National Geographic : 1966 Jun
They're cleaning our windshields on the 34th floor Some of today's new skyscrapers have much in common with our Mustangs and Mercurys. The glass for both was made by Ford. Ford has the largest single flat-glass facility in the world. Our total yearly production is equal to a sheet of glass of al most one-quarter of a billion square feet. Glass used for sky scraper walls, insulating windows, mirrors, shower doors. Even glass for bullet-resistant windows in armored cars. Today, we go wherever new ideas take us. Our Philco subsidiary designed NASA's Gemini Mission Control Center. A new electronic teaching aid, "Savvy,' is help ing children think logically. Our idea of two front axles for pick-up trucks means a smoother ride. A company of bold new ideas in many varied fields-that's what the familiar l"What's that make us, Frank, blue Ford oval stands for today. windshield wipers?"