Glass Apps Acquires Production Assets of Citala

Glass Magazine
January 10, 2014
COMMERCIAL, FABRICATION

Glass Apps LLC, provider of switchable glass and film and supplier for DMDisplay products, acquired the production assets of Citala, the original inventor of switchable film, according to a Jan. 9 company release. A key component of the acquisition includes Citala's switchable polymer dispersed liquid crystal film manufacturing line, one of two in North and South America, Glass Apps reports. 
 
“Citala's products were developed using different coating methods and have unique attributes to other competing products,” said Thomas Lee, Glass Apps CEO, in the release. “This acquisition will give Glass Apps and DMDisplay the capability to leverage the two leading PDLC technologies in the world and deliver [a wide] range of switchable film and glass products, while expanding DMDisplay's manufacturing capability to the United States."