Ceramic Industry

Pittsburgh Glass Works Improves Quality Systems, Names Director of Quality

September 17, 2010
Richard Corliss has been appointed director of Quality and will assume overall responsibility of PGW’s global quality organization.

Pittsburgh Glass Works (PGW) LLC announced that it is taking steps to enhance its quality systems in order to meet customer needs and continue to be a leader in the industry.

“As we continue to successfully deploy growth strategies and expand our customer base, both in the automotive replacement glass and OEM sectors, it is critical for us to continue to enhance our quality performance with our customers,” said Joseph D. Stas, executive vice president and CEO. “Operational excellence is more crucial today than ever due to increasing customer demands, as well as fierce competitive challenges. We are taking new steps to enhance our focus and to continue PGW’s growth as a premier global automotive glass organization.”

To this end, PGW has hired Richard Corliss as director of Quality. He will assume overall responsibility of PGW’s global quality organization, with a primary focus on collaborating with the company’s manufacturing and commercial teams to enhance its quality systems and meet customer needs.

Corliss has 35 years of management, quality and operations leadership experience. He most recently served as director of Engineering and Quality for Tinnerman Palnut Engineered Products.

For more information, visit www.pgwglass.com.