AGC Flat Glass Europe brings forward decision for float glass repair

Date: 10 December 2008
Source: AGC Flat Glass Europe
The sudden downturn in the automotive and construction industries has given AGC Flat Glass Europe the opportunity to bring forward the planned repair of one of its thee float glass furnaces in Teplice (Czech Republic).

The furnace will be shut down at the beginning of December, after 12 years of uninterrupted production. It will be fully rebuilt, incorporating new technologies for energy efficiency and environmental performance. Continuous service to customers will be guaranteed by the other 17 float glass productions lines in Europe.

 

AGC Flat Glass Europe, a European leader in flat glass

AGC Flat Glass Europe produces and processes flat glass for the construction industry (exterior glazing and interior decorative glass), for the transport sector and for specialised industries. Based in Brussels, Belgium, it is the European branch of AGC Flat Glass, the world’s leading producer of flat glass.

Its production facilities made up of 20 plants (18 float lines) and some 100 processing units are located throughout Europe, from Spain to Russia. The company operates through a worldwide marketing network.AGC Flat Glass Europe currently employs around 10,600 people.

For more information: www.agc-flatglass.com (corporate site) and www.yourglass.com (product site).

For further information:

AGC Flat Glass Europe – Communication

Marie-Ange Dhondt

Tel: +32 (0)2 674 34 28

Mobile: +32 (0)477 65 60 53

marieange.dhondt@eu.agc-flatglass.com

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