Glaston at China Glass 2024 – showcasing glass processing innovations

When the markets and industries keep changing, it is good to keep the essentials in mind – trusting the originals when choosing technology providers and partners to support you every step of the way. At this year’s China Glass, we will be showcasing some of our latest technology developments. Below are just a few of […]

Boosting profitability by up to 30% with Glaston solutions and services

Glaston, a pioneer in cutting-edge glass processing technologies, continues to advance automation solutions that improve the quality, efficiency and profitability of glass tempering. Effortless glass tempering with Autopilot Glaston Autopilot is the company’s newest technology in the field of tempering automation. This groundbreaking system provides fully automated glass tempering, taking care of all necessary settings […]

Glaston JUMBO XXL allows AGC Interpane to maintain its leading-edge

“I walk through our insulating glass production facility every day with pride,” says Daniel Bruckelt, Production Manager Insulating Glass of AGC Interpane in Plattling, Germany. “Not just because everything is so well organized and structured, but also because Glaston has given us a coherent concept for our unique insulating glass (IG) production. And this is […]

Glaston introduces ACTIVE’SEALER: A new addition to the sealer product family

We recently unveiled our latest sealing robot for insulating glass units – Glaston ACTIVE’SEALER. This innovative addition expands our sealer product family, complementing the high-end Glaston SPEED’SEALER and bridging the gap for the mid-range market. Its excellent mixing and dosing quality is based on all our approved two-component sealants. ACTIVE’SEALER is an efficient yet economical […]

GlassBuild America 2023 – Glaston is shaping the sustainable future of glass

Now is the time to focus on energy efficiency, quality and automation with every piece of glass processed. Below are just some of our latest developments that will be showcased at GlassBuild America 2023. In insulating glass manufacturing Glaston‘s new automatic sealing robot ACTIVE‘SEALER is an ideal entry-level solution for the automated sealing process. Thanks to the […]

VITRUM 2023 – Glaston is shaping the sustainable future of glass

Now is the time to focus on energy efficiency, quality and automation with every piece of glass processed. Below are just some of our latest developments that will be showcased at VITRUM 2023. In flat glass tempering – AI and automation Glaston is developing advanced heating and cooling technologies for the best glass quality, outstanding […]

Glaston RC Series proves to be the right move

“For nearly 25 years, our second-hand Glaston tempering line served customers with quality glass tempering. But after numerous upgrades and rebuilds, it was simply time to invest in a new tempering line. Glaston’s RC Series fit our needs. Now, we’re looking forward to operating it for the next 20+ years,” says Mats Pihlqvist, Site Manager at Industriglas […]

Reducing energy use by 30% with Glaston RC Series

“We had an excellent opportunity to replace our two older tempering furnaces with one new Glaston RC Series line to reduce energy consumption, avoid problems with outdated spare parts and beef up our production with more automation,” says Samir Bou Obeid, Chairman of AURYS. AURYS is one of Europe’s leading processors of decorative glass products […]

Glaston’s RC Series joins existing FC line – Maggie meets Louie Noodles

“Maggie gives us outstanding flexibility to temper 3 to 19 mm glass. Louie gives us purpose – to temper the best heat-strengthened and heavy commercial insulated glass,” says Michelle Magyar, President of Mid-American Glass. Not many tempering furnaces are fortunate to be christened with human names. But then, not many have an owner who treats […]

Glasstec 2022 – Glaston is shaping the sustainable future of glass

Now with face-to-face events taking place once again, we are more than happy to meet our glass industry friends in person again at this year’s glasstec 2022. Below are just some of our latest developments that will be showcased to the participants at this year’s glasstec 2022. In flat glass tempering – with AI and […]

Enabling world-leading glass solutions

In celebration of the International Year of Glass 2022 – a year dedicated to celebrating glass by the United Nations, Glaston is spreading the word of using glass to build a better tomorrow.  In a video published today, Glaston presents its key glass processing technologies.  Glass is highly appreciated for being practical, decorative, and sustainable. […]

Glas Herzog’s smooth startup of Glaston SPEED BOX IG line

“We have a great deal of confidence in our supplier,” says Andreas Herzog, Sr., Managing Director of Glas Herzog. “Our cooperation with former Bystronic glass – and now Glaston – is just as you would want it to be as a customer. In fact, we’re one of their oldest customers – 44 years and counting.” […]

Walshs Glass in Australia upgrades with Glaston’s Roller Heat Control (RHC)

In January 2021, Walshs Glass in Western Australia began using their Glaston RHC upgrade, enabling them to improve glass flatness and optical quality. “Today, we’re positioned to take advantage of the rapidly changing glass processing demands in Western Australia,” says Steve Cuff, Executive Operations Manager at Walshs Glass. Walshs’ first experience with Glaston was with a […]

Glaston’s CHAMP 25 helps Paragon meet growing demands

“When we saw the CHAMP 25 a few years ago, we knew this was the future we should pursue for our next round of capital expenditures,” says Dan Wright, CEO of Paragon Tempered Glass.   Dan and his colleague Wes Brigner, Director of Manufacturing, already knew Bystronic glass and Glaston well from their vast experience […]

Glaston at VITRUM 2021

After the long break, we’re happy to meet you once again in person at this year’s VITRUM! It will truly be a welcome opportunity for us all to catch up and share news on the latest developments. We’re looking forward to hearing more about your business. Let’s celebrate being closer in touch – and explore […]

Glaston at GlassBuild America 2021

After the long break, we’re happy to meet you once again in person at this year’s GBA! It will truly be a welcome opportunity for us all to catch up and share news on the latest developments. We’re looking forward to hearing more about your business. Let’s celebrate being closer in touch – and explore […]

Vortex Glass aims to serve Florida and the Caribbean with the best

All tempering, laminating and insulating glass lines from Glaston Vortex Glass started its first phase of operations in March 2021 with tempered glass for the Florida and Caribbean construction and architectural markets as they begin to rebound. By the end of this year, Vortex Glass will provide the full range of tempered, laminated and insulated […]

KellGlass chooses Glaston to help add value

KellGlass Limited in Ireland has just installed its first Glaston RC Series furnace in March 2021. The company, located just north of Dublin, plans to use the furnace to add value for its customers in both the double-glazed glass and processing market.  Patrick Kelly, owner and founder of KellGlass Limited, began thinking about purchasing a […]

AGP invests in two Glaston FC furnaces side by side

“We designed our brand-new plant to deliver high performance results, combining our vision for machinery with our personnel selection to offer a superior product and service to our customers. We chose two Glaston FC tempering lines for repeatable and reliable quality results,” says David Bunting, General Manager of Architectural Glass Products (AGP) AGP will supply […]

Glassworks chooses Glaston FC Series to innovate products in glass

“Our aim has always been to bring the best technology and machinery from around the world to serve our market with highly customized solutions in glass,” says Michael Gleeson, Executive Director of Glassworks, in Melbourne, Australia. “With the addition of the Glaston FC Series furnace, we are now capable of handling even larger and more sophisticated pieces, bringing new dimensions in glass innovation to Australia.”

Glaston Group at Eurasia Glass 2020

This year, Glaston is celebrating 150 years of business, thanks to our ongoing track record of being an innovator, frontrunner and visionary thinker. Today, we’re moving beyond machinery manufacturing to automated processes. As one of the first to seize the opportunities of the digital age, Glaston focuses on artificial intelligence and cloud-based services to bring […]

NEW APPS CONNECT MACHINES

Nowadays, machines can be programmed in such a way that continuous monitoring and optimization of production is possible. Bystronic glass offers its customers valuable and sophisticated software add-ons with new apps for the B’CHAMP automotive glass and the B’BRIGHT display glass production cells. The question of connecting the business world using the keyword “Industry 4.0” […]

High quality requirements driving North American demand

Throughout the year, demand in the architectural glass market in North America has remained strong while customers are focused on growing their business with more advanced products and increased automation. Tightening building regulations and higher quality standards for glass are driving investments for improvements in heat treated glass. As reported in Glaston’s interim reports, the […]

Glaston & Bystronic glass at VITRUM 2019

Showcasing solutions for better uptime, product quality and customer service Digitalization is now more than just a passing trend. Glass processors who have connected to the power behind the data are showing concrete results. These are the pathfinders who want to get more information – easily and automatically – from their equipment and machinery. They’ve […]

Glaston at Glasstec 2018: Better data leads to uptime and quality

As our industry has started to embrace digital technology to improve performance, Glaston is helping customers put the power of the data to work for them. Those glass processors who have taken the leap already are realizing tremendous gains. It’s actually easier than you think: by being connected and getting better information from your machinery, […]

Janne Puhakka starts in new Glaston position as ICT Director

On March 1, 2018, Janne Puhakka, took over the newly-created position of ICT Director. He’s excited to help Glaston change from being a production-driven company to a more service- and data-driven one. According to Sasu Koivumäki, Senior Vice President, Machines: “Glaston has been investing heavily on digitalization – and through digitalization, ICT has become an […]

Glaston at China Glass 2018 – Better data leads to uptime and quality

As our industry has started to embrace digital technology to improve performance, Glaston is focused on helping customers put the power of the data to work for them. Those glass processors who have taken the leap are already realizing tremendous gains. It’s actually easier than you think: by getting better information from your machinery and […]

Kai Knuutila appointed as Glaston’s Digitalization Manager

Starting at the end of August 2017, Kai Knuutila took the helm as Digitalization Manager, a newly-created position at Glaston. His goal will be to bring the power of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to glass processing equipment, to foster solutions within the company that lead to a brighter future by embracing the power […]

Kimmo Kuusela as new Sales Director for Glaston North America

As of the beginning of November 2017, Kimmo Kuusela has been appointed as the new Sales Director for North America. He will be located in Glaston’s office in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, just outside Philadelphia, to oversee the sales of all Glaston products in the US, Canada and Mexico. The goal of this new position […]

GPD 2017 – Celebrating 25 years

Where we’ve come from; where we’re heading The Opening Ceremony of the 25-year-old Glass Performance Days conference (GPD) that took place in Tampere’s TähtiAreena on June 28 was filled with music, fireworks and high-energy presentations to support the spirit that makes GPD so unique. Combining tradition with a look into the future, an impressive line-up […]

Tambest upgrades performance with control system

“Over the years, we’ve always been able to differentiate our offering by providing the very best quality with very short delivery times. Recently, our reputation has enabled us to win challenging architectural glass projects from many countries around the world,” says Keijo Uusitalo, Production Manager of Tambest in Forssa, Finland. “To keep our performance at such a high level, we decided to […]

Metro Performance Glass upgrades with Glaston iControL

Producing higher quality at lower costs Established 26 years ago, Metro Performance Glass is the newly upgraded brand name for a well-respected glass company that until just recently has been known throughout New Zealand as Metro GlassTech. The company is also a longterm customer for Glaston since purchasing its first tempering furnace in 1994. While refreshing its […]

A control system upgrade brings you into this millennium

How would you define a lifecycle-long commitment to customers? For us, it means taking equally good care of new customers as well as those who have been doing business with us since the very beginning in the 1970s. The latest and most advanced control system of the market, Glaston iControL is now available as an upgrade […]