Exhibitor interviews and trade fair reports

Welcome to glasstec 2016!

Welcome to glasstec 2016! The world´s leading trade fair for the glass industry takes place for the 24th time this year. Visitors from all over the world will come to Düsseldorf to see new innovations and trends.

50 years Bystronic glass

We talk to Peter Nischwitz, Head of Corporate Communications of Bystronic glass. The German company celebrates its 50th anniversary at glasstec. The mission for the next 50 years is to look into the future with new solutions for architectural and automotive glass.

Intermac and product launches

Intermac is the Biesse Group company that specialises in glass, stone and metal processing technologies. Glasstec is be the occasion for the launch of the new line of cutting tables for float glass Genius CT - Red and the new generation of Master work centers. We talk to Matteo Traini, Director of Product.

North Glass about trends

For Johnny Li, Sales Director, North Glass, the glasstec is important to show their global customers their latest innovations. For the company the main themes in the glass industry are producing better glass quality and energy saving.

Denver about working with robots

At the booth of Denver, Roberto Nori, General Manager, explains the CNC center which can work in combination with robotunits for a high troughput. They show for example a demo of highspeed grinding and polishing.

glass technology live - Dow Corning

Markus Plettau, Regional Market Leader Europe, Dow Corning gives an overview of the solutions the company presents at the special show glass technology live in hall 11.

Forel about laminated glass

Marco Trevisan, Marketing Manager of Forel about the increasing demand of laminated glass in Europe, especially Germany and the machines of Forel. To improve the logistics, to reduce waste of time and material and to check the quality are main themes for Forel.

Sports On A Glass Floor?

Basketball or handball – not necessarily soft, non-physical sports like chess or archery – especially in handball athletes fall down very often, sometimes brutally. Now, if you imagine the floor is made of glass – you will probably doubt the practicability. And yet: Sports arenas with very special glass floors are actually being built.

Glass thinner than a hair

The manufacturer Schott is bringing a new kind of glass on the market, which is even thinner than hair. The "Ultra Thin Glass" could significantly increase the performance of smartphones within months. After all, glass enables particularly fast data transfer and uses less electricity than other material does…

Guardian about non-reflective glass

Lance Altizer, Marketing Director Europe of Guardian Glass shows glass without reflections used in museums or showrooms or for restaurant windows for example. So the observer will not notice the glass infront of him.

Bucher about future technologies

Bucher Emhart Glass is one the world’s leading supplier of advanced technologies for manufacturing and inspecting glass containers and of course part of the glasstec 2016.
We talk to Martin Jetter, President of Bucher Emhart Glass.

Kaveh about chances

Of course Kaveh Glass Industry Group is part of the trade fair this year. The company knows, that it is the right place to talk with a lot of customers, new clients and also manufacturers, like F. Askarian, Marketing Dept. Manager tells.

AGC Ceramics about glasstec

Noriyuki Takahashi, Manager Sales Group, AGC Ceramics about the company of Japan. AGC is a manufacturer in the glass industry and they want to introduce their company and solutions at glasstec, because it is the most important trade fair for them.