Glaston announced it has closed a EUR 3.4 million (approximately $4.4 million USD) deal with Jin Jing Group of China, a company with which Glaston says it has a long-term customer relationship. According to a Glaston announcement, the deal includes two if its CCS900™ double-chamber tempering furnaces, one FC500™ flat tempering furnace, one XtraEdge™ 2640-10 double-edging line and one real-time iLooK™ quality measurement system. The machines were included in Glaston’s Q1/2013 order book.
The heat treatment lines and iLooK™ are manufactured in Tianjin, China, and the pre-processing line in Bregnano, Italy. The machines will be delivered to the customer in Beijing, China during the third and fourth quarter of 2013.
The Jin Jing Group’s ultra-clear glass was used on Beijing Olympic Bird’s Nest and Water Cube.