Vitro Unveils Exciting Second Vitro X™ Innovation Partnership with ClearShield® Technologies

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Vitro Architectural Glass Announces Exciting Second Vitro X™ Innovation Partnership with ClearShield® Technologies

Vitro Architectural Glass, formerly known as PPG Glass, is proud to unveil its second Vitro X™ Innovation Partnership with ClearShield® Technologies, LLC, based in Chicago, Illinois. This strategic partnership program is dedicated to identifying and developing innovative solutions for the glass industry, addressing both current and future challenges.

ClearShield® Technologies: A Pioneer in Glass Protection

For over four decades, Ritec International Limited in the U.K. has been at the forefront of the “non-stick” easy-clean glass technology. ClearShield® Glass Protection, their revolutionary liquid solution for glass surface protection, enhances the clarity, visibility, and cleanliness of glass products over time. This remarkable technology can be applied during manufacturing or even to already installed glass, revitalizing stained or discolored glass to its original appearance through a unique renovation process.

A Global Impact on Diverse Applications

ClearShield® Glass Protection has found its way into various glass applications worldwide, ranging from architectural and solar panels to decorative, shower, marine, and residential glass. Moreover, its proven resistance to bacterial adhesion makes it invaluable for critical environments like hospital operating rooms.

Vitro X™: Pioneering Innovation for a Sustainable Future

As a catalyst for innovation, Vitro X™ Innovation Partnerships serves as an incubator for collaboration between Vitro and forward-thinking companies. By investing early and supporting groundbreaking ideas, Vitro aims to introduce new functionalities and services that benefit building owners and homeowners alike, from conception to installation and maintenance.

Through Vitro X™ Innovation Partnerships, a carefully selected group of visionary businesses, including ClearShield® Technologies, is revolutionizing the glass industry. Together, Vitro and its partners will bring cutting-edge products and services to market, enhancing and protecting glass surfaces while minimizing the need for exterior glass maintenance.

Embracing a New Era of Possibilities

Martin Bracamonte, Vice President of Marketing & Innovation at Vitro Architectural Glass, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We are thrilled to welcome Ritec International and ClearShield® Technologies as our second partner through the Vitro X™ Innovation Partnerships program. With their proven track record and extensive experience, we are excited to introduce this innovative glass protection product to leaders in the glass industry.”

To discover more about Vitro X™ Innovation Partnerships and explore the program’s benefits for potential partner businesses, please visit

Vitro X™ is a registered trademark owned by Vitro. ClearShield® is a registered trademark owned by Ritec.

Source: Vitro Architectural Glass with additional information added by Apazone

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