Press Glass UK Ltd, sister company of Press Glass SA, has announced its purchase of 100% of the share capital of the Glass Systems group of companies located in the UK, on 9 September.
The group includes Glass Systems Ltd, Glass Systems Direct Ltd, Vizor Tempered Glass Ltd and encompasses the Climate Glass a conservatory roof division.
Established in 1989 and mainly supplying the UK residential sector the Glass Systems group is the largest IGU manufacturer in the UK. The Glass Systems group now produces 35,000 m2 of tempered glass and over 50,000 insulated glass units (IGU’s) per week. Working with the current directors and management, the company plans to grow domestic IGU production within the UK to over 65,000 units per week within 2 years.
Founded in 1991, Press Glass SA supplies processed flat glass products to construction markets of Europe. The company’s products also exist on the markets of North America and Asia. Press Glass supplies a wide variety of customers including window frame manufacturers, door manufacturers, fire screen glaziers, interior fit-out contractors, commercial façade manufacturers and installers. The company also supplies high volume high quality single tempered glass to photovoltaic panel manufacturers. Weekly production amounts to over 150,000 IGU’s and 50 000 m2 of single tempered glass.