McGrory Glass Partners with SCHOTT as National Direct Distributor of PYRAN® Platinum
The family-owned and operated company is now a direct distributor of the SCHOTT PYRAN® Platinum fire-rated glass product line.
PAULSBORO, NJ— McGrory Glass, one of the largest independent architectural and decorative glass companies in the country, will now offer the SCHOTT PYRAN® Platinum line of fire-rated products. A single-source solutions provider, McGrory Glass combines innovative systems and comprehensive decorative capabilities with high-quality performance products. With over 130 years of experience, SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass, glass-ceramics, and related high-tech materials.
“We’re very pleased to announce our collaboration with SCHOTT,” said CEO and President Chris McGrory. “Fire-rated glazing projects come with a unique set of requirements, and the PYRAN® Platinum line delivers what our customers need to safely realize complex design goals while meeting strict codes.”
“The giant sheet size – 51 x 99 inches – and neutral color of SCHOTT PYRAN® products is extremely appealing to customers looking for both life-safety performance and design flexibility at an economic price,” said Director of Performance Products & Key Accounts, Blake Whitcombe. “McGrory’s Fire-Rated Division has an established national presence, and becoming a direct distributor of PYRAN® allows us to meet the tough demands of project lead times with cut-to-order stock.”
McGrory Glass now stocks the following for immediate national sale:
- PYRAN® Platinum: a fire-protective glass-ceramic that prevents the spread of fire, hot gases, and smoke. PYRAN® Platinum fire-rated glass-ceramics are certified by Underwriters Laboratories for fire-protection ratings up to 90 minutes.
- PYRAN® Platinum F: a fire-protection-rated and impact-safety-rated glazing material made from a transparent glass-ceramic with thickness of 3/16” (5 mm). It has a high quality, abrasive-resistance surface-applied safety film and is intended for use in safety-rated locations such as door lites, transoms or sidelites, and windows with fire-rating requirements up to 90 minutes and up to 180 minutes in doors.
- PYRAN® Platinum L: a fire-protection-rated and impact-safety-rated glazing material with a thickness of approximately 3/8″ (9 mm), made from a laminated glass-ceramic with a transparent appearance. It is intended for use in safety-rated locations such as door lites, transoms or sidelites, and windows with fire-rating requirements up to 90 minutes and up to 180 minutes in doors.
SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass, glass-ceramics, and related high-tech materials. With over 130 years of experience, the company is an innovative partner to many industries, including the home appliance, pharma, electronics, optics, life sciences, automotive, and aviation industries. SCHOTT has a global presence with production sites and sales offices in 34 countries. In the 2018/2019 fiscal year, the group generated sales of EUR 2.2 billion with over 16,200 employees. SCHOTT AG has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. This is one of the oldest private and largest science-promoting foundations in Germany. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society, and the environment. https://www.us.schott.com/
About McGrory Glass:
Founded in 1984, McGrory Glass is still family-owned after over three decades of growth. With four facilities spanning +200,000 square feet, they are committed to the environment and sustainability. The 2.2 acre solar paneled roof of the main warehouse brought McGrory recognition as one of the first major glass fabrication companies to hit net zero energy consumption. The company offers comprehensive architectural and life safety glass solutions, including the patented CaptiveHook® Glass Wall, Seismic, & Ceiling Mounting System, as well as an in-house Print Division specializing in innovative structural interlayers and custom decorative films. https://mcgrory.com/
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