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February 13th 2017 - Online visitor registration for the 5th edition of glasspex INDIA and glasspro INDIA trade fairs is now open. The event will be staged from February 23 - 25, 2017 at the India Expo Mart Ltd in Hall 1 & 3 in Greater Noida, India.
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glasstec 2016: Final press release


After a weak period over the past two years the glass sector is now looking very positively into the future proving its innovative power at glasstec with a host of highlights. 1,235 exhibitors from 52 countries were able to welcome more than 40,200 trade visitors from over 100 countries over the four days of the trade fair.
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Special Show Materia completes programme for architects


Under the motto “Great materials for great architects”, the special show Materia will highlight innovative products and materials for the architectural sector. With the new special show Materia the world´s leading trade fair for the glass industry presents another highlight. Within an area of 240 sqm (Hall 10; C14-15) the newest applications and innovations in glass and more than 120 further...
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glasstec 2016: Key players of the glass industry will again be there


Positive atmosphere in the glass industry is reflected by exhibitors’ strong demand for stand bookings. Exhibitor database and Ticket Shop online as of now!
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Conference programme with new title: Solar Meets Glass becomes Function Meets Glass


Display, touch, smart and solar glass involve the manufacturing and processing of high-precision thin glass. The conference “Function Meets Glass” on 19 and 20 September 2016 will look at how such products are made at the highest level of quality, under short cycles and with maximum output.
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Change at the top of BV Glas - Dr. Frank Heinricht takes over Presidency for glasstec 2016


The Federal Association of the Glass Industry (Bundesverband Glasindustrie e.V.) has elected Dr. Frank Heinricht, Chairman of the Board at Schott AG, for its new president.
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glasstec 2016 – Stand space allocation has started


Only ten months to the start of glasstec 2016 and exhibitor registrations are already in full swing. After the official deadline for registrations has expired, stand space allocation in the exhibition halls has started.
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Hans-Joachim Konz, PhD - President of glasstec 2016


Hans-Joachim Konz, PhD, Executive Board Member of SCHOTT AG, is President of glasstec 2016. In this function he is succeeding Martin Gregor Gutmann, Guild Master of the German Glazing Trade.
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glasstec 2016 kick-off – trade fair now open for registrations


Companies in glass machine manufacturing, the glass industry and the glazing trade can now register for glasstec 2016, the International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products, which will be held at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre from 20 to 23 September 2016.
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glasstec and GlassPrint renew Cooperation - GlassPrint 2015 returns to Düsseldorf on 24-25 November


The world’s most important glass trade fair, glasstec, and GlassPrint, Europe’s only dedicated conference and exhibition for glass decoration have agreed to renew their successful cooperation. glasstec will ‘power’ GlassPrint 2015 and the two events will continue to mutually support each other.
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