Fifth Euroglas float furnace enters production
Just 51 weeks after the ground breaking ceremony, Euroglas has officially opened its fifth float glass furnace in recent weeks. The latest installation at Ujazd, Poland is already running at full capacity, barely three months after commissioning. The project's construction schedule was very ambitious in its planning and implementation. However, the experienced project team even managed to reduce the construction period by two months compared to the previous tank.
The new furnace is named ‘Gabriela’, following a tradition that each Euroglas furnace bears its patron's first name; in this case, the daughter of Managing Director Piotr Noga. The additional capacity enables Euroglas Polska to satisfy increased demand in the Polish and European glass market. This is one of the world's largest plants and was established in 2009 in collaboration with Press-Glass SA.
The four Euroglas plants in Haldensleben (Germany), Osterweddingen (Germany), Hombourg (France) and Ujazd (Poland) were all founded together with medium-sized partner companies. Glas Trösch is the parent company and is based in Switzerland. Euroglas Group produces float glass, extra-white glass, laminated and thermally toughened safety glass and solar glass, as well as coated glass panes for applications within thermal and solar protection.