16/09/2019Glass as a load-bearing construction material in the building industry is a challenge. Safety regulations are high, and glass is inherently fragile. At the VDMA in Frankfurt on 28 August, the participants discussed how it is nevertheless possible to design and build sophisticated architecture based on glass.
13/08/2019India is a very promising market for the manufacturers of glass machinery, which is why the VDMA Glass Technology Forum is supporting the glasspex and glasspro trade fairs with its own technology symposium as part of the 13th International Conference of the AIGMF (All India Glass Manufacturers’ Federation) on October 10. The focus will be on the latest technologies and procedures in glass...
05/06/2019The world’s biggest get-together of all protagonists in the glass industry will once again be held in Düsseldorf from 20 to 23 October 2020. At the 26th glasstec - International Trade Fair for Glass Production, Processing and Products – again over 40,000 visitors are expected to come from some 120 countries and in excess of 1,200 exhibitors from over 50 nations.
26/10/2018At the 25th anniversary event the glass industry presented itself in high spirits and top investment shape thereby impressively confirming the position of glasstec as a leading trade fair and premiere platform for the international glass sector.
25/10/2018Some 50 VDMA member companies presented their innovations, products and services at this year’s glasstec in Düsseldorf. Overall, the exhibitors are extremely pleased with how the trade fair went.
24/10/2018From 23 to 26 October 2018 the world of glass will be meeting in Düsseldorf for its most important major industry event. glasstec is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018, again presenting a comprehensive bandwidth of innovative products, trends and solutions, combined with an in-depth professional support program, featuring practical and scientific insights. A highlight in the supporting...
17/10/2018The handling of thin and ultra-thin glass between individual production steps is a real challenge. Alongside profitability, safety also plays a decisive role in a successful manufacturing process. Sensitive handling technology enables even the thinnest glass panes to be moved safely without any damage.
16/10/2018Glass is fragile. Yet it is one of the most important materials in the modern world. Whether in the form of Display screens, operating elements, touchscreens, building façades and equipment, in vehicles or in white goods, glass is truly ubiquitous – with or without an integrated function.
25/09/2018glasstec 2018 begins in just a few weeks. 1.250 exhibitors from over 50 nations are expected to attend the anniversary event of the world's leading trade fair for the glass industry, which will take place in Düsseldorf from 23 to 26 October.
30/07/2018A highlight of glasstec 2018 is the 2-day expert conference Function meets Glass on challenges and solutions for manufacturing and finishing functional glass and the application areas for functional glass. The conference brings machine manufacturers, producers and end users together bridging the gap between theory and practice;