UPG in the News

UPG Celebrates Safety Milestone

United Plate Glass celebrates safety milestone - The Daily Item
Oct 25, 2020

 

United Plate Glass of Sunbury has achieved a milestone in the commercial glass and glazing industry — a 3-year safety award for zero incidents amongst its team members.


Glass and glazing is a challenging industry by nature. Glaziers work with sharp objects, install very heavy glass, and at times work in less than ideal conditions through poor weather or working from lifts.


“It’s impressive to not have a single stitch or a strained muscle over the course of 3 years with our team,” said Nate Lawrence, president of United Plate Glass.  “What’s even more impressive is that the safety success has coincided with our growth in sales.  I’m extremely proud of what the team has accomplished and I’m looking forward to the continued success as we live up to our tagline: Good people. Installing trust. On time.”


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Glass company protecting workers, customers across Pa.

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Glass company protecting workers, customers across Pa.

By Joe Sylvester for The Daily Item - May 10, 2020

 

SUNBURY — A local company is helping businesses around the state provide extra protection for their employees and customers.

United Plate Glass (UPG), Route 890, Sunbury, is producing and installing glass sneeze guards at businesses across Pennsylvania to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.


The new customers also are helping UPG, which had to lay off half of its 16 employees because non-essential construction could not operate during the state COVID-19 shutdown.


With construction allowed to resume on May 1, the company recalled its laid-off workers to catch up with the work and plans to hire up to a half dozen more, said UPG General Manager Nate Lawrence.


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