Viracon Introduces New VE-45 High-Performance Coating

Low Emissivity Coating Offers Improved Performance, Color and Design OptionsOwatonna, MN – Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, is pleased to announce the availability of VE-45 – the latest coating in its wide range of choices for architects and designers.

VE-45, a Low-E coating, delivers improved balance between visible light transmittance and solar protection, product features that have increased in popularity among architects. In addition to optimized performance, VE-45’s color enhances the aesthetics of glass in building facades.

"Viracon has long been known as a market leader in development of high-performance coatings," says Kevin Anez, Director of Marketing & Product Management for Viracon. "VE-45 is another example of Viracon’s ability to address the very latest needs in the industry."

VE-45 is available in insulating and insulating laminated glass. It can also be used in combination with a silk-screen, which allows designers to create a customized look along with enhanced performance.

About Viracon, Inc.

Viracon is based in Owatonna, Minnesota, and has facilities in Statesboro, Georgia, St. George, Utah and Nazaré Paulista, Brazil. Viracon produces high-performance glass products, including tempered, laminated, insulating, silk-screened and high-performance coatings, for North American and international markets. The company is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOG). Apogee, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a leader in technologies involving the design and development of value-added glass products and services.

Contact: Nick Murosky, LarsonO’Brien Marketing Group

Phone: 412-831-1959 x123


600450 Viracon Introduces New VE-45 High-Performance Coating
Date: 26 April 2012

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