Glaston Group has closed a deal for a large Bystronic glass B’JUMBO Insulating Glass (I.G.) line with Portuguese Maxividro, a glass processor serving the construction and architectural market. The total length of the B’JUMBO is over 100 meters and it is one of the largest I.G. lines Bystronic glass has ever built. The order is booked in Glaston’s Q2/2019 order intake. The line will be delivered during the last quarter of 2019.
Founded in 1994, Maxividro has always been in the forefront of innovation with regular monitoring of equipment and technology playing an important role. In addition to its home market, Maxividro has since the beginning actively approached export markets, which nowadays represent over 50 percent of its sales to destinations such as Spain, Switzerland, UK, USA and Canada.
Bystronic glass’ B‘JUMBO FLEX 330 I.G. manufacturing line has a maximum dimension for insulating glass units with a height of 3.30 metres and length of 9.0 metres. The total length of the line is 101.6 metres. In addition to its maximum size, another customized feature is the synchronized spacer application that enables Maxividro to manufacture high quality both rectangular and shaped I.G. units in continuous production. Special glass to minimal frame panoramah!® windows, the most challenging client from Maxividro, will be produced on the new I.G. line.
“Today glass plays an important part in architectural projects. In addition to aesthetic values, the use of glass enables energy savings, noise reduction and increased safety, adding up to heightened comfort of the buildings.” said Pekka Hytti, Senior Vice President, Region EMEA, Glaston Group.