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Swift Glass Now Offering Gorilla® Glass Fabricating

We’re excited to announce that Swift Glass now offers custom cutting and precision grinding glass fabrication services for Gorilla® Glass.gorilla-glass-badge

Swift Glass’s advanced technology can transform Gorilla® Glass with custom waterjet cutting and glass cutting, edge grinding and beveling, and even additional chemical strengthening for protection against extreme environments.

“We’re thrilled to add another top-quality Corning glass to our inventory of glass materials,” said Sheila Burke Reynolds, Vice President of Swift Glass Company. “Gorilla® Glass provides a high-end solution for our customers’ very particular industry needs.”

The Swift Glass/Corning partnership rests firmly in both companies’ long histories of innovation. Corning’s research has delivered social breakthroughs from the glass for the original Edison light bulb to the first low-loss optical telecommunications fiber, while Swift’s manufacturing technology has provided groundbreaking solutions in optics, aerospace applications, biomedical technology, and more.

Swift Glass provides more than just cutting, grinding, thermal tempering and chemical strengthening services. Its company-wide commitment to excellence ensures quality solutions from initial material selection all the way to final inspection and packaging.

For more information on Corning Gorilla® Glass and Swift’s portfolio of specialty materials and manufacturing services, visit the Gorilla® Glass capabilities page on Swift Glass’s website or contact the Swift Glass Company online to request a quote.

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Visit Swift Glass at Display Week 2016

Swift Glass is set to exhibit at the Society for Information Display’s annual Display Week Exhibition from May 24 to 26. The exhibition, held in San Francisco, Calif., brings together companies from around the world to discuss and showcase the latest developments in display technology.

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This year’s Display Week will feature nearly 250 exhibitors in display electronics, components, systems, services, manufacturing equipment and other industries. Attendees can expect new innovations to emerge in electronic information display applications — now a $100 billion/year industry.

Swift Glass will join 3M, PPG Industries, Mitsubishi Electric, and other major players in display electronics to showcase our flat glass components and glass capabilities for displays. These include:

• Chemical strengthening for dimensions up to 30” x 40”
• CNC machining
• Heat tempering
• Edge grinding and polishing
• Double-sided lapping and polishing
• Digital screen printing
• Laser etching

Join us at Booth 206 to see our large, chemically strengthened glass parts used for display purposes, and talk to members of our team about your next project.

Can’t attend Display Week? Visit our Optical and Display Glass page for information about our capabilities, and contact us to see how we can help you.

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Swift Glass to Attend Photonics West Exhibition in San Francisco

Elmira, N.Y. — Feb. 2, 2016 —Swift Glass, a worldwide leader in custom glass fabrication, will exhibit at the Photonics West Exhibition at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California from February 16-18.

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Hosted by the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), the glass manufacturing conference has been recognized as the flagship laser and optics event for businesses across the biomedical and medical device industries for over 20 years.

The 2016 Photonics West Exhibition will host more than 1,250 companies and 20,000 attendees as industry thought leaders discuss the latest findings in lasers, photonics, and optical glass.

Throughout the three-day conference, Swift Glass will showcase its latest optical glass products at Booth 631. It will also have the opportunity to network through forums, luncheons, and 67 SPIE courses and workshops featuring topics such as Photonics in Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Laser 3D Manufacturing, and Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies.

The Swift Glass team will meet with conference attendees and industry leaders face-to-face to share the company’s latest glass product offerings, including chemically strengthened glass. Interested guests can register for the event online to join the Swift Glass team for this invaluable networking opportunity.

An ISO-certified and ITAR-registered company, Swift Glass proudly offers custom glass manufacturing capabilities including chemical strengthening, CNC machining, waterjet cutting, edge grinding, thermal tempering, surface lapping, polishing as well as drilling.

With a wide variety of glass in stock from leading manufacturers such as Corning, GE, and Schott, Swift Glass provides customers with unique solutions for applications in the biomedical, optical, aerospace, appliance, and commercial industries.

For more information about Swift Glass’ services, visit the company’s website.

Swift Glass Acquires FJ Gray Division of Gray Glass

ELMIRA, N.Y. — January 2016 — Swift Glass, a worldwide leader in the manufacturing of quality fabricated custom glass parts, has purchased the FJ Gray Division of Gray Glass in Queens Village, New York.

The FJ Gray Division comprises the industrial, optical, specialty lighting, and educational glass fabrication segments of Gray Glass. Swift Glass began to fabricate, ship, and invoice work for FJ Gray on January 1, 2016. All new order processing, quotes, and product fabrication will now take place at the FJ Gray Division of Swift Glass Company in Elmira Heights, New York.

Since 1946, FJ Gray and Company has been a leading global custom glass specialist offering precision glass and industrial glass products. For Swift Glass customers, this acquisition brings a lineup of product offerings that complement their existing capabilities, including tempered glass, scientific glassware, gauge glass, tubing and rod, borosilicate, welder’s glass, and a host of other specialty glass products.

FJ Gray has extensive experience working with engineers, scientists, designers, and OEMs like Boeing, NASA, the US Military, the US Government, and a number of large corporations engaged in scientific research, aviation, and aerospace.

About Swift Glass

Swift Glass is a privately owned worldwide leader in the manufacturing of quality fabricated glass parts.

An ISO 9001:2008 certified and ITAR registered company, Swift Glass offers assistance in material selection, craftsmanship, design and custom solutions while possessing the utmost devotion to precision and quality.

Glass manufacturing capabilities include chemical strengthening, thermal tempering, polishing, edge grinding, drilling and more. Swift Glass works with leading glass manufacturers such as Corning, Schott and GE and stocks a wide range of materials that allow us to respond quickly to customer needs.

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