Glass LLC brings latest innovations to centre stage at Glasstec; reinforces reputation as trendsetter

Saudi American Glass showcases SmartGlass and FireLite; Emirates Glass unveils anti-reflective glass, and Emirates Insolaire displays new colour panels - Glass LLC, the first glass holding company in the Middle East and a subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC [DI] - a leading investment company listed on the Dubai Financial Market [DFM], is unveiling the latest industry innovations and revolutionary concepts at Glasstec 2014, the largest international trade fair for the glass industry currently under way at Dusseldorf, Germany. At the exhibition, which has brought together 1,175 exhibitors from 54 countries and over 42,000 trade visitors from 86 countries, Glass LLC is showcasing the most-modern products by subsidiaries - Emirates Glass , Saudi American Glass Company , Lumiglass Industries , Emirates Insolaire LLC and Emirates Float Glass [EFG].

The exhibition continues till October 24.

As part of the participation, Saudi American Glass [SAG] is showcasing its preferredSmart Glass, a revolutionary flat glass product that can turn from translucent to opaque, andFireLite®, a thick fire-rated and impact safety-rated glazing material, while Emirates Glass is presenting an overview of its anti-reflective glass.

Another Glass LLC subsidiary Emirates Insolaire LLC, a pioneer in new solar technologies, is exhibiting its sustainable and aesthetic solar panels, the first-of-its-kind in the world in different colours. Emirates Float Glass is showcasing its entire line of premium float glass products used in architectural and automotive industry segments while Lumiglass is presenting its automotive Bullet Resistant Glass, which offers unmatched security and protection.

Mr. Rizwanulla Khan, Executive President for Emirates Glass , Lumiglass and Saudi American Glass , said: "Over the years, Glass LLC has unveiled breakthrough innovations in glass solutions and we are privileged to take these revolutionary concepts to the next level at Glasstec. We work closely with building code officials, designers and manufacturers to identify and develop glass products that adhere to the safety, aesthetics and other requirements of thebuilding industry and we are happy to showcase these innovationsto potential partners across the globe at this world-class exhibition."

The Smart Glass technology from SAG allows instant privacy at the flick of a switch. This innovative product is currently enhancing environments in more than 33 countries across six continents. The company's FireLite® glass can be used in doors, sidelites and borrowed lites with fire-rating requirements. Trusted for over 20 years, the FireLite® family of products now feature ultraHD® technology for superior colour and surface quality.

Emirates Glass ' iconic Clarus range, an anti-reflective glass that is near invisible to the eye, serves aesthetic augmentation while upholding process and performance merits. Redeeming the display within, its silent presence is eloquently favoured continuously for the most eloquent establishments - be it airport control towers, museums or jewellery stores.

As a result of the anti-reflective range, unpleasant light reflection is minimized to lowest percentage and the harmful ultra violet rays can be blocked from 90% to 100%. The scratch resistant and durable glass ensures most neutral and matching reflected colours, better visibility and product placement of display items.

EFG had recently commissioned its new offline facility at its state-of-the-art integrated float glass facility in Abu Dhabi to boost production of automotive glass. The facility is completely automated in order to ensure consistent quality parameters vital for the automotive glass industry.

About Glass LLC

Glass LLC, the first glass holding company in the Middle East, is dedicated to meeting the growing needs of the regional glass industry. Glass LLC incorporates five subsidiaries: Emirates Glass , one of the largest processors of flat architectural glass in the region; Emirates Float Glass , one of UAE's first integrated glass manufacturing and processing facility in Abu Dhabi; Lumiglass Industries , makers of Bullet Resistance automotive and architectural laminated glass products, the Saudi American Glass Company , one of the largest glass manufacturers in the Middle East, and Emirates Insolaire LLC - a pioneer in the development and application of new solar technologies and products.

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600450 Glass LLC brings latest innovations to centre stage at Glasstec; reinforces reputation as trendsetter
Date: 24 October 2014

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