Carlex licenses Oakridge National Laboratory product

Don Michelotti, President of Carlex Glass America, LLC continues the drive toward discovering innovative solutions for our valued automotive customers.  He recently met with David Dean, Associate Laboratory Director for Oak Ridge National Laboratories’ Physical Sciences Directorate to sign an exclusive licensing agreement for optically clear, superhydrophobic coating technology. The coating is aimed initially at advancing glass products for the automotive sector.  See why we’re the supplier of choice AND employer of choice at and read more about ORNL and Carlex.


Based out of Nashville, Tennessee, Carlex Glass America, LLC is a premier global Tier 1 supplier of original equipment and replacement glass for the Original Equipment Manufacturers automakers and aftermarket industries. Carlex is a subsidiary of Central Glass Co., Ltd., of Japan.