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For the optimum orientation in regard to glasstec‘s and solarpeq‘s extensive range on offer, we have clearly structured by industry the latest information and news about what is on offer at the trade fair as well as all of the highlights and trends. Simply choose one of the fields under the appropriate pictogram and prepare your trade fair or congress visit with ease.


Information for Exhibitors

Online application for glasstec 2012

In simple and easy to follow steps we will guide you through the application procedure - your application will be sent directly to Messe Düsseldorf.
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glasstec 2012 - The world leading trade fair for the glass industry, glass machine building and glass trade

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A visit to glasstec 2012 is a must for international specialists and any industry insider. Incomparable business potential is developed for all parties involved.

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Final Press Release

Spirit of Optimism at glasstec 2010

After difficult economic times a spirit of optimism is now once again prevailing in the glass sector. This was made clear by the 1,274 exhibitors to glasstec, the world’s most important glass trade fair, and solarpeq, the new trade fair for solar production technology. A total of roughly 45,000 trade visitors attended the closely dovetailed events. Of these over one third also stated interest in the range at solarpeq.
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Spirit of Optimism at glasstec 2010 - Exhibitors' Opinions


The Glass Show Is Over - Statements

Complete halls filled with glass panes, glass and solar technology and more than 45,000 visitors - this is the simple summary of the fairs glasstec and solarpeq, which attracted visitors from all over the world to come to Düsseldorf over the past four days. The economy has recovered quite well in the glass and solar industries.

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glass technology live - Solar & Sustainability

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Take a look at the most interesting exhibits at from the areas solar and sustainability at the special show glass technology live.



glass technology live - Construction & Design

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Take a look at the most interesting exhibits at from the areas construction and design at the special show glass technology live.


Report glasstec 2010: Glass and Architects

For generations, homeowners have clearly thought of windows when they heard the term glazing. The properties of the glass however have changed dramatically. Noise and temperature insulation are features, also opacity just by pressing a button. Now glass is increasingly being used for facades, as a solar panel, as insulation or as a photovoltaic system. Architects appreciate this development.

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Themes in Focus

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Information for Exhibitors and Visitors

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Interview with Birgit Horn, Project Director of glasstec 2010.

Order Tickets & Catalogues online now

Order tickets at reduced pre-sale prices. All you have to do is to register as glasstec trade visitor. Tickets and catalogues at the cashdesks on the fairground are sold at regular prices.
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Topic of the month

Glass as a Versatile Information Medium

In the Dornier Museum Friedrichshafen, innovative glass products are setting the scene for aeronautical history.
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Topic of the month

Precise LSG Processing

With the newly developed automatic peeling device for excess lengths of foil, Hegla creates the basis for trouble-free processing of laminated safety glass.
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Information for Visitors


The trade fair visitors of glasstec prepare themselves very intensively for the event. Concluding from that requests, questions and wishes arise in the run-up that probably only exhibitors of glasstec can take care of.


Themes in Focus

New Laminated Glass with Natural Stone Interlayer

The appearance of natural stone is just as popular in facade construction as with the high-quality design of interiors. However, a disadvantage of some stone varieties is the cleaning of their surfaces. The new Floatstone, a laminated glass with integrated natural stone layer, solves this problem.
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Themes in Focus

Self-Designed Patterned Glass

Glass products with special designs can be manufactured from patterned glass. Technical glass refiners, who do not always want to rely on industrial glass with standardised structures and patterns in their work, now have completely new, very individual design options available using glue chipping technology.
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Information for Exhibitors and Visitors

glasstec Database

Our search engine with the complete company information belongs to the of the industry's most comprehensive databases: Search for companies listed by various criterias.
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Interview with Birgit Horn, Project Director of glasstec 2010

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Industry Partners

Bundesinnungsverband des Glashandwerks

Bundesverband Glasindustrie e.V.

Forum Glastechnik im VDMA e. V.

Discover the World of Glass in India

GLASSPEX INDIA has become established! By the end of the fair, which took place in Mumbai from the 12 - 14 of January, 2011, it was clear that it has already established itself as fixed part of the international trade fair calendar.

More information about GLASSPEX INDIA

Final Press Release GLASSPEX INDIA 2011

Post Show Report 2009

Friends of Glass