Updated worldwide glass market study 2017 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2017.

This unique software provides a global overview about glass producers and technical details. Easy to use and clear tables summarize information and data about glass makers such as: Glass types: flat glass, container glass, tableware, production capacities in regions and countries, number of furnaces, furnace types, year of construction, glass types and sub-types, products, project information, special news and downloads.

Further databases supplying demoscopic data and import and export data complete the market survey. Based on these data, prepare individual country profiles with information about local production capacities, local market sizes and expected demand in the future.

Request your offer via plants.glassglobal.com.


Glass Industry News

WE CAN OFFER A SOLUTION

 With the new investments, KFK is able to follow its slogan “We can offer a solution” more than ever.

The headquarters of KFK are located close to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. The company is specialized in the design and production of glass facades and has numerous prestigious projects and references all over the world. And KFK is on the move – with LiSEC.

KFK d.o.o. was founded some 20 years ago. Initially the company, which is 100% privately owned, produced light aluminum constructions. At Dugo Selo, 200 employees generate a turnover of around 60 million Euros, a third of which is based on export, mainly to Germany, Austria, Slovenia and in the USA. Marijo Tomić, Head of Production at KFK: “We have designed a very aggressive growth strategy and now take the required measures to manage this growth.” The strategy seems to be the right one, one proof for this is the fact that the order books are full. For the next two years, that is. KFK got, amongst others, the contract to produce the glass façade of Europe’s highest building, to be erected in London, UK: Landmark Pinnacle. This building counts 76 floors, production time calculated for all glass elements are 440 days. Tomić: “The time schedule behind is a very tight one, but this is what we call healthy stress.”

One major decision of KFK in order to be able to realize the growth strategy was to become more independent from suppliers. Tomić: “We used to buy all our glasses from suppliers and had to deal with quality issues and/or constantly changing delivery times. We therefore decided to increase added value – a big step for us, but we are convinced this will lead to success.” Since October 2016 following LiSEC glass production equipment has been installed: Buffer solution, glass cutting lines (also for laminated glass), glass processing machines KBF and KSR, one IG line with flexible spacer applicator, a spacer processing center and a production line for laminated glass with autoclave and clean room. On top of that LiSEC also delivered the entire software solution.

Tomić: “We opted for LiSEC for two reasons: on the one hand we want to install and manufacture with the best equipment on the market – LiSEC’s slogan best in glass processing puts this in a nutshell, on the other hand, we were looking for a supplier who is able to offer the entire solution from a single source.”

For its own glass production, a new two thousand square meter hall was built. The design of the hall is unique and expresses KFK’s understanding of and closeness to architecture: red-brick walls, black painted metal ceilings, a light grey floor and impressive, massive glass façades that allows for bright, light-flooded rooms. The result: a truly great environment to produce high-end glass elements but also to welcome people, customers and employees.

Tomić: “We are really happy with the performance of LiSEC. In total it were 119 trucks that transported the equipment to us – this must have been a huge project that needed careful monitoring. LiSEC managed this really well.” When asked about the quality of the cooperation between KFK and LiSEC, Tomić replies: “To us LiSEC is not only a machine builder, they also offered support and trained us in getting started with glass production at all – and they know how, since they produce glass themselves. We appreciate the constructive talks, the fast reaction time and the overall stress-free cooperation.”

At Dugo Selo the next investments are already being discussed. Tomić: ”I cannot reveal any details yet, but as I mentioned before: we grow quickly and the next decision won’t take long…

21.04.2017, LiSEC Group

Les informations publiées sur notre portail sont soumises au droit d´auteur et appartiennent à la société en question resp. à la source des nouvelles. Tous les droits sont réservés expressément. N´importe quel utilisateur qui accède à un tel matériel peut faire ainsi seulement pour sa propre utilisation personnelle, et l´usage d´un tel matériel est au risque unique de l´utilisateur. La redistribution ou toute autre exploitation commerciale d´un tel matériel de nouvelles est expressément interdite. Là où un tel matériel de nouvelles est fourni par un tiers, chaque utilisateur accepte d´observer et être lié par les limites spécifiques de l´utilisation s´appliquant à un tel matériel de nouvelles. Glass Global ne représente ou n´approuve pas l´exactitude ou la fiabilité d´aucune des informations citées dans les nouvelles ou pages externes auxquelles on se réfère ici.

Should the content or the design of these sites violate third parties rights or legal prescriptions, we kindly ask you to send us a respective message without invoice or cost. We guarantee that passages where the claim is considered as justified will be removed immediately, without any necessity to involve any lawyer into this issue. We will reject any claim caused by submission of a honorary note in this regard without any prior contact and confirmation of the issueby us and we reserve the right ssue counter claim ourselves because of violation of aforesaid conditions.


Info Grid

Global Hollow Glass Market Study

Hollow Glass Market Study

Portrait de la société

Plus de nouvelles

Cliquetez svp ici , pour lire toutes les nouvelles liées à cette compagnie.

Info

Votre accès aux nouvelles certaines sur l´industrie du verre internationale. Aujourd´hui nous y offrons 2 rapports. Au total, il y a 7164 nouvelles de 938 sociétés.


Bulletin

We issue a monthly Newsletter with current information about the industry segment and new developments. Click the button below to request your personal issue free of charge.

free subscription