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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Glaston’s Jumbo and FC Series lines set Al-Manna apart from the rest

“Our aim is to achieve the highest level of perfection with the glass we provide to the booming market in Saudi Arabia,” says Mr. Ibrahim and Mr. Dafeer Manna Al-Amri, who head up Al-Manna Glass in the country’s capital of Riyadh. Al-Manna is no stranger to Glaston. Established in 1952 by the father of Ibrahim […]

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 […]

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 […]

BVGlazing continues to build value for its customers

“Glass has become a feature of the building – not just something you’re looking through. That’s why all the glass we deliver must be of the highest possible quality,” says Andrew Dolphin, General Manager Glass Operations at BVGlazing in Toronto. “Glaston’s RC350 and FC500 have helped us expand our business to greater capacity with outstanding […]

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 […]

Ultra Tough invests in the future with two Glaston FC-zone upgrades

At the end of 2020, Ultra Tough from Welham Green, Hertfordshire, UK, finalized an agreement to purchase two Glaston FC-zone upgrades for their Uniglass 2448 UGT and UGC furnaces. The FC-zone replaces the existing heat chambers with Glaston’s enhanced system based on full convection with high air volume and closed circulation. The upgrades will be […]

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 […]

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 […]

PLG buys entry-level Glaston RC tempering line and then upgrades

“We’ve always been an important partner to the large window manufacturers in Finland. Listening to their needs and responding has helped us stay competitive in this market,” Tommi Nousiainen, CEO of PLG in Finland, explains. “We were not specifically looking for a tempering furnace. But when our customers began to require high-quality tempered glass, we […]

Lasiliiri upgrades its product family with Glaston’s FC-zone

“Although our goal is to be one of the leading smart and safety glass manufacturers in Finland, we didn’t have the time needed to install a completely new furnace,” says Raiko Mäkeläinen, Technical Manager at Lasiliiri. “Instead, we went with a significant Glaston’s FC-zone upgrade, which enabled us to leapfrog to the very latest heating […]

Jaakko-Tuote supersizes its capabilities with first Glaston Jumbo Series in Scandinavia

“Designers are working with even larger glass surfaces, which requires more tempered and tempered-laminated glass. So, we decided to boldly invest in technology that enables us to be in the game,” says Aki Harjunpää, CEO of Jaakko-Tuote of Finland. “Along with other machinery, Glaston’s FC-technology-based Jumbo Series is helping us specialize in highly demanding, world-class […]

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 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 […]

Bojar invests in Glaston FC Series to prepare for changes in glass quality regulations

“Be it architects, façade engineers or homeowners, people expect high-quality glass products with shorter delivery times. Execution, precision, accuracy and aesthetics all affect customer satisfaction – and higher customer satisfaction leads to extended relationships and more business. We are proud that Bojar is one of only a few companies in the market that offers tempered […]

Splendor Shower Door grows with US glass trends using Glaston RC Series

“For our current modernization project, undertaken during Christmas break in 2018, Glaston was by far the best vendor to work with,” says Tom Wanamaker, President of Splendor Shower Door in Holland, Ohio. “From start to finish, our experience with them was great. Communications, installation and training all went very smoothly.” Splendor Glass Door started as […]

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 […]

Tristar Glass improves quality and minimizes remakes

“I was very impressed at how quickly we were able to install the new ProL-zone upgrade on our existing lamination line – only 3.5 days – and I’ve been equally impressed with the high-quality output,” says Rob Carlson, Mechanical Engineer at Tristar Glass, Inc.’s Tulsa, Oklahoma facility. “Glaston’s convection technology has exceeded every expectation. The […]

Super Sealed Units chooses Glaston RHC upgrade to save downtime

“With growing demands in our market, we needed to bring our older Glaston furnace up to modern standards. Thanks to the installation done over Christmas break, we were able to save time – to get up and running quickly at the start of the year,” says Sanjay Meghani, Director, at Super Sealed Units Ltd in […]

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 […]

Independent Glass upgrades lamination with Glaston ProL-zone

“Integration is always the biggest risk when combining sections from two different manufacturers,” says Andrew Smith, Group Manufacturing Manager at Independent Glass. Speaking about his company’s recent upgrade, he continues: “The entire upgrade project with Glaston’s ProL-zone went very smoothly. We’ve now been able to increase our laminating capacity, run the line with flexibility and […]

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 […]

ABC Glass Processing selects Glaston’s RC200 for larger, thicker glass

To keep up with the demands of its customers, ABC Glass Processing started up its new Glaston RC200 tempering furnace in spring 2017. “Now we’re able to toughen glass in just a fraction of the time and in larger, longer and thicker sizes than ever before. This investment has enabled us to continue to serve […]

Amber-Glass selects Glaston to support its century-long growth

From a Polish family tradition, where knowledge of glass was passed through generations, Amber-Glass has accepted new challenges and changed with time. “Today, we are extending the possibilities of our glass processing business,” says Marcin Karel, Member of the Board and Production Director of Amber-Glass. “We’re doing this by using only high-end machines from the best […]

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 […]

Swedish Martin G chooses to simply upgrade furnace into 2017 model

Walking the extra mile for customers since 1899 Founded in 1899, Sweden-based Martin G Anderson has a long history in the glass business. Always ready to walk the extra mile to fulfill the needs of customers, the company completed an upgrade project to turn its 2008 Glaston tempering furnace into one ready for 2017. The […]

Dialum makes its customers’ dreams come true

For Dialum, an avant-garde glass processor in Santiago, Chile, keeping up with the latest technology available has always been natural. “This is what has helped us be chosen for some of the most prominent architectural projects in our region,” says Dialum’s owner Don Fernando Diez. “There is no such thing as a complex project – rather each […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Agnora creates oversized masterpieces for iconic brands

“Agnora is known for fabricating the largest architectural glass in all of North America. We’ve chosen to specialize in custom fabrication and oversized glass. We’re not a glass factory,” underlines Richard Wilson, President of Agnora, Inc., in Collingwood, in Ontario, Canada, about two hours north of Toronto. “To stay as the leader in this area, we continue to invest in […]

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 […]

Most successful premium tempering furnace of all times

Glaston sells over 130 FC500 units in just five years    Despite turbulence in the world’s economy and construction industry in particular, Glaston has set a new sales record with its premium FC500 tempering line for unmatched glass processing versatility and end product quality. In 2015 alone, Glaston delivered more than 30 FC500 tempering furnaces […]

Glass Team starts operations with top equipment line-up

“When you start up a glass processing facility from scratch, you need to know that you can be comfortable with your choice of equipment. We wanted to have technology that would give us the ability to process high-specification Low-E glass, reliable operation and local engineering support in case we need it,” says David Whitburn, Managing […]

Quartz Glass & Mirror makes tempering personal

Glaston RC200 brings service closer to customers “In the past, we tempered our glass some 40-minutes’ drive away. Since there were always delays, we decided to purchase a Glaston RC200 furnace and expand our offering to bring a faster, better service – closer to our customers,” Mariusz Lojowski, President of Quartz Glass & Mirror (QGM), states. “After careful consideration, we decided […]

TuffX Glass times it right

Glaston FC500 starts up according to plan “It’s perfect timing,” says John Tierney, Operating Directorof TuffX Glass, as his third and newest Glaston furnace, the FC500 is starting to roll out glass. “The market is back with a vengeance. Demand for high-performance glass used in the UK conservatories is starting to outpace supply. And we […]

TriStar Glass moves fast, adapts quickly to change

Second Glaston FC500 soon in operation “I’d say we’ve always been informed opportunists,” states Tim Kelley, owner of TriStar Glass. “What sets us apart is being able to move fast, to adapt quickly to change. We’re proud of being privately owned and independent. Our company has been built by our people who give us a […]

UniGlass Polska offers top-quality tempering with Glaston FC500

Creating lasting customers relationships From the beginning, UniGlass Polska has consistently pursued a dynamic growth strategy in providing high-quality glass and being a reliable supplier with short delivery times for its customers. In response to recently evolving customer requests, UniGlass purchased its first tempering furnace from Glaston. Thanks to the high quality and large capacity, […]

AluNile praises its experience with first exported Glaston FC500

For the past five years, Nile Aluminium & Metals Company, or AluNile, has had very positive experiences with Glaston’s first FC500 tempering furnace sold outside Finland. The company prides itself on designing and delivering truly aesthetic, economical and high-performance glass and aluminum solutions. With Glaston FC500, AluNile has expanded its capacities to process all types of highly demanding glass products for the Egyptian […]

Tufwell Glass Ltd gains greater capacity with Glaston RC200

Being highly focused on flat glass processes for partitioning used in the office industry, Tufwell Glass Ltd has carved out a unique and resilient position for itself in southeast region of England. Backed by over 30 years of business success, the company reached the point where it needed to increase its toughening capacity. The Glaston RC200 flat tempering furnace fit the company’s […]

European Glass sets records with first of two new Glaston FC500 lines

Headquartered in Park Royal, London, European Glass Group is the largest independent glass processor in the UK and Ireland with production in four facilities, including two in London, and sites at Swindon and Manchester. Staying at the forefront of the glass processing industry has always been the guiding principle for the company. This was also one of the main drivers late last year for […]

Independent Glass, UK reaches larger projects with Glaston FC500™

Independent Glass, one of the largest independent toughened and laminated glass manufacturers and merchants in the UK, chose the FC500 as its fifth Glaston furnace for use at its Quay Road site in Glasgow. Quality has been so good that the company is now capable of producing 2.8 mm toughened glass to ECER43 automotive standard and a thickness range of 2–12 […]

Glaston opens brand-new showroom in Finland

Opportunity to experience the future of glass processing technology During GPD 2015 this week Glaston will open its brand-new showroom in Tampere, Finland, to give guests a first-hand opportunity to see some of its latest glass processing technology in action. The main goal of Glaston’s new showroom is to present what is possible today as […]

Lindes of Mexico – Bringing comfort and sustainability to the people

Starting with innovative glass solutions for the building and housing market in 1980, Lindes, formerly Vidrios Marte, in Mexico City, Mexico, is today known for being an ambassador of sustainability. It is also the country’s leader in the fabrication and distribution of insulating glass. To help support its goal of bringing eco-friendly comfort to the people it serves, […]

Royal United Metal & Glass orders first Glaston FC500 in UAE

Exceeding expectations with quality and beyond Royal United Metal & Glass has its sights set high to create not only architecturally exceptional buildings and structures, but also to provide its United Arab Emirates market with quality glass that is second to none. The business plan for 2015 alone calls for a growth from the current 120 employees […]

PJB Glass Group chooses Glaston RC200

Serving all glass requirements After 10 years of experience with the Glaston HTF 2142 furnace, Paul Buckley, Managing Director of the PJB Glass Group, decided to complement his flat glass production offering by investing in a Glaston RC200 furnace. This will enable the company to increase production of a broad range of tempered glass types for customers. Flat […]

Anglian Windows selects Glaston FC500 for Norwich site

High capacity, low energy usage – and above all – quality As the UK’s leading home improvements company, Anglian Windows, a part of the Anglian Group, has chosen Glaston’s FC500 tempering furnace to replace an existing machine for its site in Norwich. With consumer confidence now growing again, and in particular the housing market picking up, the time seemed […]

Northern Express Glass stays unrivalled with Glaston FC500

Bigger bed, bigger capacity – far better quality For over 20 years, Northern Express Glass (NEG) has enjoyed controlled growth in its home region of Lancashire, England. The family owned and run company is most appreciated by its customers for offering quality at a competitive price. Until now, Glaston furnaces have been an aspiration for the company. […]

Strong 2014 for Glaston in UK

Throughout all of 2014, Glaston had exceptionally strong FC500 tempering furnace sales in the UK market. The latest contract signed in early December with European Glass Group is for two more FC500 lines, one of which will be the biggest FC500 furnace that Glaston has sold to date. This deal now brings the total number […]

Mid-American Glass moves into tempering with Glaston FC500

Helping customers expect more Located in Davenport, Iowa, USA, along the Mississippi River, Mid-American Glass (MAG) decided to invest in its first Glaston FC500 flat glass tempering furnace to offer its customers added value, higher quality and superior service. As a medium-sized wholesaler, fabricator and distributor of glass in the region for the past 27 years, MAG […]

Float Glass invests in Glaston FC500

Lower surface emissivity glass and superior flatness Float Glass Industries Ltd (FGI) of Manchester, UK, announce their decision to invest in Glaston’s FC500 flat glass temperingfurnace. “When we knew we needed to replace our oldest furnace, we went to see the Glaston FC500 in operation at another UK location,” Dawn Offland says. “The quality was […]

Ravensby chooses Glaston FC500 for new facilities

Well positioned to advance as market pick ups While demand in the UK market starts picking up again, Ravensby Glass Co Ltd has been busy preparing itself to advance when the market rebounds. The Scottish company based in Dundee, has completed its investment in a second manufacturing facility in the beginning of 2014 and is […]

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 […]

Al-Manna purchases two Glaston FC500 tempering furnaces

A long history of good business collaboration Traditions in the Saudi Arabian glass processing industry run deep at Al-Manna, a glass processing company started by Mr. Manna Al-Amri over 60 years ago. When his son, Ibrahim Manna Al-Amri took over at the helm of the company eight years ago, he continued to guide the company’s great […]

Tvitec launches Glaston RC350 with super size and performance

One of the Europe’s largest furnace for sophisticatedarchitectural glass Although the company was newly established in Cubillos del Sil, León, in northwest Spain in 2007, Tvitec (Technical Glass Transformed) has rapidly made a world-class name for itself when it comes to supplying demanding architectural projects internationally. Now with the most recent addition of Glaston RC350, it leads […]

Four more FC500 orders for UK market

For Q1 2014, Glaston has won yet another four premium FC500 tempering furnace orders for delivery to the UK. These orders follow four earlier FC500 orders placed by UK companies during 2013. According to Steve Brammer, Glaston’s sales manager for the UK and Ireland, these new agreements represent a significant market rebound in the UK, […]

The Day of Heat Treated Glass – the Latest Development and Possibilities

Architect forum at Glaston Finland, Apr 3-4.2014 A group of invited, international architects specialized in glass usage in buildings are gathering at Glaston Finland during this week to discuss about the latest development and possibilities of thin heat-treated glass. The two day seminar will cover the following topics: The latest possibilities of thin heat-treated glass […]

Four orders for Glaston FC500 during 2013 – Confidence on rise in UK market

Marking the return of confidence in the UK glass processing industry, Glaston received four orders in 2013 alone from customers in the market for its premium FC500 tempering furnace. Glaston FC500 represents the industry’s highest standard for processing glass with optical quality and energy efficiency. Glaston FC500 increases production capacity by up to 40% while consuming 30% […]

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 […]