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New Bystronic IG line at our Barnsley plant

We have installed 1 new Bystronic IG line at our Barnsley plant, Glass Systems AG. Across our 6 sites we now have 14 lines, 13 of which are Bystronic lines. This cements our position as number one domestic insulated glass unit producer for the UK with a capacity for over 100,000 units per week with […]

Innovative 3D glass!

Innovative 3D glass! Glass Systems, as part of the Press Glass Group, presents a reference project for construction where 3D glass panels were utilised. They are made using an innovative technology patented by the Press Glass Group. Nordstan is the largest shopping centre in the centre of Goethenburg in Sweden. The building welcomes all passers-by […]

Be welcomed to watch a short movie from inside of our factories

We are proud to present our brand new Glaston toughening furnace, just an element of our recent £3 million investment at our site Glass Systems AG in Barnsley! We have 2 new Bystronic IGU lines, 1 new Lisec cutting line, plus a Lisec KSR grinding line and a new Glaston FC 500 series furnace with […]

We invest again in the newest technology and equipment

Glass Systems purchased lately two lines for cutting laminated glass, two LiSEC GFB cutting tables and two LiSEC KSRs. The LiSEC KSR is a glass edge grinding machine for rectangles and shapes, with which all four sides can be seamed fully automatically. In combination with the LiSEC KSV the cycle time can be reduced by […]

The second factory of our parent company in the USA

So, we are not only the UK’s largest producer of IG units, but together with our parent company PRESS GLASS we are the largest independently owned IG producer in Europe and we are active in the USA too. See a construction site of our second factory in the USA: https://lnkd.in/djpd7w6 It is to be ready […]

Insulating glass units at its best, thanks to new investments

Glass Systems purchased the LiSEC base LAMICUT laminated glass cutting machine at the glasstec trade fair in Düsseldorf. “We had more orders for laminated glass than we expected, so we had to invest quickly. We bought a cutting table from LiSEC that we had never seen before and that no one in Europe had ever […]

At Glass Systems we create a multitude of modern glass unit types

At Glass Systems we create a multitude of modern glass unit types for the UK domestic market, but we also create fine, delicate traditional craft-style “works of art” such as these stained glass beauties coming out of our Barnsley site today. Made by us at Glass Systems AG ready to enhance a traditional building.

An acquisition of two factories of the Pilkington group and Cervoglass™

GLASS SYSTEMS has acquired two Pilkington group factories and their order book. Those factories have been producing insulating glass units for the residential market. The acquisition was formally proceeded by GLASS SYSTEMS North Limited, a company intentionally created for this purpose and directly dependent on PRESS GLASS UK Limited. The factories are located in Cumbernauld […]

Press Glass SA has purchased 100% of the share capital of Glass Systems

Press Glass UK, sister company of Press Glass SA, has purchased 100% of the share capital of Glass Systems including Glass Systems, Glass Systems Direct, Vizor Tempered Glass also encompassing Climate Glass, a conservatory roof division. Just before the acquisition Glass Systems was mainly supplying the UK residential sector, and now producing 35,000 m2 of tempered […]

We are well placed for future growth

Glass Systems has completed a “major investment” in a new 40,000 sq ft factory in Peterborough which enables our company access to a greater geographical spread of customers. We are now well-placed for future growth following the opening of a new 40,000 sq ft facility in Peterborough. The new factory was opened in May 2014. […]

Climate cools the sizzling summer

Not only has the recent hot weather proved a welcome surprise to those of us who expected another cold, wet summer; it has proved very profitable for installers of Climate conservatory roofs. According to Climate’s managing director Alan Atkinson, the soaring temperatures throughout June and July sparked a surge in sales of Climate roofs -particularly […]