stryderryu wrote:This Pyrex is sadly American made. Why sadly, well it is because it is not what it used to be.
It is explained more on https://www.buy-it-once.com/wp/why-did-my-pyrex-dish-explode/
but basically it is now tempered soda-lime glass. Still ok, but not the Pyrex some came to know and love sadly. That is if the site is correct.
I have heard similar things. That being said, I have some Pyrex purchased recently and it's still thick, heavy, and functional. The one thing, for me, that sets Pyrex apart from other brands that sell glass containers with plastic lids is that the lids are just better quality. They fit well and don't get warped when they get warm (yeah, my lids sometimes go in the microwave, offset so they're not completely covering the top of the container, and then they end up in the dishwasher...), and that's not something I can say for the others. I have some newer replacement lids and they aren't quite the same, but they still fit really well and hold up to abuse.