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Southwall Technologies is all about Energy - Conserving, Controlling & Creating. Southwall is recognized worldwide as the leading innovator in the development and manufacture of high performance, energy-saving films and glass products.

As of  August 2, 2010, there were 28,831,089 shares of the registrant's Common Stock outstanding.
As of July 31, 2009, there were 28,709,222 shares of the registrant's Common Stock outstanding.

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Innovision Window Advantages made by Owens Corning

Innovision windows come standard with a high performance low-E, argon filled, double-pane insulated glass system complemented by three optional glass packages designed for early morning sun, all-day sun or intense heat exposure, and include multiple low-E coatings, inert gas and solar-reflective Heat Mirror(TM) film from Southwall Technologies. Innovision window dealers are trained on directional solar tuning to help buyers select the right window and the right glass for their specific exposures for maximum comfort and energy efficiency all day, every day.

 

Timeline

 1974 
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) obtains National Science Foundation funding and starts the School of Architecture Solar Energy Laboratory.
 1976
The founding group incorporates as Suntek and applies to the Energy Research and Development Administration (ERDA) for direct funding.  As a condition for the contract, Suntek must be located near a National Laboratory.  The company chooses Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories and relocates to Corte Madera, CA.
 1979
Southwall Technologies Inc. is established in Palo Alto, CA, to commercialize Heat Mirror® transparent insulation.
 1980
Heat Mirror®  88 introduced.
 1983
Company name is changed to Southwall Technologies, Inc
Heat Mirror®  77 and Heat Mirror®  55  introduced.
 1984
Southwall Technologies features in Fortune magazine’s 400 fastest growing companies in the U.S.
 1985
Heat Mirror®  66 and Heat Mirror®  44 introduced.
 1986
“Heavy Chevy”, the original van that was used to haul the company’s first laboratory equipment from MIT to California, is declared a “Southwall Technologies Historic Vehicle”.
 1987
Southwall IPO on NASDAQ June 5 (Symbol: SWTX).
 1988
Heat Mirror®  22 and Heat Mirror®  33 introduced.
 
 1989
Heat Mirror® with XUV fading protection is introduced and named “Technology of the Year” by the Association of Industrial Metalizers, Coaters, and Laminators (AIMCAL).
 1990
Southwall introduces the double-film, krypton-filled Superglass®  System.
Popular Science magazine chooses Superglass® as Best of What’s New  (December).
Architecture magazine features Southwall for its innovations in window technology.
 1991
Door & Window magazine recognizes Southwall with the Diamond Crystal Industry Achievement Award for its contributions to energy conservation.
Southwall’s contribution energy conservation also featured by ABC-TV, CNN and The National Audubon Society.
Silver Reflector film introduced to increase brightness in new and retrofit Fluorescent light fixtures, reducing commercial building energy consumption. 
 1992
California Series® laminated glass introduced, combining solar control with high light transmittance and low visible reflectivity.
HeatSeal® foam spacer introduced.
XIR® 75 solar reflective film for laminated automotive glass introduced.
 1993
Heat Mirror®  TC88 and Heat Mirror®  SC75 introduced.
Agreement with Pilkington Flachglas Automotive to develop XIR® film.
 1994
Solis® Clear Heat Control film introduced.  Solis is a transparent polyester film that is applied directly to windows to block approximately half of the sun’s heat and virtually all of the damaging ultraviolet radiation. 
 1995
Heat Mirror® film is featured on This Old House television series. 
Popular Science magazine chooses Heat Mirror® TC88 as the Best of What’s New (December).
Begin supplying SONY with anti-reflective film coatings for CRT monitors.
 1996
Agreement with Saint Gobain Sekurit to develop XIR® Laminated.
Heat Mirror TC 88 featured in McDonald’s restaurant in Bay Point, CA, designed as a model for energy efficiency.  Expected to yield a 25% reduction in electricity consumption.
 1997
Southwall architectural products featured on American Environmental Review  television show.
Audi and Renault are first to commercialize XIR® infrared reflecting film into automotive glass. 
 1998
Southwall  featured on 21st Century Home television show.
Superglass® Quad introduced.
Mercedes Benz S-Class automobile features XIR® films throughout the car. 
 1999
Popular Science chooses Southwall Heat Mirror® film as one of the 100 Top Inventions of the Millennium.
Southwall products featured on KPIX Channel 5 and KNTV Channel 11 news. 
 2000 
Southwall Europe GmbH established near Dresden, Germany.
Begin XIR® film production for growing European automotive market. 
 2001
PDX 2.4 film introduced for “Class A” EMI shielding and NIR blocking in plasma display filters.
 2002
Silver Reflector film introduced  for Notebook PC and LCD monitor backlights. 
 2003
PDX 1.5 film introduced for “Class B” EMI shielding and NIR blocking in plasma display filters . 
 2004 
Southwall celebrates its 25th anniversary.
 2005
PDX 1.0  film introduced for “Class B” EMI shielding and NIR blocking in plasma display filters.
 2007

 Launched new generation of V-Kool applied window films for architectural applications.

 2008
Launched Heat Mirror "S" film for commercial green building projects.
Established high-performance glass manufacturing joint venture in Chicago, Southwall Insulating Glass.
Heat Mirror voted year's Best Green Building Product by readers of ARCHI-TECH magazine.
 
 2009
Southwall supplies Heat Mirror insulating glass for Owens Corning INNOVISION family of fiberglass windows.
Southwall celebrates 30th anniversary.
 
 2010
Heat Mirror film selected as key enabling technology for the Empire State Building energy efficiency retrofit project.
Southwall acquires controlling interest in insulating glass joint venture.
Southwall awarded $1.4M from DOE to develop enabling technology for cost-effective, super-insulating R-10 windows.

 
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10 years since last post on this board, UKdude 05/24/2022 07:20:50 AM
#321 Solutia Commences Tender Offer to Acquire Southwall Technologies Inc. BSWB 10/25/2011 12:21:31 PM
#320 Nice gap up $King 10/09/2011 12:14:12 PM
#319 Solutia to Acquire Southwall Technologies Inc. MWM 10/07/2011 08:58:06 AM
#318 It's a great thing they are on the MWM 05/20/2011 09:58:03 AM
#317 The R/S got them to the Nasdaq which IrritableBull 05/20/2011 09:52:50 AM
#316 Very impressive numbers, after the R/S I've kind MWM 05/20/2011 12:09:36 AM
#315 Strong Q1 Numbers. I'm surprised nobody's mentioning them. IrritableBull 05/19/2011 11:43:42 PM
#314 Southwall Technologies Q4 Profit Soars - Quick Facts MWM 03/28/2011 08:59:43 AM
#313 1 for 5. Info below. aries4747 03/16/2011 12:47:27 PM
#312 Did you happen to catch the size of MWM 03/16/2011 12:42:35 PM
#311 SWTX(2.45): Southwall Technologies Reverse Stock Split Update aries4747 03/16/2011 12:38:58 PM
#310 Southwall Technologies Announces Landmark Project in China; Second MWM 02/24/2011 10:11:37 AM
#309 Dow Corning is an excellent partner! MWM 11/09/2010 10:18:16 AM
#308 Sweet news. $2.65 is HOY pps. aries4747 11/09/2010 10:13:04 AM
#307 Southwall Technologies and Dow Corning Corporation Join Forces MWM 11/09/2010 09:21:03 AM
#306 Like watching paint dry but still a nice mover! MWM 11/05/2010 10:36:28 AM
#305 SWTX News: Southwall Celebrates 30 Years of Energy aries4747 10/26/2010 09:09:20 AM
#304 $2.40 MWM 10/20/2010 09:56:01 AM
#303 $2.40 getting hit MWM 10/12/2010 03:45:47 PM
#302 Slow and Steady wins the race! MWM 10/11/2010 02:44:53 PM
#301 About the Empire State Building Retrofit MWM 10/08/2010 01:04:24 PM
#300 In a tree by the brook there is MWM 10/08/2010 11:32:50 AM
#299 Chart has me humming "Stairway to Heaven".... aries4747 10/08/2010 11:30:35 AM
#298 No Split, does not look like they are MWM 10/08/2010 11:29:26 AM
#297 Grrrr, wish I had held onto this now... BSWB 10/08/2010 11:26:58 AM
#296 $2.40! MWM 10/08/2010 11:25:05 AM
#295 MWRI has been a very large buyer over MWM 10/08/2010 11:10:08 AM
#294 SWTX looking for more today... MWM 10/08/2010 10:11:55 AM
#293 Decent earnings, some large projects under their wings, MWM 10/06/2010 03:36:42 PM
#292 Guess I should actually do some DD, eh? aries4747 10/06/2010 03:34:56 PM
#291 I grabbed a few more at $2.05 myself today! MWM 10/06/2010 03:33:51 PM
#290 Bought it on the chart alone right before aries4747 10/06/2010 03:32:07 PM
#289 Glad you got some! This is a good MWM 10/06/2010 03:31:01 PM
#288 Glad my measly early buys helped flip the switch. aries4747 10/06/2010 03:29:48 PM
#287 I've been waiting for a big day for MWM 10/06/2010 03:22:43 PM
#286 Geez, thought you promised SWTX was slow moving! aries4747 10/06/2010 03:21:12 PM
#285 SWTX Kabooom! $2.25! MWM 10/06/2010 03:20:12 PM
#284 $2.10 being cleared! MWM 10/06/2010 02:38:52 PM
#283 $2.05 cleared thanks to that big bidder! MWM 10/06/2010 01:54:49 PM
#282 Yep it's pretty legit! Thanks for taking a MWM 10/06/2010 12:59:43 PM
#281 Always love seeing relatively low OS's too. aries4747 10/06/2010 12:57:36 PM
#280 How the Empire State Building Is Pioneering the MWM 10/06/2010 12:57:22 PM
#279 Not an extremely exciting stock but has been MWM 10/06/2010 12:46:50 PM
#278 And you've been talking to yourself over here? aries4747 10/06/2010 12:44:40 PM
#277 MWRI bidding 25K shares at 2.045... MWM 10/06/2010 12:42:59 PM
#276 25K bid on L2 MWRI... MWM 10/06/2010 12:42:08 PM
#275 Wow, what a sweet chart, MWM. I'm in. aries4747 10/06/2010 12:41:39 PM
#274 All the volume is over $2! MWM 10/06/2010 10:19:11 AM
#273 Breakout! MWM 10/05/2010 11:16:25 AM
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