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 […]

Glaston CNC96 upgrade kit now available to extend machinery lifetime

Proactive lifecycle support Glaston, a leading innovator in glass processing solutions, has introduced its CNC96 upgrade kit for automotive and architectural glass-cutting equipment. This upgrade enhances the CNC96 control system while modernizing any components at the end of their life. The CNC96 upgrade kit is part of the company’s larger lifecycle support offering to keep […]

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 […]

The power of saving energy with new technology

Energy efficiency is one of the key ways to make the electricity you use in production go further. Each time you save energy, you cut your electricity bill. This significantly contributes to mitigating climate change and increasing your profitability. Glaston continues to push the development of modern glass processing technology to meet production needs with […]

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 […]

Jaakko-Tuote raises volume and energy efficiency

“The idea of investing in Glaston’s ProL-zone laminating furnace started as an R&D project for us. We wanted to see how it functions on one of our own safety glass lamination machines built in-house. The goal for us is to raise capacity and improve our lamination line’s energy efficiency. We’re starting an extremely demanding safety […]

Kristal keeps delivering outstanding glass with Glaston upgrade

“We purchased the Glaston iControL and scanner upgrade to solve any concern with software or spare parts availability before they became an issue. Once installed, the upgrade helped us win a large glass façade project in Indonesia that required extremely high quality. Both we and Glaston can be proud of the high level of quality […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Glaston at VITRUM 2017

Glaston puts you in control of anisotropy At VITRUM 2017, Glaston will showcase its brand-new products that promise to take glass processing performance and quality another notch higher. These include flat tempering and laminating technologies that take advantage of digitalization, products for scanning anisotropy and a way to improve throughput by monitoring an entire factory. Glaston […]

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 […]

Glaston at GlassBuild America 2017

Glaston puts you in control of anisotropy At GBA 2017, Glaston will showcase its brand-new products that promise to take glass processing performance and quality another notch higher. These include flat tempering and laminating technologies that take advantage of digitalization, products for scanning anisotropy and a way to improve throughput by monitoring an entire factory. […]

Glaston at China Glass 2017 – Smart connectivity and cutting-edge technology

At China Glass this May, we will showcase our top products developed with smart technologies, interconnected machines and online reporting to help glass processors reach the highest level of quality and glass processing performance possible. We have a long history of leading with product innovation and the world’s firsts in technology. Our recently introduced IoT smart […]

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 […]

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 […]