GGI introduces new clear preservation glass for custom picture frame market

GGI and GroGlass introduced Artglass Preservation Clear™ at the recently-held West Coast Art &Frame Show. This new UV blocking clear glass has been developed to protect artwork from fading due to UV light exposure.

GGI, a leading US glass fabricator and distributor, and GroGlass, a European manufacturer of speciality coatings for the custom art glass market introduced Artglass Preservation Clear™ at the West Coast Art &Frame Show, 28-30 January in Las Vegas, NV.
Artglass Preservation Clear™ is a UV blocking clear glass developed to protect artwork from fading due to UV light exposure. Unlike competitive products, it has a very hard coating and is scratch resistant. No special cleaners are required. Handling is also much easier as it can be cut and glazed on either side, giving framers the ultimate in ease of handling and framing.
“With The introduction of Artglass Preservation Clear™ GGI now offers a full line of custom framing glass products,” says Richard Balik, executive vice president of GGI, based in Secaucus, New Jersey. “With Artglass Preservation Clear™ framers can provide their customers with a final product that truly stands out.”
GGI offers custom framers a complete solution for custom glass picture frame products including: Artglass, Artglass UV, Artglass Protect™, and now Artglass Preservation Clear™ in addition to clear, non glare and mirrors.
The Artglass family of products has set the new industry standard in framing glass, offering the most desired characteristics in UV blocking anti reflective glass – including clarity, scratch resistance, as well as ease of handling and cleaning. These products are ideal for framing graphics, watercolours and photographs; as well as ultra-transparent displays for three-dimensional works of art, archival documents, collections and other valuables.