Founded in 1870, Glaston celebrates its 150 years anniversary in 2020: from a forest company to world’s leading glass processing technology company.
DIMECC Prize 2019 awarded to Kai Knuutila from Glaston & Heikki Huttunen from Tampere University for innovative collaboration especially in DIMECC MIDAS Program.
Glaston Siru App based on machine learning introduced during GPD 2019 conference.
Step Change 2019 program for start-ups and scale-ups in connection to the GPD 2019 conference was organized the second time.
Glass Performance Days 2019 (GPD) conference organized by Glaston gathered an impressive number of over 1000 international glass specialists with the theme of “All eyes on smarter glass."
Glaston signs an agreement to acquire Bystronic glass
Glaston divests its Tools business, specialized in manufacturing and sales of tools for glass and stone processing, to Italian Bavelloni S.p.A.
Glaston Support room is introduced at Glasstec 2018 show in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Glaston receives Mention of Honor for the most startup friendly company in 2018
Glaston participating in Finland’s first industry-oriented machine learning project called MIDAS. In addition to Glaston, the key actors of the two-year group project are Novatron, Nokia Technologies, Epec and Tampere University of Technology.
The world’s first Hack the Glass Hackathon event is arranged together with Business Tampere, Tampere University of Technology and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
Glaston organizes the first start-up event of the industry called Step Change in connection of the GPD 2017 conference.
Glaston iLooK Anisotropy online scanning of anisotropy is introduced.
The Glass Performance Days (GPD) event organized by Glaston celebrates its 25th year of service to the glass industry.
Glaston Insight platform for smart connectivity and intelligence of the machines is launched
Glaston Matrix bending furnace for windshields is launched.
Glaston invests in a California-based nanotechnology company.
Glaston ProL flat glass laminating line is introduced.
Glaston sells Pre-Processing machine business to Bavelloni Spa.
Glaston acquires the industrial property rights to all Glassrobots products.
Glaston introduces Glaston Genuine Care™ service concept.
The company sells the Software Business Area.
Launch of GlastonAir air flotation tempering technology for thin glass tempering.
Launch of the new generation flat tempering family and iControl™ automation system.
The acquisition of the German A+W Software Group.Business area Software Solutions is formed.
The company's name is changed to Glaston Corporation.
Kyro acquires Z. Bavelloni that is specialized in Pre-Processing machines.
Tamglass Goups's machine business is supplemented with tempering machine manufacturer UNIGLASS OY.
The Kyro Group's parent company is listed on the Helsinki Stock Ecxhange.
Tamglass introduces the remote online system ROLS.
Tamglass is granted the ISO9001 quality certificate.
The first Glass Processing Days (GPD) conference is organized.
The first bending and tempering line Tamglass HTBS is launched.
Tamglass launches the serial windshield bending furnace ESU
Tamglass launches the third generation horizontal tempering furnace HTF III
Kyro acquires the entire share stock of Tamglass Oy founded in 1970.
Tamglass launches the second generation horizontal tempering furnace HTF II
Tamglass launches the first generation horizontal oscillating tempering furnace HTF I
Tamglass is founded.The company specializes in windshield bending and lamination.
The company's name is changed to Oy Kyro Ab.
The first paper mill starts in Kyröskoski, Finland.
Hammaren & Co. is founded. Kyro's long and eventful story begins.
- Our journey starts