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Glaston Receives Order in China for EUR 3.5 Million
July 2 , 2009

Glaston in Tampere, Finland, announced it has secured an order in China worth EUR 3.5 million (approximately $4.9 million USD) for its Tamglass safety glass production lines. The products will be delivered by the end of this year from Glaston's factory in Tianjin, China.

The order includes CHF horizontal continuous furnaces and ProE CCS dual convection furnaces, both equipped with the company's glass tempering technology. Glaston Tianjin is producing all of machines ordered.

"As a milestone of our order intake 2009, the order from a leading Chinese glass processor operating in the glass and solar industry echoes Glaston's successful strategy in China, i.e. technology transfer and localization," says Frank Zhang, Glaston's general manager in China and North Asia. "To integrate global technology with local reach is more critical in current economic situation. Our target is to provide customers with leading edge technology, reliable quality, accountable service and acceptable prices."

Zhang adds, "We will continue to fully leverage global recourses to drive on our China strategies. With increasing product portfolio and a stronger local engineering team, we will be more confident in and capable of offering more value-added products and services."

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