GlassecViracon, Brazil

#FC Series #Flat tempering

"When we decided to invest in a new tempering furnace, we wanted equipment that would enable us to manufacture jumbo-sized, Low-E glass with excellent optical quality, flatness and minimum warp. We chose the Glaston FC500 tempering furnace because it fully matched all our requirements. Plus, we have confidence in the quality of Glaston’s products, as well as the company’s technical support and expertise in glass processing.

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United Plate Glass, U.S.A.

#Upgrades

“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 the latest tempering technology,” states Darin Vietmeier, Vice President of Operations at United Plate Glass of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Agnora, Canada

#RHC #Upgrades

“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 the latest and most advanced technology, such as Glaston’s Roller Heat Control (RHC) upgrade for our special ProE Magnum flat glass furnace.

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Quartz Glass & Mirror, US

#RC Series

"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.

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TriStar Glass, US

#FC Series

"The reason to select Glaston’s FC500 line was that we wanted an uptick in our technology. Minimum roll wave and no glass distortion are the requirements from the larger commercial construction builders we serve."

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Lindes, Mexico

#FC Series

To help support its goal of bringing eco-friendly comfort to the people it serves, Lindes purchased a Glaston FC500 tempering furnace with the iLooK online quality measurement system. The furnace was located in the company's third factory, H3, which started up in 2014 and represents the largest investment of the company ever.

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Mid-American Glass, USA

#FC Series

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.

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Tecnoglass, Colombia

#GlastonAir #ProBend

Tecnoglass is setting additional records by being the world's first owner of the latest GlastonAir. The company is also investing in Glaston ProBend. The two machines will give them another leap ahead of their competitors by being able to provide the ultimate glass products.

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Tecnoglass, Colombia

#FC Series

"The results from our tests were so good that we decided to change all of our furnaces over to the FC500™ to have the most modern fleet of furnaces in the world."

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Goldray Industries, Canada

#Glaston Care

“Based on the positive outcome with the edging machinery service agreement, we then decided about a year ago to extend the Glaston Care to cover our Glaston furnace, which too has made such a big difference.”

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InKan Ltd, Canada

#RC Series

After running an early generation Tamglass furnace with good glass quality for the past 29 years, InKan Ltd of Canada did not really feel there was any reason to change to any other supplier. The decision to purchase the new Glaston RC200 was made as part of the company’s expansion plan.

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Glasswerks, USA

#Upgrades #Vortex Pro

When it came to making a decision to upgrade the Tamglass furnaces with Vortex Pro, Dennis and his management team were looking to maintain their strong position in the residential window industry given the current unpredictable market conditions.

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Shandong Donghao Autoglass, China

#Bending #Matrix #windshield

With quality as a priority, the Chinese company chose Matrix to bend even the most demanding windshield shapes and meet the highest OEM standards. “We have always given priority to quality when investing in glass processing equipment. We knew Glaston from the past and recognize the company’s expertise as a supplier of automotive glass equipment."

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Glass Team Ltd, New Zealand

#RC Series

Glass Team Ltd was born in June 2014, and in May 2015, the company began its operations of being a full service provider of glass for windows and doors as well as frameless glass installations, including showers and glass balustrades. The company chose Glaston RC200 because it was the best fit for the size and scale of their new factory. The order was placed in August 2014, and the new furnace was delivered from Glaston’s factory in China at the end of February 2015.

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Metro Performance Glass, New Zealand

#iControL #Upgrades

Metro Performance Glass, NZ chose to upgrade one of its older Glaston ProE furnaces with the latest Glaston iControL automation system to gain an advanced approach for controlling the line's glass processing production.

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Viridian Group, Australia

#Glaston Care

Viridian has been a long-term customer for the Glaston Care agreement, which currently covers eight locations in Australia and New Zealand with a total of 9 Glaston furnaces.

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Meng Heng Glass, Singapore

#iLooK #RC Series

Singapore-based Meng Heng Glass Pte Ltd is moving ahead of its competition with its investment in a new Glaston RC200™ furnace complete with a fully integrated iLooK™ online quality measurement system. The company, which is the leading importer and exporter of glass in the region, began operations in 1968.

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Axiom Group, Australia

#RC Series

After operating primarily in the balustrade industry for over 11 years, the Axiom Group chose to move into glass processing and tempering as a natural next step in the company’s evolution. The new direction has started off smoothly with the selection and installation of the Glaston RC200 tempering furnace for the new AXIGLASS™ range of tempered glass products.

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Village Glass, UK

#FC Series #Flat tempering #iLooK

“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 with the iLooK online glass quality measuring system,” says Steve Larvin, Managing Director of Village Glass in Essex, UK.

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Glaseksperten, Denmark

#ProL #Upgrades

“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 something far better.

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Tambest, Finland

#iControL #Upgrades

“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.

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TuffX Glass, UK

#FC Series

“The market is back with a vengeance. Demand for high-performance glass used in the UK conservatories is starting to outpace supply. And we don’t want to turn away any more business.”

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UniGlass Polska, Poland

#FC Series

UniGlass Polska purchased its first tempering furnace from Glaston. Thanks to the high quality and large capacity, Glaston FC500 has helped the glass processor create lasting relationships with an increasing number of customers.

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Tufwell Glass Ltd, UK

#RC Series

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 specifications nicely, now enabling Tufwell to work more quickly and efficiently with the additional throughput. In January 2015, Tufwell made the decision to purchase the RC200 furnace.

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Toughglaze UK Ltd

#FC Series

Toughglaze UK Ltd has selected the most advanced Glaston FC500™ furnace for installation at the turn of 2014/15. With this new installation, Toughglaze will maintain its superior quality for established customers as well as improve efficiency with the potential to develop new business

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Mosavtosteklo, Russia

#ProBend

Mosavtosteklo, a forerunner in glazing products production, has once again beaten the competition by increasing its investment in Glaston equipment at its plants in the greater Moscow region. In addition to its three existing Glaston machines, Mosavtosteklo has acquired a new generation Glaston ProBend™ with its Glaston FC500™ tempering technology.

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Independent Glass, UK

#FC Series

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.

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European Glass Group, UK

#FC Series

The lofty goals that European Glass Group of the UK set for itself in early December 2014 are now starting to become a reality. It was then that the company signed the agreement to invest in two Glaston FC500™ tempering furnaces, one of which represents the largest sold worldwide to date.

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Super Toughened Glass Ltd, UK

#FC Series #Upgrades

Super Toughened Glass Ltd of Park Royal, London: the drivers behind the investment for Glaston FC500™ tempering furnace were to meet the growing demands of customers in the commercial sector and to reduce their environmental impact with more energy-efficient production.

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Regency Glass Ltd, UK

#FC Series

As part of an ongoing factory investment to meet the future requirements of the glazing industry, Regency Glass Ltd of Leigh, England, located just 10 miles west of Manchester, chose the advanced Glaston FC500™ furnace to double its capacity and significantly boost its glass quality

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Ravensby Glass, UK

#FC Series

When Ravensby Glass made a major investment decision to invest in building a second manufacturing facility in Dundee, it selected the Glaston FC500™ tempering furnace, in addition to its existing Glaston Tamglass HTF-2142, to move into a new glass tempering era.

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PJB Glass Group, UK

#RC Series

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.

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Northern Express Glass, UK

#FC Series

As part of its latest investment, though, Northern Express Glass in UK has purchased the Glaston FC500™ tempering furnace to enable it to meet its ambitious expansion plans in the upcoming years.

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Float Glass Industries Ltd, UK

#FC Series

In 2005, Float Glass bought their first Glaston furnace. This changed the business model for the company so that they were able to temper bigger, thicker glasses for the first time. As Float Glass changed their focus over the years, they have invested in numerous flat glass processing machines from Glaston.

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Anglian Windows, UK

#FC Series

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.

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Tvitec, Spain

#RC Series

With the most recent addition of Glaston RC350, Tvitec leads in Europe with one of the largest tempering furnace to process glass in sizes of up to 12,000 x 3,300 mm.

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Systemglas, Sweden

#RC Series

Since Systemglas began just over 10 years ago, the company has been growing faster than ever expected. At the start, the company focused on cutting fire-resistant glass and insulated glass (IG) units with great success. With the installation in autumn 2013 of its first tempering furnace, Glaston RC200™, Systemglas has been continuing to experience phenomenal growth for its tempered glass products.

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Modern Glass, Russia

#RHC #Upgrades

To retain a leading position in the market requires continuous development and keeping ahead of growing customer demands. In February 2013, the Glaston RHC™ upgrade was completed to alleviate the tempering operation and move Modern Glass closer to its goals.

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KwikTuf, UK

#FC Series

Having experienced year on year growth since its start in 2005, KwikTuf Ltd in Hull, England, is preparing itself for a major expansion project, which involves a £1.5m investment in new premises and advanced Glaston FC500™ tempering equipment.

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Arcon-Dur, Germany

#Glaston Care

"When we bought our Glaston Tamglass HTF ProE 2442 furnace in 2000, we decided to get the Glaston Care service agreement at the same time,” says Horst Würzburger, Technical Manager at Arcon-Dur. “The reason for the agreement was to have quick support and maintenance availability for our machines in case of emergency".

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Dual Seal Glass, UK

#FC Series

In 2006, DualSeal Glass, embarked on a five-year plan to focus on enhancing customer service, quality and capability for the continued supply of high-performance glass products to the commercial sector. The company’s board agreed that only equipment that reinforced the commitment to those objectives would be considered, such as the Glaston FC500™ furnace.

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AluNile, Egypt

#FC Series

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.

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Royal United Metal & Glass, UAE

#FC Series

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 company is now investing in Glaston's highly esteemed FC500 tempering furnace to be able to deliver the highest possible glass quality to its customers.

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Al-Manna, Saudi Arabia

#FC Series

The aim of Al-Manna's recently placed order for two Glaston FC500™ tempering furnaces is to keep the company lead in the market when it comes to the long tradition in excellence and quality.

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Emirates Glass, U.A.E.

#Heating chamber replacement #Upgrades

Instead of purchasing a complete new line to produce a higher quality glass to meet the evolving needs of their customers in the architecture industry, just the furnace block is changed with the Glaston RC200-zone upgrade with Vortex Plus convection. There's no need to sell or relocate an outdated furnace. With just one simple change, the furnace meets the most demanding quality requirements.

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