Naugatuck Glass continues under New Flag: FLABEG Technical Glass
on: April 29, 2009, 4:07 am
Author: Ch. Radwan
/ Naugatuck, 28th April 2009. With a change of name to FLABEG
Technical Glass U.S. Corp. the acquisition of Naugatuck Glass,
Connecticut, initiated in mid-2008, is now complete. By this move
FLABEG has expanded its solar portfolio with a focus on thin glass
technology for solar applications.
the field of machining and finishing of thin glass with strengths
of 0.95 mm, Naugatuck Glass acquired a leading position. And now
FLABEG is building on this experience to develop strategically
ist future orientation as a leading supplier in the field of concentrating
solar thermal power plants (CSP). Additionally, in this context,
it is also pressing ahead with the development of lead-and copper-free
protection and coating systems for solar energy applications.
for parabolic-reflector power stations thinner glass units are
interesting. The thinner the glass, the higher the degree of reflection,”
explains Axel Buchholz, CEO of the FLABEG Group. Thus FLABEG is
once again manifesting its role as an experienced and innovative
partner for plant operators.
FLABEG, founded in 1882, is an independent company with ten manufacturing
facilities in Europe, America and Asia. FLABEG is active in the
commercial sectors of automotive mirrors, solar glass mirrors
and technical glass, specializing in all processes of glass finishing,
and sets technological standard in terms of the company‘s
core competencies - bending and coating.
components, bending and the application of optical and functional
layers also rank among the core competencies of FLABEG Technical
Glass U.S. Corp., (formerly Naugatuck Glass, founded in 1927)
so that FLABEG now virtually covers the spectrum of flat glass
FLABEG Holding GmbH
Phone: +49 (0)911 96456 248
Fax: +49 (0)911 96456 450