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A company with a long, successful history in #YesWV – Meet Paul Wissmach Glass Company


For the past century, Paul Wissmach Glass Company (PWG) have honed their craft and created beautiful, functional art in Paden City, West Virginia. Opened in 1901, the company began manufacturing colored sheets of glasses for stained glass and art studios, as well as for manufactured items like tile and lighting. PWG prides itself on constantly introducing new colors and types of glass to meet the demands of today’s glass artists and designers.

Recently, PWG launched a new product. The company is producing Crystal Clear Easy Melt ™-  a product aimed to appeal to blown glass artists. The product is high clarity with no blue or green tint and is fast-melting with long workability. So far, the product has gone over quite well with PWG shipping 100,000 pounds of the product since its official launch in late 2021.

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