Lisec: official opening of the Glass Forum

2016-02-20 | Events

The expression ‘centre of competence for research, production and training in the field of processing of flat glass’ is emphasized by the new LiSEC claim: ‘best in glass processing’. Its most recent orders include truly interesting projects such as the manufacture of the petals of the ‘smartflower’.

Official opening ceremony with Andreas Winter (Managing Director Glastech Produktions- und Verfahrenstechnik GmbH), Mag. Othmar Sailer (CEO LiSEC Group), Prof. Dr. Thomas Keppert (Chairman of the board of the Peter Lisec private Foundation), Mag. Christop
The new LiSEC center of competence in Hausmening, Lower Austria, was opened on 8 October 2015. The ‘Glass Forum’, in which LiSEC invested approximately EUR 5 million, houses the latest LiSEC technologies for every stage in the processing of glass – from glass cutting and edge processing through to an elaborate glass logistics system and up to the production of insulating and laminated safety glass, including tempering. In the Glass Forum, flat glass is processed under real-life production conditions. With its state-of-the-art production lines and software applications, the Glass Forum is used for research, test, training and demonstration purposes.

International guests for live glass production
Following the welcome speeches by CEO Mag. Othmar Sailer, Prof. Dr. Thomas Keppert, Chairman of the board of the Peter Lisec private Foundation and Mag. Christoph Neumayer, Secretary General of the Federation of Austrian Industry, the Glass Forum was officially opened on time at 9 a.m. The numerous attending international guests from business and politics visited the live glass production and, in presentations by experts, learnt about current topics such as automation, Industry 4.0 as well as quadruple insulating glass units with thin glass membranes. A factory tour of the mechanical engineering in Seitenstetten was provided in the afternoon.
“With our investment in the new centre of competence ‘Glass Forum’, we massively expand an essential distinguishing characteristic: We are t...


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