is a brief letter intended to give you the history of Glass
America / Performance Glass. The company was started in South
Florida in 1996 by Lyle Hill. Mr. Hill has been president of MTH
Industries since 1980. MTH Industries is based in Chicago, IL. and is
one of the largest contract glazing companies in the United States
While MTH Industries is based in Chicago, Glass America / Performance
Glass is operated and managed by experienced local personnel.
Our company targets a small client base, which expects top quality
products and installations and realizes that those items are not
typically provided by the lowest bidder. We accomplish theses tasks by,
first, selecting the finest quality impact resistant manufacturers and
products on the market. We also have our own Miami Dade County Product Approved large missile
fixed window impact resistant system that we install primarily on
Secondly, and even more importantly, our field crews and project
managers possess both the experience required to perform installations
of the highest quality and the knowledge to examine all surround
conditions of the window or door openings that may be a possible source
of water infiltration in the future.
All of our installers are required
to attend and complete installation-training programs when offered by a
particular manufacturer, to insure
that the end product is installed per that manufacturer’s standards.
All field crews are supervised by superintendents who have a minimum of
10 years of experience in the South Florida market.
Furthermore, our upper management staff
has a combined 75 years of experience in the South Florida construction field specializing in glazing, hurricane protection and retrofits, and water
infiltration testing and detection.
Louis Ferrusi - Vice President