Everything You Need to Know About PPG’s Glass Business Sale to Vitro

Two weeks ago, PPG sent shock waves through the glass industry when it announced it was selling its glass business to Mexican-based manufacturer Vitro. There had been speculation for some time that the company was looking to sell that segment, though it was still a major development in the industry given PPG’s illustrious 133-year history in glass.

Architects’ Guide to Glass & Metal sister publication USGlass magazine was the first to report the acquisition and gave it substantial coverage over the past two weeks. Here’s everything you need to know about the sale, what it means for the companies and its impact on the industry: