Cardinal IG Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cardinal Glass Industries, which is a private, management-owned company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minn. With more than 5,500 employees, the company operates over 25 factories throughout the United States. It offers a range of products for magnetron sputtering, glass research and development and residential glass applications. Cardinal Glass Industries supports research activities and education and the advancement of building science in partnership with the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Center for Glass Research, Society of Vacuum Coaters, Window & Door Manufacturers Association and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance. It provides float, tempered, laminated coated and insulating glasses. Cardinal Glass Industries maintains one of its locations in Tumwater, Wash.