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Tvitec: quality and service as company philosophy

2016-02-29 | Glazing / Insulating Glass

In this article, Tvitec gives us an idea of what it can do with one of its most recent applications – the great dome of the Pavilion of Italy at the Expo 2015 in Milan, for which it provided almost 3,000 square metres of high quality glass for ‘La Vela’ (the Sail) that wraps up Roman studio Nemesi & Partners’ design.

Tvitec: quality and service as company philosophy
Tvitec is a relatively young company with strong roots in the glass and glazing industry. Founded in 2007, the company has, right from the start, been able to count on its entrepreneurial spirit and ambition, powered by a highly-skilled team with considerable experience in the sector.
Tvitec has the largest architectural glass processing facility in Spain, located in Cubillos del Sil (Leon), and it is one of the main European companies in glass sector. In 2014 its turn-over reached EUR 60 million, 70 per cent of which went to foreign markets, especially to increasing activities in North America.
The machinery installed in the company’s factories enables to have complete automation of all processes and also ensures top-level manufacturing quality. Company premises include a joint-venture production plant with Soler, located in Villena, Alicante, Spain of 38,000 square metres, equipped with tempering lines.
Tvitec offers a variety of solutions and products for small- and medium-sized glazing installers, and in this article we will take a look at a recent production of the company, on show at the recently-held Expo.


Spanish architectural glass for ‘La Vela’
The upper glass skin of the Italian Pavilion at Expo 2015 in Milan, northern Italy, made of laminated and insulating glass units with different geometries and high energy efficiency, carried the ‘Made in Spain’ hallmark. Tvitec provided almost 3,000 square metres of glass for ‘La Vela’ (the Sail), the name that was assigned ...






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