP    Technoglass,     part    of    the    Asahi    Co    Ltd    Companies    in    Japan     is    said    to    be    the    largest    automotive    glass manufacturer   in   the   world,   has   been   manufacturing   safety   glass   in   the   United   States    for   domestic   and   import automobiles   since   1986.      This   high   quality   manufacturer   is   an   OEM   to   many   foreign   and   domestic   auto   makers   including Honda, Isuzu, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Toyota, Saturn and other GM vehicles. Auto   Temp,   Inc.    is   a   highly   sophisticated   manufacturer   of   automotive   tempered   products,   door,   vent   quarter   and   back glasses   and   All   of   their   products   are   manufactured   in   the   USA.          ATI   manufactures   quality   uniformly   tempered curved   and   flat   glass   and   is   the   after   market   OEM   Auto   Glass   Manufacturer   for   the   Daimler   Chrysler   Corporation   as   well as the OEM Auto Glass Manufacturer for Western Star, Navistar, and Mazda. Carlite    provides   the   entire   line   of   OEM   parts   from   windshields   to   door,   vent,   quarter   and   back   glass   parts. Carlite   also   provides   a   broad   range   of   quality   domestic   and   foreign   parts   including   GM,   Daimler-Chrysler, Hyundai,   Nissan,   Toyota,   Volvo   and   more.   All   Carlite   products   are   manufactured   to   meet   OEM   standards. Carlite was sold on April 1, 2011 to   Central Glass Co. Ltd based out of Japan.
ATI, Auto Temp Inc Brand Carlite Brand
PPG   -   Pittsburgh   Plate   Glass.   PPG   Started   out   in   1883   and   had   been   designing,   improving   and   manufacturing automotive   windshields   since   they   were   invented.      PPG's   global   presence   enabled   them   to   build   a   history   of   supplying quality   automotive   auto   glass   and   for   both   OEM   and   replacement   markets   to   the   top   car   companies   in   the   world.      In August   of   2008,   PPG   sold   60%   of   its   auto   glass   business   to   a   New   York   private   equity   group   called   Kohlberg   &   Co.   LLC.     PPG Industries Inc. automotive glass business was renamed to PGW, Pittsburgh Glass Works. PGW   -   Pittsburgh   Glass   Works.      In   August   of   2008   a   New   York   private   equity   group   called   Kholberg   &   Co.   LLC     purchased   a   60%   majority   stake   of   PPG’s   auto   glass   business.      At   this   point   PPG’s   automotive   glass   business   was renamed   to   PGW,   Pittsburgh   Glass   Works.   In   May   of   2009   PGW   entered   into   a   partnership   with   Daimler   AG   to   supply automotive   glass   to   the   German   vehicle   manufacturer.      Under   the   new,   multi-year   contract,   PGW   became   the   primary windshield, door and rear window supplier for Mercedes-Benz cars and sport utility vehicles.
PGW-Pittsburgh Glass Works Brand AP Technoglass Brand Carlex Brand PPG-Pittsburgh Plate Glass Brand, windshield, door, vent, quarter, and rear glass parts.
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Vivex    is   Venezuela's    largest   OEM   auto   glass   supplier   to   automotive   manufacturers   worldwide.   Vivex   was   formed   in 1964   and   their   primary   customers   are,   Toyota,   MMC-Hyundai,   General   Motors   and   Ford   Motor   Company.      In   addition, Vivex   provides   products   to   heavy   transport   such   as   ENCAVA,   Andean,   Iveco,   Intercar   and   others.      Vivex   has   exported replacement windshield, door, vent, quarter and back glass parts to the USA, Brazil, Colombia and Italy since 1985.
Vivex Brand
Vitro,   S.A.   de   C.V,    through   its   subsidiary   companies,   is   one   of   the   world's   leading   glass   producers. Trademarked   by   several   other   names,   such   as   Crinamex,   Vitro   Flex,   VPM   and   others .   Vitro   is   an   OEM windshield,   door,   vent,   quarter   and   back   glass   supplier   to   many   foreign   and   domestic   auto   and   truck manufacturers.
Vitro, S.A. de C.V. Brand Crinamex Brand
Sekurit,    Autover,         Claims    to    be    the    number    one    windshield    automotive    replacement    glass    in    Europe.    Saint Gobain/Sekurit   has   been   the   long   time   OEM   supplier   of   windshields,   back   glasses,   door   glasses,   vent   glasses   and quarter   glasses   to   some   of   the   finest   automobiles   worldwide   including   Audi,   Volkswagen,   General   Motors   Cadillac   and many others.
Sequrit, Autover Brand
Pilkington   <   LOF    Automotive   Glass   Replacement   provides   OEM   quality   glass   parts   such   as   windshield, door,   quarter,   vent   and   back   glasses   to   auto   glass   replacement   professionals   throughout   the   United   States and   has   markets   extending   into   Canada   and   Mexico.   Over   the   years,   Pilkington   developed   a   large   number of   glass   operations   around   the   world,   each   with   their   local   identity.   Several   other   brand   names   have   been absorbed   by   the   Pilkington   brand   such   as   Triplex,   SIV,   Libbey   Owen’s   Ford   (LOF),   and   Blindex.      In   2006 Nippon   Sheet   Glass   of   Japan    who   already   owned   20%   of   the   company,   purchased   the   remaining   80%   reportedly   to   be   able   to   take   on Asahi   Glass,   the   world's   number   one   player.   NSG   believes   its   close   ties   to   Toyota   and   Honda   will   help   it   secure   more   business   from   the car   sector,   Pilkington's   biggest   market.      Pilkington   provides   glazing   for   one   in   three   of   the   world's   vehicles   and   supplies   all   of   the   major vehicle groups including Toyota, GM, Ford, Daimler, VW, Renault/Nissan, PSA Peugeot Citroen, Honda BMW and Volvo.
Pilkington Brand NSG Group Brand
Mopar ,   Daimler   Chrysler,   Safeguard,   OEM   glass   has   been   developed   exclusively   for   Chrysler,   Plymouth,   Dodge   and   Jeep vehicles.
Mopar Brand
Guardian    has   built   or   acquired   more   than   21   glass   fabrication   plants   and   remains   a   top   100   automotive   OEM   supplier   to the global automotive industry all over the world.
Guardian Brand
The   Fuyao   Group   Limited    is   the   wholly   owned   subsidiary   of   Fuyao   Glass   Industry   Group   Co.   Ltd   and are   registered   in   Hong   Kong .      It   is   the   official   and   sole   overseas   representative   and   marketing   and sales   platform   for   Fuyao   automotive   safety   glass   for   replacement   used   in   vehicles   worldwide,   including the   safety   glass   for   light   vehicles,   heavy-duty   vehicles,   bus,   coaches   and   off   road   vehicles.      The   Fuyao Group   claims   that   they   maintain   the   same   standards   to   quality   suppliers   and   materials,   including   float glass   and   inter   layers.      They   also   state   that   they   uses   the   same   production   and   processing   equipment   for   both   OEM   and   ARG,   and applies   the   same   quality   control   and   testing   system.      FY   further   states   that   there   is   no   difference   between   OEM   and   ARG   products   except for   the   logo.      FY's   OEM   products   bear   the   vehicle's   brand   name,   whereas   ARG   aftermarket   products   do   not.      FYG   made   products   bearing the   FYG   logo   are   the   same   quality   as   OE   parts   because   they   are   actually   OE   Equivalent   Spare   Parts.      The   photo   to   your   right   shows automobile companies that use FY as one of their suppliers for their OEM auto glass parts.
The Fuyao Group Limited is an OEM supplier and is the wholly owned subsidiary of Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co.  Ltd and are registered in Hong Kong. The Fuyao Group Limited is an OEM supplier and is the wholly owned subsidiary of Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co.  Ltd and are registered in Hong Kong.
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Vitro - In March of 2017 Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: VITROA), a leading North American glass producer headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico anounced they had acquired Pittsburgh Glass Works’ (PGW) automotive original equipment manufacturer (OEM) glass business from LKQ Corporation.
Vitro, S.A. de C.V. Brand
LKQ Corporation -  In April of 2016 LKQ  Corperation who is a provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles purchased PGW and sold it 11 months later to Vitro.