Guardian Industries and Omni Glass and Paint donate fire truck windshields to New York City Fire Department

Guardian Industries Corp., FWD Seagrave and Omni Glass & Paint Company, Inc. are supporting the relief efforts of the beleaguered New York City Fire Department with a donation of 100 replacement windshields ordered by the department following the terrorist attacks.

We all agreed that this very special order represented a small opportunity for each of our companies to support the heroic efforts of the rescue teams in New York City,” said Vince Swint, director of operations for aftermarket distribution at Guardian Industries. “We can’t be there ourselves, but together, Omni Glass, FWD Seagrave and Guardian Industries can make a difference by quickly getting these folks needed replacement equipment.”The New York City Fire Department placed an order Thursday, September 13, with Clintonville, Wis.-based fire truck manufacturer FWD Seagrave for the windshields.Seagrave contacted its supplier Omni Glass & Paint Company of Oshkosh, Wis., which in turn called global glass manufacturer Guardian Industries, headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Within hours of the order, the three companies had agreed to donate the truck windshields and forego normal distribution channels.

Guardian Industries Corp. is a leading worldwide manufacturer of float glass and fabricated glass products for the commercial and residential construction industries, based in Auburn Hills, Mich. One of the Top 100 Global Automotive Suppliers, Guardian Automotive provides complete exterior systems to the global automotive industry.

Guardian Fiberglass, Inc., a Guardian subsidiary, is one of the largest manufacturers of fiberglass in the world and occupies a significant and growing position in the building materials distribution business. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 17,500 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Omni Glass and Paint, Inc. is Wisconsin's leading commercial and industrial paint and glass contractor. For more than 35 years, Omni Glass has provided general contractors, architects, engineers, interior designers, the automotive industry and insurance companies in the Midwest and across the nation with glazing and painting services. Omni has 200 skilled employees operating from locations in Oshkosh, Green Bay and Wausau, Wis. Omni is an authorized dealer for the nation's leading materials suppliers.

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