The president of Castilla y León in Tvitec launches the largest glass processing furnace in Europe

03/06/2014  | Ponferrada
The President of the Junta de Castilla y León, Juan Vicente Herrera, has been commissioned to launch in the company premises Tvitec in Cubillos del Sil (Leon), the largest glass tempering furnace within the sector in Europe transformation . Tvitec ( Technical Glass Transformed ) has invested four million euros in the acquisition of this modern model ( RC350 ) manufactured by the Finnish multinational Glaston , measuring 60 meters long, and is located in the center of the plant .
The new thermal line opened by the President of the Junta de Castilla y León with Tvitec top executives , led by its CEO , Javier Prado, allow the production of tempered glass, laminated glass , double glazing or print of up to twelve meters (12,000 x 3,300 mm). This equipment will give the company the ability to double the current size of their products (6,000 x 3,300 mm).
This investment will allow Tvitec , already one of Europe's leading suppliers of glass for great architectural works among other uses, to launch a virtually exclusive product for its size and technical quality for cladding and thus compete worldwide. When switching the oven by the president of the Junta de Castilla y León have also assisted the Minister of Economy , Tomás Villanueva, senior representatives of the financial sector , multinational glass manufacturing , suppliers in this field , façade designers and numerous studies architecture .
Tvitec account in Cubillos del Sil , near Ponferrada (León ) , with the largest glass processing center in Spain and one of the largest in Europe with a manufacturing area of ​​60,000 square meters on a plot that reaches 112,500 meters in framework of the industrial estate of Bayo. The center directly employs more than two hundred workers.
The CEO of Tvitec , Javier Prado , thanked the President of the Junta de Castilla y León, Juan Vicente Herrera, his presence at the opening ceremony along with the Minister of Economy, Tomás Villanueva , among many other local regional , provincial and . He also stressed the institutional and financial support enjoyed by the company, whose investments this year will exceed six million euros in different facilities. He has also placed emphasis on the 30 new jobs that will be created on site and away in their ability and versatility to get any kind of popup or expanding market within the international orbit.
The commercial director , Alberto Sutil, has highlighted the growing importance of supply Tvitec its high quality glass for the development of major architectural projects in Europe , America, Asia , Africa or the Middle East , where energy efficiency and premium sustainability. The berciana company exported 60% of its total production , which exceeded half a million square meters of its various references last year. The new glass twelve meters from the Castilian and Leonese company aims to commercially introduce in early May as part of the Salon International Glazing ( VETECO 2014) to be held in Madrid at IFEMA fairground .


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