Sefpro Has Entered Definitive Agreement to Acquire Glass Service

Date: 16 January 2024
Source: Sefpro
Sefpro Has Entered Definitive Agreement Acquire Glass Service
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Date: 16 January 2024

Saint-Gobain enhances its digital solutions portfolio to accelerate its customers' decarbonization.

SEFPRO, a business unit of Saint-Gobain Ceramics, is thrilled to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire GLASS SERVICE a.s.. Closing of the transaction is subject to antitrust approvals and is expected by the end of the first half of 2024.

This acquisition is fully in line with the strategy of Saint-Gobain Ceramics, a global innovator in the world of technical ceramics who aims at engineering a better, safer and greener world. SEFPRO has the mission to help all glass makers shape a low-carbon glass industry for a brighter future. 

Founded in 1990 and established in Vsetin, Czechia, GLASS SERVICE a.s. is a leading provider of digital solutions for glass furnaces, including advanced control systems (ESIIITM) and simulation software. Within GLASS SERVICE a.s., F.I.C (UK) is proposing leading electric glass melting systems and FlammaTec is offering advanced burners including the first Hydrogen burning systems. 

Laurent Cohen-Scali, SEFPRO Vice President, commented: "We are very pleased with this new strategic acquisition which enhances our ability to deliver end-to-end solutions to support our customers in their journey toward decarbonisation, for which electrification and digital transformation are key. This acquisition will help us create more value for our customers as it strongly reinforces our offering of SEFPRO GUARD services, adding predictive, diagnostic, and data-driven solutions to extend furnace lifetime, improve energy efficiency, and accelerate electrification.”

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