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High-Performance Architectural Glass Products

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800 Park Drive,
MN 55060,
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As an international company, Viracon offers the most complete range of high-performance architectural glass products available worldwide. We’re a glass fabrication company with over 35 years of experience in the glass industry. For our clients we deliver budget and performance solutions for their projects, as well as providing high quality aesthetic design.


At Viracon we can perform virtually any architectural glass fabrication process needed for a commercial building project. Our complete product line includes insulating, laminated, silk-screened, spandrel, hurricane-resistant, acoustical, blast-mitigating, heat-treated and high-performance coated glass.


Insulating glass increases a window’s thermal performance. At Viracon, insulating glass units are constructed with two or more plies of glass, separated by a desiccant-filled spacer and sealed with an organic sealant. The desiccant absorbs the insulating glass unit’s internal moisture.

The sealant may be the standard black silicone and PIB or you may choose a gray silicone / PIB sealant. Viracon uses mill finish and black painted spacers and also offers a stainless steel spacer for warm edge performance.

Standing at 1,667ft, Taipei Financial Center currently holds the title of the tallest building in the world. Viracon worked with the contractor to design a custom glass solution for aesthetics and the strength to withstand the high wind conditions of a typhoon region.
Aurora Place is a Renzo Piano designed mixed-use facility situated in the central business district of Sydney, Australia. Viracon supplied custom insulating-laminated glass units with a custom silk-screen pattern to provide energy control and decorative attributes.
Espirito Santo Plaza, located in Miami, Florida, USA, incorporates Viracon's Solarscreen radiant low-e insulating-laminated glass. The glazing and framing system were tested to the hurricane building code requirements of south Florida.
This project, located in Chicago, Illinois, USA, incorporates a custom silk-screen pattern along with Viracon's Solarscreen low-e insulating glass.

You’ll find you can chose from over 350 combinations of insulating glass using tinted glass, silk-screened patterns, Solarscreen™ low-e, Solarscreen radiant low-e and Solarscreen high-performance reflective coatings to help you create unique designs and achieve specific transmission levels and solar control options.


Viracon laminated glass features a strong, polyvinyl-butyral interlayer bonded between two or more glass plies using heat and pressure. The glass plies may be of equal or unequal thickness. Laminated glass is a durable, high-performance glazing product, designed to remain integral in the opening should glass damage occur.

Laminated glass can provide solutions for safety, security, sound control, ultraviolet screening and solar energy control.


Viracon spandrel glass is offered in two types – ceramic frit and opacifying films – for use in commercial building designs. Our Viraspan™ ceramic frits let you harmonize the glass with the vision areas of your building. You can choose from 12 standard colors or create your own custom colors to give you the flexibility to design a distinctive look.

Silk-screening ceramic frit onto glass lets a designer create a subtle or bold look for a building. This gives a designer the chance to really customize glass through using pattern and color. Silk-screened glass also improves solar control performance.

Using the same technology as Viraspan spandrel glass, you can incorporate standard or custom colors into a specific design element. Or, you can use one of Viracon’s three standard silk-screen patterns.


Viracon’s protective glass products incorporate a laminated glass component capable of resisting threats from hurricanes, tornadoes, seismic events, ballistic, forced-entry and/or physical attack threats or mitigating the effects of bomb blasts.

Viracon’s Hurricane-Resistant Glass (HRG) options include SentryGlas® Plus, StormGuard™, Vanceva™ Storm, HRG-2 and PVB laminated glass.

For safety and security, Viracon offers glass-clad polycarbonates for protection against ballistic and prolonged physical attack threats.

Viracon also provides laminated glass options that help mitigate the effects of bomb-blast attacks. Because many critical factors must be considered when designing for blast mitigation, Viracon offers expertise to help you every step of the way.


Our Architectural Technical Services group, along with the architectural design group, is available to assist with specification and design solutions, performance and environmental analysis, structural calculations and energy payback calculations.


As an ISO 9001:2000 certified company all of our products conform to strict performance standards. They are tested and retested by our own quality assurance department, as well as by independent laboratories.

Our headquarters are located in Owatonna, Minnesota, USA, with a second full production facility in Statesboro, Georgia. Both facilities are strategically located to provide optimum service and support to our worldwide customers.

Press Releases

  • Viracon Introduces a New VUE

    Meeting simultaneous design criteria in one product can be a challenge. However, a new glazing solution from Viracon, the country’s leading single-source glass fabricator, is offering designers, architects and developers an unprecedented “package” of benefits. The new Viracon VUE-50 insulating g

  • Viracon Glass Plays Central Role in Logan Airport 9/11 Memorial

    The events of September 11, 2001 began in Boston, where the terrorists boarded their planes. Now, seven years later, a new memorial at Boston’s Logan International Airport hopes to provide a place for peaceful reflection and remembrance. Local glass fabricator Viracon supplied the glass for the m

  • Viracon Launches New Sustainable Design Tools

    There's no doubt about it: architectural design is going green. Now Viracon, the country's leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, is making it easier for architects to meet sustainability goals with glass. In a newly enhanced "Green Building Design" area on its website, Viracon off

  • Viracon Receives State Human Rights Award

    Viracon, the country's largest single-source glass fabricator, has received a State of Minnesota Human Rights Award. The award was presented by the League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions on September 29th at their annual conference held at the Grand Casino Convention Center – Mille Lacs.

  • Viracon Opens New Fabricating Facility in St. George, Utah

    Responding to increased demand from the company's south-western customers, Viracon, the country's largest single source glass fabricator, has opened a new US$35 million fabrication facility in St. George, Utah. The new 210,000 square-foot location is a comprehensive full-fabrication facility loc

  • Viracon Responds to Trend towards Oversized Coated Glass

    In response to growing demand for larger glazed openings, Viracon, the largest single-source glass fabricator in the United States, has expanded its fabrication capabilities to meet the need for oversized coated glass. New and updated equipment now allows Viracon to offer the enhanced capabilitie

  • Viracon Awarded Glass Supply Contract for Freedom Tower in New York City

    Benson Industries of Portland, Oregon, who was recently awarded the curtain wall contract for the World Trade Center Tower One, has named Viracon, Inc. of Owatonna, Minnesota as their glass supplier for the project. The World Trade Center Tower One, also known as the Freedom Tower, is being devel

  • Energy Efficiency Made Easy

    Viracon expands VRE family of coatings with VRE-30 As debates over energy codes heat up, Viracon, the largest single-source glass fabricator in the United States, offers customers a new way to keep cool and meet code requirements: VRE-30. The latest addition to the popular Viraco

  • Viracon Introduces a Revolution in High Performance Glass

    New Viracon VNE63 Coating blends 'best of the best' With attention to sustainability growing as fast as the popularity of glass facades, Viracon introduces a revolutionary new coating designed to help architects achieve both design goals. The company's new VNE coating combines ex

  • Power House Glass

    Viracon couples the strength of laminated glass with low-e for super performance For all its benefits, laminated glass is not normally associated with high-energy performance - until now. Viracon, the largest single-source glass fabricator in the United States, is pushing laminat


Viracon Inc.
800 Park Drive
MN 55060
United States of America

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