$50 million to $100 million

December 5, 2011
FABRICATION

Glasswerks LA Inc.

Headquarters: South Gate, Calif.
Website: www.glasswerks.com
Employees: 500
Certifications: Guardian Select Fabricator, PPG Certified Fabricator
Total number of locations: Eight
Fabrication locations and services:

  • 180,000-square-foot South Gate, Calif., facility: Tempered, insulating, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 75,000-square-foot Carson, Calif., facility: Insulating and decorative glass
  • 25,000-square-foot Oceanside, Calif., facility: Tempered and decorative glass, all-glass entrances and shower enclosures
  • 140,000-square-foot Utica, Ohio, facility: Tempered and insulating glass
  • 50,000-square-foot Los Angeles facility: Tempered, insulating and decorative glass
  • 50,000-square-foot Irving, Texas, facility: Tempered glass
  • 68,000-square-foot Mount Airy, N.C., facility: Tempered glass
  • 150,000-square-foot Easton, Pa., facility: Tempered glass

Glasswerks also manufactures mirror, mirror wardrobe doors, spandrel and back-painted glass, in addition to providing custom edgework. Founded in 1979, Glasswerks is the parent company of Catalina Tempering, www.catalinatempering.com, and Avalon Glass and Mirror, www.avalonmirrorglass.com. According to company officials, Glasswerks plans to open additional facilities in 2012. 

Prelco

Headquarters: Rivere-du-Loup, Quebec
Website: www.prelco.ca
Employees: 575
Certifications: Guardian Select Fabricator
Total number of locations: Five
Fabrication locations and services:

  • 145,000-square foot Riviere-du-Loup, Quebec, facility: Tempered, insulating, laminated and decorative glass; all-glass entrances; and shower enclosures
  • 95,000-square-foot St. Jacques, New Brunswick, facility: Tempered, insulating and decorative glass
  • 65,000-square-foot Montreal facility: Insulating and decorative glass

Prelco also fabricates silk-screened glass, ceramic frit spandrel, bullet-resistant and bomb-glass, bent glass, switchable glass, and anti-slip glass flooring, among other products. In addition to supplying glazing contractors, Prelco supports several OEM communities from plants in Princeville, Quebec, and Belleville, Ontario, including transportation, food, marine and visual communications.

**Certification listings are not necessarily comprehensive. They reflect only those certifications publicly promoted by the respective certifying organizations.