A separate release on the subject was issued on 7 May 2007.
“The new organization and structure ensure improving profitability, readiness for a change as well as future growth,” explains President & CEO Mika Seitovirta.
The two primary business areas are Pre-Processing, including manufacture and sale of glass pre-processing machines, and Heat Treatment, responsible for manufacture and sale of tempering, bending and laminating machines.
Glaston’s One-Stop-Partner (OSP) unit is in charge of integrating all products and services as well as offering comprehensive solutions to customers.
Glaston´s management team consists of, in addition to President & CEO Mika Seitovirta, Director of Pre-Processing operations Paolo Ceni (Bavelloni’s Managing Director), Director of Heat Treatment operations Topi Saarenhovi (Tamglass’ new Managing Director), Mauri Leponen (One-Stop-Partner), Tapio Rauhala (After Sales), Kimmo Lautanen (Finance and Information Management), Ari Himma (Human Resources) and Juha Liettyä (Quality and Business Development). Members of the management team report to President & CEO Mika Seitovirta.
Claus Carlsen continues as Managing Director of the Tamglass Glass Processing business area, and Jukka Vehmas as Managing Director of Uniglass.