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Glaston’s roots extend back to 1870, when the company Hammarén & Comp was established at the Kyröskoski rapids.
Chicago-based architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) has recently completed a 530-meter glass skyscraper in Tianjin, making it the tallest building in northern China and the seventh tallest in the world.
Mappi are completing the tests for the calibration of the system and its various components, both software and hardware.
On December 31 The National Speed Skating Hall was officially unveiled.
The enterprise is extraordinary because of its mission and great because of its creation!
Every NGA Conference is a privileged point of view on glass technology trends, and a great occasion to develop new resources and ideas.
In order to better reflect its business dynamics and market drivers, Glaston has made changes to the Group structure.
San Diego is a beautiful destination, but from 13 to 15 january it’s “the destination” for everyone in the glass industry: in San Diego there is the NGA 2020 Annual Conference!
Glaston Group has received an order for a new generation HTBS line for bending and tempering of big size automotive glasses to Turkish customer Ortakci Glass Inc.
India is growing faster, also in glass industry. Zak Glass Technology Expo 2019 it’s a platform where entire glass industry will showcase state of the art products and technologies. 
Every fair is an emotion, every fair is an opportunity to meet new friends and to meet with those who, like Mappi, make glass tempering a passion, 365 days a year.
Wrapping up 2019 and looking forward to 2020!
From November 14 to 17, 2019, The Theme Forum "China · New Reality" sponsored by AIA (The American Institute of Architects) International Region and AIA Shanghai Branch and undertaken by NorthGlass and other companies was held at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai.
The three-day international glass showcase for the Southeast Asian architecture and building industries spanned over a gross exhibition area of 10,000 square metres at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition and saw the participation of 124 exhibitors from 14 countries.
The four-day Fenestration BAU China (refer to as: FBC) concludes on November 8, 2019 in Shanghai New International Expo Center (Pudong New District).
Glaston’s co-operation negotiations concerning adaptation measures have ended. As a result, Glaston plans to decrease the number of employees in Finland by approximately 12 people, out of which at most 8 employments will be terminated.

Articles

The fragment count in the standardized fragmentation test in the standard EN 12150-1 is the way to define the safety level of tempered glass and a way to also get an indication about the stress and strength level of the tempered glass.
The New Hype in Top End Architecture – an Examination of Latest Product Developments and Projects
A couple of years ago all started with the first measurement of anisotropies and edge stress as well as the detection of White Haze and other glass imperfections right after the furnace.
The author proposes a simple surface quality test using a standard window cleaning scraper and common smartphone or shop microscope.
Learn about the first step we take in maintaining tempered glass quality standards.
Although anisotropy is inevitable when heat treating glass a major breakthrough took place in the industry in 2016 by developing an on-line anisotropy visualisation equipment.
Incidents in Melbourne of ‘spontaneous’ glass breakage are more about the construction industry forgetting the lessons of the past than ‘cheap’ Chinese imports.
Power consumption of the glass tempering furnace refers to the amount of electric energy consumed in the process of tempering certain quantity of glass. The measuring unit commonly used is the kilowatt hour (KWh).
We’ll help you meet the spec with our knowledge of the glass tempering process.
Keeping impurities away from the glass is imperative in the glass tempering process. These impurities can cause damage resulting in a product that doesn’t live up to aesthetic standards, won’t meet a client specification or is completely unusable.
Glass makes modern life possible, from our coffee makers, fireplaces, and induction cooktops to oil pipelines, syringes, lasers, and more.
Have you ever wondered exactly what it means when people talk about things like strengthened and chemically treated glass?

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