PGW licensed to manufacture, sell SPD-SmartGlass
October 7, 2008
Pittsburgh Glass Works, Pittsburgh, has acquired a license from Research Frontiers Inc., Woodbury, N.Y., the developer and licensor of SPD-Smart light-control film technology. The worldwide non-exclusive license grants PGW the right to manufacture and sell SPD-SmartGlass automotive glass products utilizing Research Frontiers' patented light-control technology, including smart sunroofs, roof glass systems, and windows. PGW was formerly the automotive glass business of PPG Industries, Pittsburgh, and is North America's largest producer of automotive glazing, according to an Oct. 6 Market Watch report.