Architectural Glass

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101 Venture Way
Secaucus, NJ 07094-1808
Toll Free: 800-431-2042
Fax: 201-553-1851
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COMPANY OVERVIEW

GGI offers the widest range of high-quality custom fabricated glass, specialty glass and float glass products available from a single expert source. With our comprehensive product offering and services, extensive fabrication capabilities and warehousing capacity, and can-do attitude, we empower customers to do more with glass.

Through our three divisions - Custom Fabrication, Case Distribution, and Picture Frame Glass- we consistently provide our customers with the high-quality glass products they need, on time.

Our custom fabrication services enable glazing contractors and companies that specialize in glass facades, architectural walls, shower enclosures and entrance systems to succeed with the most demanding projects.

Sourcing a wide range of architectural specialty and float glass products from around the world, we provide highly flexible case distribution to glass shops and distributors, window manufacturers, and glass fabricators nationwide.

For the picture frame market, we offer a full line of clear glass and high-performance coated float glass, including anti-reflective, anti-UV, and museum-quality conservation products.

In business for nearly 120 years, GGI is owned and managed by the fifth generation of the founding family, providing unmatched experience, knowledge and dedication to excellence. The GGI headquarters, with a 120,000 sqft fabrication plant and 95,000 sqft distribution center, in Secaucus, NJ provides a high-capacity base from which we serve customers nationwide.

ALL PRODUCTS

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Alice™ Direct-to-Glass Printing

Alice® direct-to-glass digital ceramic printing, powered by Dip-Tech, enables any design to be reproduced in glass. Ceramic frit is digitally jetted onto the surface of the glass then baked into the glass during the tempering process resulting in durable, decorative and functional glass. Direct-to-glass printing offers significant benefits over traditional silk-screen printing and printed interlayers.



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Back-Painted Glass

Back-painted glass is ideal for adding interest to any interior design project. This opaque glass product is durable, hygienic and easy to maintain - perfect for wall cladding, backsplashes, shower walls, cabinetry and so much more. GGI makes designing with glass easy. Select a color. Select a design. The design possibilities are endless.

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Glass Entrance Systems

Our dedicated entrance systems team has been working with customers for more than 10 years to create the glass entry systems that work best for each specific location. Leveraging their combined 30+ years of glass door experience, our glass entrance system team supports our customers with expert consulting and design services. Just specify the dimensions and desired hardware, and the GGI team will handle the rest, including defining the optimal door size based on the opening dimensions, and all aspects of design.

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Custom Shower Enclosures

Whether it's a simple frameless clear glass shower door for a single home, a totally unique shower enclosure to create a spectacular statement, or several hundred doors for a hotel or condominium, GGI has the glass varieties, patterns, fabrication capabilities, and technical know-how to create beautiful bathrooms. Order just the glass, or get a complete, single-source solution from design through delivery.

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Antique Mirrors

A unique range of decorative mirror options from antique, satin finish and tinted, ideal for residential, hospitality and entertainment settings - to clear transparent mirror (one-way) for privacy and surveillance applications.

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Patterned Glass

A wide range of textures and patterns offer just the right opacities to control light and privacy, while making a subtle and confident design statement. Used in offices, bathrooms, cabinets, furniture and a range of decorative applications.

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Satin Etched Glass

Satin etched glass is ideal for a wide range of interior applications, including walls and office partitions, dividers, table tops, doors and door insets, staircases and railings, shower enclosures, and even floors.

The GGI Satin line of etched glass products offers a wide choice of patterns that add privacy to interior spaces while still allowing for excellent light transmission. All this with the convenience and elegance of a smooth glass surface that is easy to clean. The satin etch process results in a permanent, scratch resistant decorative pattern that is also fingerprint-resistant.

Our etched glass patterns are available as full-coverage flood or as discrete designs that decorate a specific part of the glass. Patterns can be applied to a single side of the glass or to both sides. The interplay of the double-sided satin etched pattern and the thickness of the glass creates a sense of depth.


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Float Glass

The best fabrication begins with exceptional raw materials. We work with the world's most reliable and high-quality suppliers of float glass, including AGC, Cardinal, Guardian, Pilkington, and Vitro
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GGI offers a variety of float glass products, including:


  • Clear glass - Standard transparent glass with a subtle green tint
  • Low-iron glass - Ultra-clear float glass for the highest level of visible light transmission and truest color rendering when viewing objects through the glass. Starphire Ultra-Clear™ with its signature blue edge is available by request.
  • Tinted float - Available in Bronze, Green and Grey, this glass is primarily designed to reduce solar heat gain, UV and glare inside a building.
  • Solarcool® Reflective glass - Reduces energy consumption by reflecting solar heat gain - Available in Bronze or Grey



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Ultra-Clear, Low-Iron Float Glass

The highest quality designs begin with ultra-clear, ultra-transparent low-Iron float glass. The virtually colorless low-iron substrate is ideal for processing low-e coatings, back-painting, digital imaging, laminated, mirror, satin-etched designs - and end use applications such as all-glass entrances, handrails, glass shelving, heavy glass shower enclosures and table tops.


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Anti-Reflective Glass

Control reflection and maintain utmost clarity with the most technologically advanced glass products for museums, retail, displays, showrooms and stadiums.

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Fire-Rated Glass

GGI offers fire-rated products from the world's leading glass manufacturers. You can be assured of full compliance with every standard required by model International Building Codes (IBC). For containment of smoke and flames, we offer the full spectrum of fire-protective options from 20 to 180 minutes. For greater protection from smoke, flames, plus radiant heat, we offer fire-resistive glass, framing, and doors.

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Fire-Protective Glass - Diamond Polished Wire

This fire-rated wired glass is UL listed, can be rated up to 90 minutes, and is widely used in schools and commercial applications.



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Fire-Protective Glass - Georgian Polished Wire

This fire-rated wired glass is UL listed, can be rated up to 90 minutes, and is widely used in schools and commercial applications.



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Fire-Protective Glass - New Wire™

New Wire is created using a surface-applied film, making this product both fire-rated and impact safety-rated. With 20-90 minute fire-ratings, New Wire can be used in doors, sidelites and transoms.



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Fire-Protective Glass - Pyran Platinum

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Available for use in both non-safety and safety glazing applications
  • Fire-rated up to 90 minutes with hose stream test
  • Fire-rated up to 180 minutes at 100 sq.in. with hose stream
  • Specially floated glass-ceramic does not require surface polishing
  • Transparent and wireless with neutral coloration
  • Approved for use with any fire-rated frame
  • Conforms to positive pressure test standards
  • Environmentally-friendly glass-ceramic; produced without hazardous heavy metals arsenic and antimony
  • Cradle to Cradle® Certified Silver by MBDC
  • Meets LEED Innovation in Design requirements
  • Qualifies for Environmentally Preferred Purchasing Program (EPP)
  • Can be used to construct insulated glazing units
  • Can be lightly sandblasted or delivered with surface-applied opacity film
  • Available locally through GGI's distributor network



Pyran® is a registered trademark of Schott.



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Fire-Protective Glass - Pyran Platinum F

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Available for use in both non-safety and safety glazing applications
  • Fire-rated up to 90 minutes with hose stream test
  • Fire-rated up to 180 minutes at 100 sq.in. with hose stream
  • Specially floated glass-ceramic does not require surface polishing
  • Transparent and wireless with neutral coloration
  • Approved for use with any fire-rated frame
  • Conforms to positive pressure test standards
  • Environmentally-friendly glass-ceramic; produced without hazardous heavy metals arsenic and antimony
  • Cradle to Cradle® Certified Silver by MBDC
  • Meets LEED Innovation in Design requirements
  • Qualifies for Environmentally Preferred Purchasing Program (EPP)
  • Can be used to construct insulated glazing units
  • Can be lightly sandblasted or delivered with surface-applied opacity film
  • Available locally through GGI's distributor network



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Fire-Protective Glass - Pyran Platinum L

FEATURES & BENEFITS

  • Available for use in both non-safety and safety glazing applications
  • Fire-rated up to 90 minutes with hose stream test
  • Fire-rated up to 180 minutes at 100 sq.in. with hose stream
  • Specially floated glass-ceramic does not require surface polishing
  • Transparent and wireless with neutral coloration
  • Approved for use with any fire-rated frame
  • Conforms to positive pressure test standards
  • Environmentally-friendly glass-ceramic; produced without hazardous heavy metals arsenic and antimony
  • Cradle to Cradle® Certified Silver by MBDC
  • Meets LEED Innovation in Design requirements
  • Qualifies for Environmentally Preferred Purchasing Program (EPP)
  • Can be used to construct insulated glazing units
  • Can be lightly sandblasted or delivered with surface-applied opacity film
  • Available locally through GGI's distributor network


Pyran® is a registered trademark of Schott.


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Fire-Protective Glass - Robax

Extremely heat-resistant, transparent ceramic fireplace glass.

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Fire-Resistive Glass - Pyrobel

Pyrobel 45,60,90, and 120 is laminated fire resistant glass manufactured by AGC, and fabricated by GGI.



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Fire-Resistive Glass - Pyroguard

Clear, laminated, UL listed and 20 minute rated.

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Picture Frame Glass

Our offering of frame-ready glass ranges from standard and high-performance standard glass, to high-performance water-white coated glass. Each glass product provides a different level of UV protection, light transmission and performance on other parameters, suited to different framing applications.

The quality and durability of our glass products are well-proven in millions of picture frames, including at some of the world's top art museums.

  • Innovative and premium products offer outstanding performance on multiple parameters, including varying combinations of high clarity, zero/low color shift, high light transmission, high UV protection, ease of cleaning, and more
  • Available in a wide range of sizes and thicknesses
  • Varied package sizes
  • Fast delivery of many standard products
  • Responsive service on custom orders
  • Flexible delivery options, including half-truck and mixed-truck loads



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ORNILUX® Bird Protection Glass

Researchers estimate that hundreds of millions of birds are killed each year in North America due to collisions with glass on human-built structures, making bird collisions one of the most significant causes of avain mortality globally. ORNILUX provides bird protection without compromising thermal performance or light transmission.

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Glass Marker Boards

GGI glass marker boards can be customized to meet most any specification and volume requirement, whether it's a unique wall-to-wall design for a conference room, design studio or corporate office lobby - or a smaller size, bulk ordered for use in classrooms, offices or hospital patient rooms.

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EnduroShield Coating

EnduroShield is a coating that is designed protect glass surfaces from corrosion caused by excessive exposure to water, high-humidity, minerals, dirt and other contaminants. Ideal for both commercial and residential glass applications, the coating can be applied to clear and ultra-clear low iron glass, keeping it looking clean and clear.

As a certified fabricator of EnduroShield, GGI can apply this ultra-thin, permanent coating to one or both glass surfaces using the EnduroShield X-Line High Speed automated coating equipment. The machine-applied coating process provides a more uniform, durable coating designed to provide a maximum level of protection.




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Community DNA

As shared by the artist, Catherine Woods, the sculpture which is titled ‘Community DNA' is an abstracted guardian figure - a protector of the community. It was designed to represent the heroic dignity of the St. Petersburg Police Department (SPPD) and the department's commitment to the community. Inspired by ‘shield' shapes, modular forms comprise the abstract guardian figure. The shield has been used for centuries for protection and has a rich visual history. Like the ‘Thin Blue Line', this iconic form represents the SPPD as protection from harm.



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Childrens National Health System Annapolis Outpatient Center

The Children's National Annapolis Clinic was designed by Clockwork A & D with the intent to create an environment that is inviting and visually inspiring for the patients and their families, with plenty of daylighting. GGI was able to bring the local artists design to life using Alice® direct-to-glass printing. The ultra-clear glass substrate supports a lovely aesthetic that allows the highest level of visible light transmission and gives a soft opacity to the custom artwork. The design used for the glasswork is utilized in other building materials on the interior, giving a natural flow throughout the spaces.

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1500 K Street Canopy

1500 K Street was originally built in 1928 and named the Southern Railway Building, massing a total of 260,737 SF overlooking McPherson Square. The recent renovation designed by Callison RTKL takes advantage of the stunning classical architecture and the new vision for this structure, creating a modern office building to be appreciated for many years to come. GGI's Alice® direct-to-glass printing process was utilized to incorporate the custom artwork for the canopy glass on the interior of the lobby entrances - laminated with .060 Sentry Glas Plus to meet the overhead safety glazing requirements. The outcome is a cutting-edge design aesthetic that gives respect to the original architecture.



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Childrens National Medical Center First Ladies Exhibit

Children's National Medical Center has provided healthcare for children for more than 140 years in the nation's capital. In 2017, GGI was commissioned to create a display giving honor to each of the First Ladies of the United States of America who have shown support to the hospital and patients throughout the years. GGI produced these beautiful displays using Alice direct-to-glass printing process and tempered low-iron glass for the truest color and definition. Each display shares an image of the First Lady, years served, a personal tribute to the hospital and a brief bio. In addition to the high quality resolution, the Alice digital process will make it easy for the client to add to this series as each new First Lady is paid tribute.



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15 Park Row Playroom

The landmark 15 Park Row Building, located across from City Hall, was at one time the world's tallest skyscraper finishing out in 1899 at 391 feet tall. Originally designed by Robert, Henderson Robertson, this notable building has seen its share of renovations. Most recently, Fogarty Finger Architects took on the conversion of the seven remaining commercial floors to new rental residences, along with renovating the lobby, ground floor retail area and playroom while also adding new amenities.



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Sequoia Restaurant

Jeffrey Beers International (JBI) was commissioned by the Ark Restaurant Group to create a modern renovation of the iconic Sequoia Restaurant set on the banks of the Potomac River. The design goal was to create an art gallery that also serves as a destination point bar and 860-seat restaurant. The floor-to-ceiling windows and the glass handrail provide stunning views of the river, the plaza area that includes a large modern sculpture, the Kennedy Center and other landmarks. GGI's Alice® direct-to-glass printing was incorporated in the glass handrail system installed in the mezzanine. The white fade design fits perfectly with the artistic modern interior design and functions beautifully - offering guests the ability to enjoy the outdoor showcase while maintaining privacy and creating a unique ambience for the mezzanine level dining area.



Worldgate Metro Plaza I Lobby Renovation

12901 Worldgate Metro Plaza I, is one of four Class A office buildings located within the Worldgate Metro Plaza development built in 2000. The design goal was to revitalize this almost 20-year-old property, giving it a fresh new look that will attract new tenants. The recently renovated lobby of Building I is being promoted as a “Best in Class Renovation” and it is on target to achieve a successful outcome as measured by the new leasing activity generated. The high-tech tenants leasing office space are clearly attracted to the greater amenities now offered and the sleek modern interior design. The architect specified a custom bright white back-paint on GGI's Crystal Light satin etched low-iron glass substrate to create a soft, glare-free finish to use in combination with the light fixtures intermixed in the wall-cladding design.

1015 18th Street

1015 18th Street is in the prestigious K Street corridor, only a block away from Farragut Square in Washington D.C. The design intent of this newly 109,650 sf renovated office building was to enhance work performance and happiness by creating new rooftop amenities with city views and greater indoor comfort within a sleek modern interior design. GGI was able to support this design with a custom back-painted glass to complement the wood veneer panels and snow-white zodiac quartz countertops used in the new two-story lobby. A durable, soft finish and truer color was achieved using a satin etched low-iron glass substrate, giving the appearance of brushed stainless steel. 



Rosa Mexicano Restaurant

The Rosa Mexicano restaurant on Murray Street in Tribeca transports guests to another part of the world with its well-appointed menu and authentic interior design. GGI furnished the Bianco E Nero Antique Mirror"the perfect finishing touch to help create the intimate ambiance desired. Antique mirror is available in a variety of designs, offering a touch of “Old World” elegance while being just as perfect in complementing a contemporary interior design.

Casa Apicii Restaurant

Located on W. 9th Street in New York, Casa Apicii is an authentic Italian restaurant named for the first century Roman gourmand, Marcus Apicius. The gold accents scattered across the Cometa Antique Mirror served the interior design well in bringing together a mix of contemporary and the old-world charm of this 19th century Greenwich Village townhouse.

Versace Corporate Office

The Versace Office in New York includes 18,000 square feet of prime office space that offers stunning views of Central Park, while the interior is classic representation of the luxury Italian fashion brand of Versace.
GGI produced the bright white back-painted glass utilizing ultra-clear low-iron glass to ensure the truest representation of the color which blended seamlessly with the other materials used on the project. Heavy low-iron glass and satin-etched low-iron was fabricated to create vision wall systems and entrances to support the sharing of natural light throughout the spaces and the minimalist aesthetic. 





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