Finland-based Glaston Corp. has invested in a California-based nanotechnology company that develops glass technology solutions.

According to a release, Glaston will acquire 12 percent of the unnamed company’s shares and will serve as its preferred equipment partner. Glaston has also agreed on the delivery of $2.11 million (EUR 2 million) worth of engineering resources and equipment to the company. The resources and equipment will be delivered during 2016.

The company’s first smart glass production lines are expected to be ready for commercial use by 2020 at the latest, according to Glaston. Glaston will supply thin glass heat treatment furnaces for the lines.