Vetrotech inaugurates new production line in Namysłów
On 20 March 2019, Vetrotech Saint-Gobain inaugurated the start-up of a new “state-of-the art” combination IGU (Insulated Glass Unit) and TPA (Thermal Plastic Application) production line in its facility located in Namysłów, Poland. The site is entirely dedicated to the manufacture of Contraflam fire resistant glass, where this investment is expected to increase flexibility and raise output by up to 20%.
By boosting production capability and the standard of service to their customers, Vetrotech firmly reasserts their commitment to the Polish market and its heightening demands for reliable, durable and sustainable fire safety solutions.
“The expansion of our production capacity allows us to ensure reliable lead times and maintain the highest levels of service to our customers. This move is a powerful sign and demonstrates Vetrotech’s strong commitment to the business location in Namysłów and production in Poland”, says Grzegorz Soltys, Sales Area Manager Poland.
Founded in 1980, Vetrotech was the first company to be uniquely specialised in the development, manufacture and distribution of sustainable fire-resistant and high-security glass of the highest resistance classes. Having first entered the Polish market in the 1980’s, and producing in Namysłów since 2008, Vetrotech has a well-established history and local presence, known for premium quality fire-resistant and high-security glass solutions, combined with multifunctionality that satisfy the highest requirements of their customers.
The Namysłów facility produces the leading industry brand “Contraflam” for the Polish and many world-wide markets. Containing a transparent, intumescent interlayer that becomes opaque and acts as a heat shield in the event of a fire. The Contraflam family of products offers fire resistive performance to E/EW and EI classifications from 30 up to 120 minutes.
Vetrotech is uncompromising in their commitment to high-security and fire-resistant glass solutions, with their number one value being that: People’s safety always comes first. They offer the best operational efficiency for their customers, giving maximum comfort and peace of mind to end users, all with superior aesthetic quality and multi-functionality for frame builders and architects all around the world.
This step is part of Vetrotech’s strategy to achieve sustainable growth within Poland and Europe and to assure customer service to the highest standard.
About Vetrotech Saint-Gobain:
Vetrotech Saint-Gobain is part of the Saint-Gobain group. Vetrotech specialises in the development, manufacture and sales of high-performance life-safety glass products and systems for the building and marine sectors, with a focus on providing multi-functional security, comfort and design features for safe and seamless building integration. By offering a broad selection of high-security solutions, including resistance to fire, impact, attack, bullet, blast, pressure, and even hurricane, Vetrotech can provide innovative solutions for even the most demanding of applications. Founded and headquartered in Switzerland since 1980, with seven main production sites situated on three continents, and operating its own accredited fire test laboratory, Vetrotech can ensure reliable supply and global coverage over a network of regional sales offices.
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