No reflection on the maker, just a consequence of the tactic.
as used in World War 2. Villaume were the only company in Minnesota to build the glider and completed 1500 of them. A local museum wanted an example and searched Europe only to find that there was nothing remaining because gliders were a one-way item. Launch them and abandon them.
Not a great article, and almost a year out of date, but the build was covered on CTV Canadian National News. As a WW2 nut and an aircraft nut as well, this is great news. They were a crucial element of Airborne operations, not least because they could carry Jeeps and some artillery, as well as well equipped troops and extra weapons and mortar teams.