Viracon – Why Work For Us?

All architectural glass fabricators may start out the same but that's where any similarity ends. It's what each fabricator brings to your project that makes all the difference.

From aesthetics, to strict environmental and energy specifications, to critical budget and delivery requirements, our input can make a difference. The fact is, our selection of innovative architectural glazing options combined with specification assistance and technical expertise can help make your vision a reality. Challenge us, you'll see.

Viracon is your single-source resource for innovative products, reliable service, valuable advice and technical expertise for:


  • Insulating
  • High-Performance Coatings
  • Insulating Laminated
  • Protective
  • Edgework
 
  • Laminated
  • Triple Insulating
  • Spandrel
  • Acoustical
  • Holes
 
  • Monolithic
  • Silk-Screened
  • Green Design / LEED
  • Heat-Treated
  • Notches


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As an international company, Viracon (a division of Apogee) offers the most complete range of high-performance architectural glass products available worldwide. Our success is dependent on attracting and retaining quality employees that not only believe in producing and delivering our glass products, but also strive to provide the total solution: glass that is well-designed, beautiful to look at, and performs to expectations. 

Viracon is a dynamic, growing company with a wealth of career opportunities. We offer employees challenging work that encourages learning and growth. There has never been a period when a career at Viracon has offered such exciting opportunities. The pace of change, the breadth of opportunities, the intensity of competition and most importantly, the need for leaders has never been as great as it is today.

Viracon employees share core values, common mission, and commitment to a quality product, a strong work ethic and a commitment to each other. Our employees are the key to Viracon’s success. 

We are committed to our employees by providing challenging work and training and development. We provide a dynamic wellness program including biometric screening, flu shots, health assessments, and weight loss and exercise programs.

Viracon offers a variety of rewards that extend beyond pay. A competitive financial and benefits package and employee programs.






 

FINANCIAL REWARDS

  • Competitive Wages
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employee Stock Purchase
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Employee Recognition Programs

 






 

HEALTH & WELLNESS

  • Medical & Dental Coverage
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life and Disability Programs
  • Wellness Programs

 






 

WORK AND FAMILY BENEFITS

  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Funeral / Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs

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It’s really the people that make Viracon an outstanding company! We hire smart and determined individuals who want to join a world class organization. Viracon rewards and recognizes individual and team accomplishments and contributions. We strive to create a culture where everyone can realize their full potential….not just doing what they are told, but doing things to their maximum ability. Our first commitment to our employees is to provide a safe and professional work environment with some of the latest state of the art glass fabrication equipment and systems. 

Our workforce is diverse not only in backgrounds but also in problem resolution and creativity. Viracon works hard to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can thrive, feel proud and become part of a winning team. We know that if our workforce is challenged with meaningful work and rewarded for contributions and efforts we will continue to maintain our position as the premier glass fabricator in the world.

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    I have been working at Viracon

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    Good benefits and pay. Five days off every other week.

    Cons

    Long hours but working three 12 hour shifts

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Additional Info

Website www.viracon.com
Headquarters Owatonna, MN
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1970
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Bringing class to glass, Viracon, a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, fabricates and installs architectural glass that has been treated with its glass-coating services. The company buys bulk, flat glass which then can be insulated, laminated, silk-screened, coated, or tempered for customers in the commercial and institutional glass market. Other end products include acoustical, blast-mitigating, heat-strengthened, spandrel, hurricane-resistant, and high-performance coated glass. Viracon has manufacturing facilities in Minnesota and Georgia. The company was formed in... More

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