Technology leader utilizing new opportunities

Glaston has a long history and rich heritage in technological innovation. In order to remain at the forefront of development, we consistently continue our investments in developing our core business technology portfolio as well as research and development activities. Our aim is to systematically bring to the market state-of-the art technology to meet our customers’ changing need.

32

Employees in R&D

257

Patents

50

Patent families

Glaston Technology Wall


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  • Automotive & Display Technologies
  • Heat Treatment Technologies
  • Insulating Glass Technologies
2019
Glaston Siru App
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2019
Glaston Siru App
Glaston Siru App based on AI was introduced during GPD 2019 conference.
2018
Bystronic glass B'JUMBO XXL
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2018
Bystronic glass B'JUMBO XXL
Bystronic glass presents the world’s largest insulating glass processing line B’JUMBO XXL in maximum dimensions of I.G. units up to 3.30m (11ft) x 18.00m (59ft)
2018
Glaston FC Series - 5th generation
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2018
Glaston FC Series - 5th generation
Launch of the fifth generation of Glaston FC Series tempering line
2018
Bystronic glass B'BRIGHT
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2018
Bystronic glass B'BRIGHT
Market launch of the B'BRIGHT generation of machines for processing display glass, e.g. automotive displays, monitors, TV screens and solar applications
2017
Glaston iLooK Anisotropy
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2017
Glaston iLooK Anisotropy
Launch of iLooK Anisotropy online quality monitoring system
2017
Bystronic glass B'CHAMP
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2017
Bystronic glass B'CHAMP
Development and market launch of the 5th machine generation, in addition to automotive glass, thin glass can also be processed, optimized arrangement of the machine components in linear form, faster changeover for model changes
2016
Glaston Matrix
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2016
Glaston Matrix
Glaston Matrix bending furnace for windshield is launched
2016
Glaston Insight platform
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2016
Glaston Insight platform
Glaston Insight platform for smart connectivity and intelligence of the machines is launched. A platform that gathers global processing data and transforms it into global production excellence, with Glaston Insight services, the customers can monitor their heat treatment machinery online and get immediate feedback from production, quality and maintenance, wherever they are
2015
Glaston ProL full convection flat laminating line
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2015
Glaston ProL full convection flat laminating line
Glaston’s ProL full convection flat laminating line is launched. Made as easy as possible to operate with a practically recipe-free process, the convection system provides accurate and optimized heat transfer, giving a consistently superb glass quality
2014
TPS® bevel joint in the corner
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2014
TPS® bevel joint in the corner
The finisher makes the patented TPS® bevel joint invisible.
2013
GlastonAir air flotation tempering technology
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2013
GlastonAir air flotation tempering technology
The GlastonAir air flotation tempering technology for thin glass tempering is launched. A completely new approach to glass heat treatment with unique air flotation technology, opportunity to produce the thinnest safety glass in the world
2012
Bystronic glass speed'line
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2012
Bystronic glass speed'line
Development and market launch of the speed'line. High-speed insulating glass line that produces triple I.G. units in the same time it takes other lines to produce double I.G. units
2011
Bystronic glass SPEED'SEALER
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2011
Bystronic glass SPEED'SEALER
Development of a high speed sealer with dynamic mixing system and fully automated material changing.
2010
Glaston FC500 & RC200
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2010
Glaston FC500 & RC200
New generation of Glaston flat tempering family introduced. The FC500™ flat tempering machine for tempering high quality Low-E glass at large production quantities with a patented energy-saving heating system and the RC200™ flat tempering machine to meet customers’ basic needs without compromising the quality of the end product. iLooK online quality monitoring system for automatic quality control of each glass sheet produced.
2009
Bystronic glass photovoltaic'tpa
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2009
Bystronic glass photovoltaic'tpa
Market launch photovoltaic'tpa, applicator for the production of photovoltaic thin-film modules for the solar industry
2008
Bystronic glass champ'speed
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2008
Bystronic glass champ'speed
Development and market launch of the 4th machine generation, faster cycle times, higher productivity, optimized yield, cutting on two bridges possible for the first time, fast grinding of automotive glass due to direct drive of the turntable
2005
Bystronic glass IG line for Super Spacer™
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2005
Bystronic glass IG line for Super Spacer™
Development & market launch of an automatic Super Spacer™ insulating glass production line, direct application of a flexible spacer from the roll onto the glass unit
2004
Tamglass ProL
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2004
Tamglass ProL
Tamglass ProL flat glass laminating line is launched
2003
Tamglass ProE MAGNUM
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2003
Tamglass ProE MAGNUM
Launch of Tamglass ProE MAGNUM jumbo size tempering line
2002
Tamglass ProBend
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2002
Tamglass ProBend
Launch of ProBend large architectural bending and tempering system
2001
Tamglass ProConvection
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2001
Tamglass ProConvection
Launch of Tamglass ProConvection tempering line
2000
Bystronic glass champ'compact
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2000
Bystronic glass champ'compact
Development and market launch of the 3rd automotive glass cutting machine generation, pre-cutting, cutting, breaking, grinding and drilling of automotive glass in one cell, new concept: Modular machine components, can also be used individually
1997
Embedded control system
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1997
Embedded control system
Embedded control system with QMS reporting feature launched
1996
Tamglass ROLS & Uniglass recirculated convection furnace
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1996
Tamglass ROLS & Uniglass recirculated convection furnace
Tamglass introduces the remote online system ROLS and Uniglass the recirculated convection furnace
1995
Lenhardt TPS® (Thermo Plastic Spacer)
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1995
Lenhardt TPS® (Thermo Plastic Spacer)
Market launch of TPS® (Thermo Plastic Spacer), the original from the inventor, direct application of a thermoplastic spacer to the glass unit, until today the most modern and flexible insulating glass production system in the world
1998
Easy-Lift
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1998
Easy-Lift
Launch of lightweight handling equipment such as Easy-Lift and accumulator suction frames.
1988
Tamglass HTBS
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1988
Tamglass HTBS
Launch of the Horizontal Tempering and Bending machine HTBS
1988
Bystronic PSM
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1988
Bystronic PSM
Introduction of the first CNC form grinding machine PSM for the automotive industry
1986
Fully automatic IG line with integrated frame production by Lenhardt
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1986
Fully automatic IG line with integrated frame production by Lenhardt
The first fully automatic insulating glass production line in the world with integrated frame production. Presentation of the first fully automatic insulating glass production line in the world with integrated frame production at glasstec '86 show in Düsseldorf
1984
Tamglass ESU
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1984
Tamglass ESU
Tamglass launches the serial windshield bending furnace ESU
1984
Tamglass HTF III
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1984
Tamglass HTF III
Tamglass launches the third generation horizontal oscillation tempering furnace HTF III
1983
First lifters and hoists
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1983
First lifters and hoists
Construction of the first lifters and hoists as well as maintenance work for Glaswerke Arnold and companies in the local area of Nuremberg, Germany.
1982
1st first fully automatic IG line by Lenhardt
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1982
1st first fully automatic IG line by Lenhardt
Presentation of the first fully automatic insulating glass production line
1981
1st Bystronic automotive glass machine generation
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1981
1st Bystronic automotive glass machine generation
Development and market launch 1st Bystronic generation for automotive glass. First CNC shape cutting machine KSM 81 for cutting automotive glass plates, concept single machines, the 2nd generation followed only one year later (1982)
1979
Tamglass HTF II
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1979
Tamglass HTF II
Tamglass launches the second generation horizontal oscillation tempering furnace HTF II
1975
Tamglass HTF I
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1975
Tamglass HTF I
Tamglass launches the first generation horizontal oscillation tempering furnace HTF I
1974
Bystronic XY74
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1974
Bystronic XY74
Development first CNC glass cutting machine XY74
1971
1st automated IG line by Lenhardt
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1971
1st automated IG line by Lenhardt
Development of the first automated insulating glass production line
1966
1st glass cutting machine by Bystronic
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1966
1st glass cutting machine by Bystronic
Market launch of the first glass cutting machine by Bystronic

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