The orders were received in connection with the international glass exhibition Vitrum 2003 held in Milan on 25 28, June, 2003, which is the largest trade fair for the glass industry this year. Vitrum 2003 was a success for Glaston Technologies despite the current world economic cycle and the unusual timing of the trade fair.
The ordered machines and equipment will be delivered mainly to Europe, United States and Asia during the ongoing year. The orders comprise pre-processing, flat tempering and tempering and bending machines for both architectural and automotive glass industry. The orders will be booked, when down payments have been paid.
Kyros Glass and Stone Technology business area includes Tamglass, the market and technology leader in safety glass machinery, Z. Bavelloni, the leading manufacturer of glass pre-processing machinery and tools, the Glasto group of distribution companies, Uniglass Engineering, a manufacturer of flat tempering machines, and Tamglass Glass Processing, a significant Finnish comprehensive supplier of processed glass products.
Tamglass, Z.Bavelloni and Glasto work in close co-operation in sales, logistics, R&D and maintenance service. The companies introduced at Vitrum 2003 a One-Stop-Shop concept unique in the glass processing machinery industry and presented for the first time a combined trade fair stand. The concept enables the purchase of all the machinery needed in glass processing and plant engineering from one supplier.