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 […]

Press Glass Inc. invests in world’s first Glaston ProL convection upgrade

Since establishing their presence in the US through an acquisition, Poland-based Press Glass has continued its brisk growth based on the same values that make it the #1 glass fabricator in Europe and the UK. The company’s latest US investment is a Glaston ProL convection control upgrade at its Ridgeway, Virginia, plant. Bringing European expertise […]

Emirates Glass expands its Glaston fleet with Jumbo Series

Emirates Glass LLC, one of the leading organizations in the glass industry and a long-time advocate of Glaston technology, continues its journey of innovation and quality enhancement with the installation of the Glaston Jumbo Series flat glass tempering line featuring Vortex Pro convection technology. This investment marks Emirates Glass’s commitment to delivering top-notch architectural glass […]

Glass Industry Fireside Chat -The way to sustainable growth

On June 14, just before the official Glass Performance Days 2023 Opening Ceremony in Tampere, Finland, Glaston hosted a Fireside Chat. At the forum, the distinguished GPD 2023 keynote speakers discussed with participants how to reach sustainable growth. The event was divided into three topics key to the industry today as it redefines the role […]

Glaston IG upgrade operations celebrate third anniversary

In February 2020, a brand-new Service Upgrade Insulating Glass Team was established at Glaston’s Neuhausen-Hamberg location in Germany. On February 1, 2023, the team celebrated its three-year anniversary. The goal of the team is to bring customers greater value through a lifecycle services approach, sustainable business growth and outstanding customer experience. “Our idea to set […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Custom Glass places trust in Glaston tempering technology

From ashes to flagship FC Series In January 2021, Custom Glass in Liverpool, UK, placed an order for Glaston’s FC Series tempering furnace line, which will be delivered to the factory in early June this year. Although Custom Glass has had positive experiences with three Bystronic glass, now Glaston, IG lines over the years, this […]

Interested in boosting your lamination business?

Maybe you’ve been thinking about adding lamination to your business offering. Or perhaps you already have older lamination machinery that isn’t quite working up to speed. Whatever your situation, Glaston is ready to help. We can help you start from scratch with our ProL laminating line with full convection that ensures the highest quality for […]

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 […]

Long Nhien builds capacity to serve Vietnamese automotive market

“The market in Vietnam for cars is very large with lots of room for growth. People are becoming wealthier, and sitting in a car is more comfortable than being on a scooter, which may be prohibited in the next few years,” says Nguyen Phuong Tran, Production Manager, and son of Long Nhien Automotive Glass’s owners, […]

TPS® CONQUERS THE AMERICAN RESIDENTIAL INSULATING GLASS MARKET

TPS® (Thermo Plastic Spacer) will once again be the focus of the Bystronic glass presentation at this year’s Glassbuild America from 17 to 19 September 2019 in Atlanta. Bystronic glass is the inventor of this «warm edge» technology and launched this system in 1994. This is the Original with more than 100 installed TPS® I.G. manufacturing lines […]

Glaston Showroom demos – a tour into innovation

As part of the Glass Performance Days (GPD) 2019 conference, Glaston hosted informative demo tours at its facilities on June 27 and 28. Visitors had the opportunity to see the company’s glass processing machines in operation, check the actual end product quality and hear first-hand about some of Glaston’s latest innovations. The tour began with […]

BYSTRONIC GLASS INSTALLS TWO INNOVATIVE B’VARIO TPS® IG LINES AT NORTHEAST BUILDING PRODUCTS IN PHILADELPHIA

In a fiercely competitive market, the high caliber standards of Bystronic glass are giving long standing customers a decidedly significant market advantage. With over 650 employees, Northeast Building Products, based in Philadelphia PA, USA, manufactures high quality, energy efficient windows, doors and ancillary products for the residential window and door market. Alan Levin, President of […]

Washington Art Glass invests in Glaston RC Series

“We’re the new kids on the block with our latest offering of digital ceramic printing on glass, bringing affordability to one-off glass pieces that can be tempered into a long-lasting masterpiece. It was all by chance that we met Dip-Tech at Glasstec in Dusseldorf in 2016. After 18 months, we’ve brought our business idea to fruition,” says Charlie […]

DISCOVER THE WORLD’S BIGGEST I.G. PRODUCTION LINE, MANUFACTURED BY BYSTRONIC GLASS

Longer – Heavier – Bigger! The B’JUMBO XXL insulating glass production line from Bystronic glass can be described using these three attributes that were inspired by the motto that was coined by Pierre de Coubertin for the Olympic Games. With this line, Bystronic glass is setting new benchmarks in architectural glass production: The production line measuring 165 […]

Vetroseal decides in favor of Glaston FC Series

“Since starting up my business 18 years ago, my focus has always been on providing excellent customer service and high-quality double-glazed sealed units. Delivering them the next day, if needed, has set us apart from our competitors,” says Eric Falisi, Managing Director of Vetroseal. “To raise our throughput and quality, we’ve just ordered Glaston’s FC […]

Glaston HTBS supports automotive glass exports from Egypt to the world

“Our definition of glass has changed over the years – from a simple see-through, solid material to a high-performance smart product,” says Mohamed Ezz El-Din, Technical Department Manager at DG Glass. “That’s why we have had to change too. Today, we’re investing in new technologies like Glaston’s HTBS bending and tempering furnace to change the definition of […]

Euroview completes changeover to stay on top

“With a company name change and a GBP 4 million investment in new machinery and equipment, Euroview Architectural Glass has set out to provide the finest specialized glass available to commercial applications across the UK. A key part of our drive for quality has been the addition of Glaston’s FC500 flat glass tempering furnace with the first iLooK online […]

Peterlee Glass expands – a celebration of 40 years of success

Glaston RC350 enables move to bigger glass sizes “Although October 2017 officially marked our 40th birthday, we’ve been celebrating throughout the entire year with a significant investment in new machinery that will help us continue to grow and thrive in the architectural glass sector. At the end of summer, we started up our new Glaston RC350 […]

Crystal Safety Glass improves performance – simply, quickly, economically

Outdated lamination line upgraded with Glaston ProL Enhancing its flat glass lamination line by replacing outdated components with new technology, Malaysia-based Crystal Safety Glass (CSG) turned an expensive problem into an unexpectedly positive experience. The move was not easy, but it helped bring the processor’s existing line back up to date with an impressive list of value-added features. For […]

Kensington Glass Arts challenges the startup of Glaston’s RC350

Sharpening the edge in a niche interior market Celebrating 40 years of being in business, Kensington Glass Arts decided it was time to upgrade its old Tamglass furnace to Glaston’s RC350. The deal-clinching factor was Glaston’s agreement to get the new furnace installed, commissioned and running saleable tempered glass in just three weeks. With his exceptional […]

HSA Lachowicz Krzysztof tempers glass for the first time – and finds it easy

Glaston FC500 selected for tempering It takes courage, market agility and a lot of effort for any business to grow and develop. For family-owned HSA Lachowicz Krzysztof in Poland, it took a bold move to tap into a new business and expand its offering to include tempered glass. But when there’s a reliable equipment supplier […]

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 […]

ONE OF THE LARGEST ORDERS OF AUTOMOTIVE GLASS PRE-PROCESSING EQUIPMENT OF ALL TIMES RECENTLY PLACED WITH BYSTRONIC GLASS

At Bystronic glass – in Buetzberg (Switzerland) in particular – there is much delight. The specialist in automotive glass pre-processingequipment is thrilled to have won recently one of the largest orders ever for champ’speed automotive glass cells. A considerable number of Bystronic glass champ’speed cells will be delivered during 2017 and 2018 to several production plants of […]

Al-Hadi Glass Industries lifts its level of professionalism

Glaston FC500 reaches high performance “Once we saw Glaston’s FC500 at Glasstec in Dusseldorf a few years ago, we knew that this was the tempering furnace for us. High-performance glass is required in our region, since temperatures soar to +50°C. And high-performance glass needs high-performance machinery. This is what Glaston’s FC500 tempering furnace is providing […]

Peterlee Glass celebrates 40th anniversary with major growth

Glaston RC350 helps aim for the top “Glaston’s RC350 opens up new opportunities for the architectural market. This furnace is part of our major multimillion-pound investment project for a prestigious new factory that will enable us to serve our customers with larger pieces of processed glass, better toughened lamination quality and a wider portfolio of […]

RELIABILITY OF TPEDGE MODULES SUCCESSFULLY TESTED

Within the scope of the »TPedge« project, Bystronic glass has cooperated with scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (Fraunhofer ISE) in Freiburg regarding the development of a process for the industrial production of innovative PV modules based on a Fraunhofer patent. Numerous prototypes of these TPedge modules have now been subjected to […]

Village Glass to use data as key to develop business

Glaston FC500 with first iLooK in the UK “When I came to Village Glass in May 2015, I was excited about the opportunity to grow the business to become the largest independent producer of glazed units in the UK. Data is key to develop any business. That’s why we decided to invest in Glaston’s FC500 […]

New business opportunities with Glaston Matrix for Shandong Donghao Autoglass

With quality as a priority, the Shandong Donghao Autoglass in China chose Glaston Matrix to bend even the most demanding windshield shapes and meet the highest OEM standards. Founded in 2009 in Liaocheng City, Shandong Donghao Autoglass is one of the biggest automotive glass companies in China, processing all kinds of glasses for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, […]

United Plate Glass shares best kept secret

Glaston heating chamber replacement for tempering furnace “When you’re basically happy with the quench and your bed size, it becomes a no-brainer to change the furnace chambers with Glaston’s chamber replacements to get a completely new furnace. The best thing – you’re only paying about half the price of a new furnace and you get […]

Glaseksperten gets better than expected results

Glaston ProL-zone upgrade for old lamination line chamber “It’s really something when you have a new section installed in between all the old, and everything works seamlessly both mechanically and electrically,” says Lone Kjaer Joergensen, Production Manager of Glaseksperten A/S in Hjorring, Denmark. “I was really excited and a bit nervous, but with our new Glaston ProL-zone upgrade, we got […]

50 YEARS OF MACHINES FOR INSULATING GLASS UNIT PRODUCTION

Two years after Bystronic glass in Bützberg, Switzerland celebrated its 50 year anniversary, the Neuhausen-Hamburg division in Baden Württemberg, Germany followed suit. This location has been developing, manufacturing and shipping machines and insulating glass production units all over the world since 1966. Employees, their families as well as former employees all celebrated this major company […]

Equipped for the future thanks to 50 years of experience

When the glasstec trade fair opens its doors in Düsseldorf on 20-23 September 2016, Bystronic glass will present more than 50 years of experience, innovations and trends in insulating glass manufacturing as well as automotive glass pre-processing at Stand A38/E38 in Hall 14 true to the motto “Mission next 50 years“. Two years after celebrating this […]

70 TPEDGE MODULES ON THE FRAUNHOFER ISE FAÇADE IN FREIBURG

It is only recently that 70 TPedge photovoltaic modules have adorned the external façade of Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE) laboratory in Freiburg (Germany). These modules are a joint development between Bystronic glass and the Fraunhofer ISE. Ten of these modules were already integrated into the façade in 2013 and still they continue […]

SEMCOGLAS USES INSULATING GLASS WITH THERMOPLASTIC SPACERS

When Semcoglas added the german Aschaffenburg location to its Company Group in October 2003, the production facility only had an old glass cutting facility and a small insulating glass line at its disposal. Since the start of this year, Semcoglas has now been working with an ultra-modern Bystronic glass production line for the manufacture of […]

ENTRY MODEL FOR THE INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION OF INSULATING GLASS

Bystronic glass has recently launched the comfort’line to the European Market designed for the production of insulating glass. Bernhard Schmitt, Managing Director of Bystronic glass in Neuhausen-Hamberg, Germany states that, “Working with the line is comfortable, quick and precise providing the ideal entry into solution for industrial insulating glass production”. He explains “At the same time, the […]

TPedge MODULE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES MECHANICAL LOAD TEST

The TPedge module, jointly developed by Bystronic glass and the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE has successfully completed the mechanical load test and hail impact test. The characteristic features of the TPedge module technology are the local fixing of the cell array – without lamination – and a glass edge sealing. The TPedge modules in the full-format measuring 1636 […]