Glass structures of the company Bischoff set global accents

District President visited company in Bretten. - District Karlsruhe. The dome of the Reichstag in Berlin, the facade of the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, the roof of the British Museum in London or the base of the World Trade Centre One have all one thing in common – they all adorn individual glass facades of the company BGT Bischoff Glastechnik in Bretten.  “Our business is the processing of flat glass.

We deliver within Europe, North America and the Middle East glass elements specifically tailored to the customer’s requests, which are used in the façade as insulating or safety glass.

Amongst other things we produce glasses used as a substitute for steel girders. Combined with the ability to print on glass also, we offer our customers a comprehensive range of products which enables in fact to realize there architectural visions, commented CEO Heiko Probst the heart of the business of the company, which was visited last Friday by District President, Dr. Christoph Schnaudigel, together with Mayor, Mr. Willi Leonhardt.

“To 85% we operate in the construction sector. Renowned architects, general contractors and façade designers know the versatility of our products, which can be used functionally as sun protection or as thermal insulation and also allow the architect a great artistically scope, “says Heiko Probst. “The glass technology has evolved enormously over the past decades, especially in Europe. The design options are incredibly varied, as can be seen worldwide at stunning buildings. We are proud to do our part, “enthused Gerd Bischoff, who led the company as CEO for years

On 50,000 square meters production area about 250 employees cut the glass longitudinally and transversely to the required shape and size, they grind the edges and process it thermally further. From over 7,000 colour recipes, the glass can be additionally printed by screen printing method to set optical accents.

With help of the refined glasses from BGT Bischoff Glastechnik AG, building constructions arise, which attract worldwide attention.

“In the construction sector, we almost exclusively manufacture unique, due to the special requirements for size, layout and printing. However, for the industry sector, we can produce complete series, for example, glass cabins for tractors, remarked the Managing Board Klaus Wittmann further.

The District President, Dr. Schnaudigel, was delighted about the commitment of the company to the location Bretten. “Here we have the equipment and especially the know-how of the employees. We expect a satisfactory development of the order situation and we believe we are well-equipped with new projects for the future, for example Multi-Media-Glass, certified the company representatives.

600450 Glass structures of the company Bischoff set global accents
Date: 10 October 2014

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