Teemu Ohtamaa, managing director, Best Glass, said: "Due to tightening safety glass
regulations, demand for safety glass
is increasing, and we are seeking to meet this demand in the growing markets of Sweden and Norway, in addition to Finland.
The deal means Tyneside Safety Glass
products will be used all over the world by G4S, the world's largest security company with a presence in around 100 countries and revenues of close to PS7bn.
The pane of glass fell from between the second and third floors at Victoria House, in Albert Road, Middlesbrough on to Baker Street | Below: the toughened safety glass
shattered on the pavement below PETER REIMANN
Having taken Asahi India from scratch to the position of the biggest player in the automotive safety glass
market, Labroo now plans to go international.
Chris Hannant, managing director of Tyneside Safety Glass
, said: "It was a pleasure to show the pupils around and hopefully this will have given them a valuable insight into how glass is processed and provided them with a broader understanding of the type of products that are made on the Team Valley.
Including safety glass
which is widely used by automotive industry, sheet glass is high in demand both on the domestic market and international markets.
Today, safety glass
saves many people from injuries, and if Benedictus hadn't dropped his flask by accident, safety glass
For, while the direct victims of the four firms were the buyers of flat glass, companies who make products such as double-glazing and safety glass
, ultimately the high costs were passed down the line, to the consumer.
They set up on their own when their previous employer said there was no future in supplying single toughened safety glass
and today they employ 49 staff and are heading for a pounds 3.
The operational merger of the two factories, which manufacture safety glass
machines and pre-processing machines, is expected to generate synergy benefits and cost savings for Glaston, the company said.
Other user friendly enhancements include an innovative new galvanised wire guard that holds the safety glass
cover during lamp replacement.
It invented a tough, flexible carpet backing called "ethos" (patent pending), based on polyvinyl butyral (PVB) recycled from auto safety glass