Glaverbel grants licences for production of its MNGE mirror in USA and South Africa

Date: 11 December 2002
Source: Glavarbel
Glaverbel, the world leader in mirrors, has just signed two large licence contracts for production of mirrors by its patented MNGE (Mirox New Generation Ecological) process, with Gardner Glass Products in the USA and Glass South Africa.

MNGE is distinguished by the absence of copper and lead in its manufacturing process. It offers higher strength against external attack, and has a lifetime at least three times longer than traditional mirrors.

Gardner Glass Products, the largest independent producer of mirrors in North America, is the first on that continent to use the MNGE licence. Its CEO, Tommy Huskey, stated: "This agreement, which brings with it the active support of Glaverbel, fits in with our strategy of offering the highest quality so as to consolidate our position on the North American market. It commits us to a partnership with a company whose pioneering experience in improving mirrors is recognised worldwide." The deal was achieved with the support of Hilemn, a supplier of mirror coatings, which is responsible for promoting MNGE technology in North America.

Glass South Africa, the largest manufacturer of processed glass products in that country, has also opted for the MNGE licence. "With the acquisition of this licence we intend to strengthen our leadership in glass products with high added value on the South African market" declared the company's Managing Director, Trevor Sayer.

Glaverbel CEO Arthur Ulens for his part has welcomed the two new partnerships: "With these agreements and others concluded previously (1), Glaverbel is building up a worldwide network of partners. This clearly demonstrates the value of our technology."

600450 Glaverbel grants licences for production of its MNGE mirror in USA and South Africa
Date: 11 December 2002
Source: Glavarbel

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