"We are very pleased to participate as a Gold Sponsor of Glass World 2010, which is the biggest of its kind to be held in the Middle East. The event promotes Egypt internationally and we are proud to be part of it. Sphinx Float Glass' participation comes as part of our marketing strategy. Glass World Exhibition is, the region's premier glass exhibition and the ideal platform for investors, developers, manufacturers and suppliers to discuss issues relevant to the glass industry at the regional and international level. We could not ask for a better opportunity to highlight our glass investment, products, and identify future prospects for growth and development." Said Mr. M. Khatab, CEO and managing Director of Sphinx Glass.
Sphinx Glass (SG) is a float glass manufacturer established in 2008 by Citadel Capital to pursuit of producing of high quality float glass. Sphinx Glass' plant is located in Sadat City, some 70 kilometers north of Cairo, and has licensed world-class production technologies from PPG Industries Inc., a global market leader in high-quality float glass technology. The 220,000 square-meter factory will have a production capacity of 600 tons of glass per day and will sell to both the local and export markets, splitting its initial production evenly between the two. The plant will produce glass confirming with global standards from 2 mm up to 19 mm in clear, tinted and coated. The products will be available in varied sheet sizes meeting the regional market requirements, also offering jumbo size glass panes as large as of 6000mm x 3680mm. The integrated technology and design provides flexibility and capability to the changing needs of the glass industry. The opening of the plant will be on April 2010.
We invite all guests to our booth No. B22 at Glass World 2010