2000 E. Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50317 | jim@clarkglass.com
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Clark Glass Inc.
Clark Glass Inc.

Family Owned and Operated In Des Moines, IA since 1952.


Our History

Charles (Slim) Clark opened “Slim Clark Glass Shop” in 1952 at his home in Des Moines, Iowa. A little bit after the opening Charles (Bud) Clark Jr. joined his father Slim creating the family business that is dedicated to quality glass craftsmanship. By the late 1950's Slim Clark Glass shop moved from Slim's home to its very own commercial shop. Slim retired from the family business in the mid 1960's leaving Bud Clark in charge of the family owned and operated shop. Slim Clark's Glass Shop became incorporated in 1967 and was newly named “Clark Glass Shop Incorporated”. Four of Bud's sons; Jim, Tim, Tom and David joined their father in the family business in the late 1970's.
By 1978 Clark Glass Shop Inc. moved to their current location at 2000 E. Grand Ave. in Des Moines, Iowa. Bud Clark decided to retire and sell the company to his sons in 1987. Thus keeping the business in the family and evolving the company that Des Moines, IA know and trust today. Clark Glass Inc. completed their first million dollar project in 1989. Becoming one of the top tiered sub glazing and glass contractors in Des Moines, Iowa. Employing skilled glaziers and iron workers Clark Glass Inc. continues its success as a 5th generation family owned business. Call us today to schedule a consultation today at 515-262-5662.