Glaston closes deal for large Insulating Glass line to Portugal

Glaston Corporation                 Press release                        3 July 2019

Glaston Group has closed a deal for a large Bystronic glass B’JUMBO Insulating Glass (I.G.) line with Portuguese Maxividro, a glass processor serving the construction and architectural market. The total length of the B’JUMBO is over 100 meters and it is one of the largest I.G. lines Bystronic glass has ever built. The order is booked in Glaston’s Q2/2019 order intake. The line will be delivered during the last quarter of 2019.

Founded in 1994, Maxividro has always been in the forefront of innovation with regular monitoring of equipment and technology playing an important role. In addition to its home market, Maxividro has since the beginning actively approached export markets, which nowadays represent over 50% of its sales to destinations such as Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA and Canada.

Bystronic glass’ B‘JUMBO FLEX 330 I.G. manufacturing line has a maximum dimension for insulating glass units with a height of 3.30 meters and length of 9.0 meters. The total lenght of the line is 101.6 meters. In addition to its maximum size, another customized feature is the syncronized spacer application that enables Maxividro to manufacture high quality both rectangular and shaped I.G. units in continuous production. Special glass to minimal frame panoramah!® windows, the most challenging client from Maxividro, will be produced on the new I.G. line.

"Today glass plays an important part in architectural projects. In addition to aesthetic values, the use of glass enables energy savings, noise reduction and increased safety, adding up to heightened comfort of the buildings”, says Pekka Hytti, Senior Vice President, Region EMEA, Glaston Group.

For further information, please contact:
Commercial inquiries:
Pekka Hytti, SVP, EMEA, tel. +358 40 5050976
Marco Stehr, VP, Sales & Service Europe, tel. + 49 – 7234 – 601 147

Press and investor inquiries:
Joséphine Mickwitz, VP IR, Communications&Marketing, tel. +358 500 5070

Glaston Corporation
Glaston is the glass processing industry’s innovative technology leader supplying equipment, services and solutions to the architectural, automotive, solar and appliance industries. The company also supports the development of emerging technologies integrating intelligence to glass.

As of April 2019, Bystronic glass is part of Glaston Group. Together we are committed to providing our clients with both the best know-how and the latest technologies in glass processing, with the purpose of building a better tomorrow through safer, smarter, and more energy efficient glass solutions. We operate globally with manufacturing, services and sales offices in 12 countries. Glaston’s shares (GLA1V) are listed on NASDAQ Helsinki Ltd.

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