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Our museum library does not have resources to identify current flat glass products.
To learn more about options for glass that may be used to create Shoji screens, contact the Decorative Glazing Division of the Glass Association of North America (GANA). The division is "comprised of manufacturers of decorative glazing products, their suppliers, and installers/glazing contactors." For more information: http://www.decorativeglazing.com/; GANA: http://www.glasswebsite.com/
You may wish to explore the web for additional flat glass manufacturers associations, but the Decorative Glazing Division seems to meet your goals. Others include:
Major flat glass manufacturers include:
There are web listings of flat glass companies:
You may wish to consult a materials library for specific ideas for plastic or glass, for example: https://www.arlisna.org/publications/arlis-na-research-reports/publications-archive/162-resource-guide-materials-libraries
Please let me know if you would like me to explore other options or questions.
The Corning Museum of Glass is currently closed to the public effective March 16 through April 22, 2020, as a precautionary measure for public health and safety. As a result, resources available to answer your questions are extremely limited. During this closure, you may be interested in searching our Ask a Glass Question FAQs or reviewing our Research Guides on various topics. We also highly recommend checking out The Corning Museum of Glass on YouTube for hours of artist demonstrations, lectures, and special events. Thank you for your patience.