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Glaston Experiences ‘Significantly Better’ Second Quarter

Glaston recently released its interim report for January-June, adjusting its outlook from the January-March report. According to Glaston president and CEO Arto Metsänen, “the second quarter was significantly better than the first,” as the company saw signs of the market … Continue reading

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Tristar to Open Third Fabrication Plant

Tulsa, Okla.-based Tristar Glass Inc. announced it plans to open a new fabrication facility in Houston by the first quarter of 2015. According to the company, the new facility will feature a Glaston FC500 furnace with a bed load size … Continue reading

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Canadian Court Orders China-based Northglass to pay $1.8 Million in Damages

The Canadian Federal Court recently gave its decision on the damages of a case between Glaston Group and Northglass Technology & Industry Co. Ltd. On April 29, the court ordered Shanghai Northglass to pay Glaston approximately $1.8 million, including interest, … Continue reading

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Glaston Announces Four First-Quarter FC500™ Orders For UK Market

Glaston announced it won four premium FC500™ tempering furnace orders for the UK market in the first quarter of 2014, matching last year’s four orders. According to Steve Brammer, Glaston’s sales manager for the UK and Ireland, the new agreements … Continue reading

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Glaston Holds Annual General Meeting

Glaston Corp. held its annual general meeting on April 2 in Helsinki. During the meeting, the company adopted the financial statements and consolidated financial statements for the financial period from January 1 to December 31, 2013. The general meeting also … Continue reading

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Glaston Makes Executive Changes

Helsinki, Finland-based Glaston Corp. has announced several changes to its executive management group. Among these, Roberto Quintero, senior vice president of the pre-processing product line of the company’s machines business area and a member of the executive management group, will … Continue reading

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Glaston Issues 2013 Financial Report

Helsinki, Finland-based Glaston has released its financial details for 2013, with orders for the year totaling $167.6 million USD (123.3 million Euros). Orders received in the fourth quarter totaled $42.3 million (33.3 million Euros). The company reports consolidated net sales … Continue reading

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Glaston Closes Deal in China

Glaston has closed a $2.5 million USD (1.8 million Euros) deal with CSG Group for a double-chamber furnace FC500™+ RC350™ 2460-380 equipped with the Vortex Pro™ convection control system. The line will be installed in CSG’s Chengdu plant in South-West … Continue reading

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Glaston Obtains Large Order from Taiwan

Glaston has closed a $2.6 million (1.9 million Euros) deal for a heat treatment line and several pre-processing machines with the Taiwanese company G-TECH Optoelectronics Corp. The machines were included in Glaston’s fourth-quarter 2013 order book and will be delivered … Continue reading

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Liettyä Appointed Senior Vice President of Glaston’s Machines Business Area

Juha Liettyä has been appointed senior vice president for the company’s machines business area, effective January 1. Liettyä currently heads the machines business area’s heat treatment product line. Liettyä joined Glaston in 1986 and has been a member of the … Continue reading

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