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Technoform: improving insulating performance and saving energy by creating 'warm edges'

2011-05-01 | Ig equipment

At the beginning of the 1990s, continuous observation of the market and analysis of the window and façade sector provided the decisive impetus to develop thermally optimized spacers. And during these years, the company presented in this article – Technoform – was set up – and has since developed into a globally-present company supplying a complete range of spacers and muntin bars.

Technoform: improving insulating performance and saving energy by creating 'warm edges'
In 1995, working in cooperation with a plate glass manufacturer, Technoform Caprano + Brunnhofer GmbH & Co. KG started to develop a spacer for the so-called ‘warm edge’, a decisive element in the production of laminated insulating glass. This development work included the construction of production technology as well as market analysis of the insulating glass industry. The result was a new marketable Technoform product: the TGI®-Spacer, which has really established a name for itself as a spacer for the warm edge in this growing market segment. In 1998, Technoform Glass Insulation Systems GmbH (TGI®) was founded as an independent company within the global Technoform Group, initially purely as a sales office. It forms part of the Technoform Group, which has been among the world’s most renowned producers in the field of plastics extrusion for many years. With numerous production sites and sales offices, it has an international presence. In 2001, the first production lines for TGI®-Spacers were put into operation at the premises of an affiliate company within the Technoform Group.
In 2003, the facilities were moved from Fuldabrück to their own premises in Kassel, uniting sales and production. In 2004, the company name was changed to Technoform Glass Insulation GmbH. In 2005, international sales structures were established and expanded. In the meantime, TGI® is represented by its own sales offices and sales partners all over Europe, as wel...


Article taken from Glass-Technology International bi-monthly magazine (6 issues per year)
Year: 2011 number: 3
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