Our History


Today, Techni-Glass employs over 120+ people in a 100,000-square-foot facility. We also offer a variety of glass services, including digital printing, providing 55+ glass types to over 20 industries.


Completed 12,000 square feet addition

Winter 2019
Techni-Glass received their Insulating Glass Certification through NAMI that certifies Aluminum Spacer/Polysulfide and Superspacer/Hot Melt Butyl. This certification meets or exceeds ASTM E2188-10/2189-10/2190-10/ASTM E2649-12.
Spring 2018

Techni-Glass was European certified through TUV Rheinland Mobility Automotive Division (E 32)

Fall 2017

In the fall of 2017, Techni-Glass completed a $1.5 million expansion project that added 17,000 square feet to the facilities and created 54 new jobs. The new space has a new furnace and is used for glass cutting among other things.

Fall 2016

Techni-Glass is DOT certified (DOT 1071) through Element Materials Technology

Top Employers

Techni-Glass Inc. was recognized by the Tri-Cities Business Journal in 2005 as one of the Top 40 Employers in Hawkins County, Tennessee.


Techni-Glass is ranked #293 on the 2003 Inc. 500. This is Inc. Magazines’ annual list of the 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America. The growth is primarily attributed to the chartered employees who together share over 300 years of experience in the Glass Fabrication industry.


A 10,000 square foot addition is added.


Techni-Glass begins tempering glass.


Techni-Glass opens with 5 employees in 1997 doing only glass screen printing in a 15,000 square foot facility. Since the beginning, Techni-Glass has been Architectural Certified for all thicknesses from 3mm through 15mm Tempered Glass.

Early Beginnings

At age 19, Pat Murphy went to work for a small glass plant in Sweetwater, TN. Over time, he grew into management and pursued a deeper education. 14 years in (early 30s) Pat took an opportunity to move to CA to spin up a new plant for his employer. After this (1.5 years), moved back to TN to work with parent company, AFG. Went to work for another volume glass after market company in TN for 6 years.

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