Press-Releases

[2018-11]

HEGLA: Puts spotlight on automation, process optimisation and cutting laminated safety glass at glasstec

This year, Glasstec (2018) once again surpassed its reputation as the leading trade fair for glass - this is the verdict of Bernhard Hötger, Managing Director of HEGLA. Visitors to HEGLA’s own stand immediately demonstrated significant interest in the topics of automation, process optimisation and processes for cutting laminated safety glass. [mehr]

[2018-08]

HEGLA presents solutions for the present and future of glass processing

The HEGLA Group, HEGLA-HANIC and HEGLA boraident will be exhibiting jointly at the glasstec trade fair in Düsseldorf under the motto “Shaping the future and providing impulses for the present”. [more]

[2018-08]

HEGLA appoints additional Managing Director and authorised signatories

The HEGLA Group, based in Beverungen, has made changes to its management team to further the consistent and long-term development of the company in line with its strategy for sustained growth. [mehr]

[2018-06]

HEGLA-HANIC GmbH places focus on digital future and Industry 4.0

The opportunities, possibilities and potentials of the digital future are at the centre of the HEGLA-HANIC GmbH vision, the founding of which was agreed between the shareholders of machine and equipment manufacturer HEGLA and software specialist HANIC. [more]

[2018-02]

Storage, transport and direct access to pretty much everything

A glass-delivery vehicle at a special price, two enhanced storage and transport trolleys for in-house logistics and a long-goods storage system which trade fair visitors can get a detailed look at. Hans-Peter Löhner from HEGLA Fahrzeugbau is looking forward to the FENSTERBAU FRONTALE in Nuremberg and is convinced of being able to offer the trade fair visitors interesting ideas and novelties at the stand. [more]

[2018-01]

HEGLA: “Made in Kretzschau” in demand internationally

Saudi Arabia, USA, Canada and South Korea – the list of countries to which Burgenland-based HEGLA exported last year is a long one. [more]

[2017-10]

Expertise in glass and laser applications:
Newly founded HEGLA boraident secures jobs and know-how in Halle (Saale)

Following a very brief period of insolvency, the 17 employees of boraident in Halle an der Saale (Germany) can breathe a sigh of relief. The HEGLA Group, headquartered in Beverungen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany (with approx. 550 employees worldwide), is taking over the site on 5th October, 2017. [more]

[2017-09]

Managing Director Manfred Vollbracht Steps into Retirement

After more than 41 years of active involvement, HEGLA Managing Director Manfred Vollbracht has retired shortly before his 66th birthday. [more]

[2017-07]

HEGLA places Vitrum focus on LSG model-cutting and linear drive technology

With solutions and concepts for the scoring of shapes in laminated glass, HEGLA will play a part in the international rendezvous of the glass industry at Vitrum in Milan. [more]

[2016-12]

HEGLA jubilarians and pensioners

“The success of a company is always dependent upon its employees working together for a common objective”, says HEGLA’s Managing Director, Manfred Vollbracht. [mehr]

[2016-11]

Laminated safety glass cutting by HEGLA – new-generation ProLam meets our vision of the future

In the spirit of Glasstec 2016, HEGLA introduced a new generation of the ProLam laminated glass cutting system while at the same time providing a glimpse of the future of LSG cutting with the Rapidlam system. [mehr]

[2016-11]

40 years of HEGLA from toolmaking workshop to globally recognised specialist supplier

750 guests accepted the invitation of the Beverungen-based HEGLA Group to attend their 40th birthday celebrations in the Stadthalle in Beverungen. [more]

[2016-07]

Glasstec 2016: HEGLA presents innovative, automated and cutting solutions live at the Glasstec

On over 1600m² of floor space, HEGLA is exhibiting machines and entire systems in live operation. Glasstec visitors can once again see and experience technology at close hand. [more]

[2016-02]

HEGLA at Fensterbau with transport and storage solutions

HEGLA will be exhibiting at the forthcoming Fensterbau in Nuremberg, with the focus on storage and logistic solutions for glass, construction elements and profiles. It will be displaying profile storage systems and an enhanced door and element storage frame, alongside a Renault Master, specially converted for the transport of large panels. [more] 

[2015-11]

HEGLA honours employees for 25 years of company service

It was smiles all round for HEGLA’s Managing Directors Manfred Vollbracht and Bernhard Hötger as they congratulated six employees on 25 years of company service in a small celebratory gathering. [more]

[2015-11]

Process automation in glass cutting
- the potential of robotic technology

Robots appear in any science fiction story. For many, they are synonymous with technical progress. In glass cutting, however, they are seldom used — even though in the automotive industry, for example, they were first introduced in 1961. Looking for the reasons for this — and where they can be found. [more] 

[2015-10]

25 Years of HEGLA Kretzschau
- from a local business to an international company

Staff and management at HEGLA Kretzschau celebrated the company’s 25th anniversary with a party on Friday (16.10). [mehr] 

[2015-09]

HEGLA presents new products and solutions for cost-optimization at this-year's Vitrum.

HEGLA will exhibit at the upcoming Vitrum trade fair with a focus on new products and solutions for effecting cost-reductions and process-optimization. One product which they will be present in Italy is the linear-driven RAPIDCUT KT, a newly-developed standalone-system for cutting float and monolithic glass. [more]

[2015-09]

HEGLA celebrates official opening of Plant 3
- an extra 10,000 m² of production space

The addition of almost 10,000 m² of production space marks yet another investment by HEGLA in the Beverungen site. On Friday, 28th August 2015, the company celebrated the opening of the new Plant 3 with a barbecue attended by the workforce of almost 500 as well as the tradespeople who worked on the alteration. [more]

[2015-03]

HEGLA bids farewell to retiring colleagues and honours long-serving employees

It was a great pleasure for HEGLA Managing Directors Manfred Vollbracht and Bernhard Hötger to honour no less than eight people for 25 years of service with the company and giving long-time colleagues a good send-off as they enter well-earned retirement. [more] 

[2015-02]

RAPIDCUT KT
– Standalone Cutting Table with Linear Drive

HEGLA presented RAPIDCUT KT, a new standalone cutting line, to coincide with glasstec 2014. At the same time, this replaces the Formline KT that is established in the market. Technically, the main difference between the two cutting machines is the electromagnetic linear drives used in the RAPIDCUT KT.  [more]

[2014-10]

Machines and systems in real-time operation
– HEGLA's world of experience at the Glasstec

Thanks to the many innovative machines and systems in operation, the Glasstec visitors who visited the HEGLA booth were given the chance of experiencing technology live in action. The interested expert audience had the opportunity to get a transparent insight into the technical processes, design and interplay of the various solutions on offer. Those looking for new ideas or production technology found inspiration in a mix of high-tech, high speed, interconnected processes. [mehr]

[2014-10]

Glasstec 2014: “Demonstrate what is possible”
– HEGLA shows cutting solutions for cost and process optimisation in real-time operation

HEGLA will exhibit at the upcoming Glasstec trade fair with a focus on solutions to reduce costs and optimise processes. HEGLA will exhibit four cutting lines, which could be or already are in operation in this form or a similar form at a modern glass supplier, on a display area covering 1500 m2. [more]

[2013-09]

HEGLA Innovations for Vitrum 2013:
New cutting solutions for float and laminated glass

When Vitrum opens its doors again on the 23 October in Milan, HEGLA will be there presenting something very special. This German producer of machinery and plant for flat glass processing will take the opportunity of the trade fair to introduce its newly-developed cutting machine for float glass. [more]

[2013-09]

HEGLA Innovations for Vitrum 2013:
New cutting solutions for float and laminated glass

When Vitrum opens its doors again on the 23 October in Milan, HEGLA will be there presenting something very special. This German producer of machinery and plant for flat glass processing will take the opportunity of the trade fair to introduce its newly-developed cutting machine for float glass. [more]

[2013-09]

HEGLA Innovations for Vitrum 2013:
New cutting solutions for float and laminated glass

When Vitrum opens its doors again on the 23 October in Milan, HEGLA will be there presenting something very special. This German producer of machinery and plant for flat glass processing will take the opportunity of the trade fair to introduce its newly-developed cutting machine for float glass. [more]

[2013-05]

Flexible handling of glass in glass warehouses

When competing for customers and in the case of urgent jobs, it can be an advantage to have the most popular types of glass in stock. If there is no room in the existing warehouse, HEGLA can offer various compact storage options that increase capacity significantly. [more]

[2013-05]

Free forms and models cut from laminated glass with the new ProLam Plus

With the new ProLam Plus, HEGLA is unveiling a new cutting system with which free forms and models can be cut automatically and with precision from laminated safety glass.
The development of the cutting process for laminated safety has been taken further for automatic model cutting on the ProLam Plus.  [mehr] 

[2012-11]

glasstec 2012: Visitors attracted by shape cutting of laminated glass and advanced float cutting lines

Visitors to the HEGLA stand at glasstec were given the rare opportunity to witness flat glass machining live. A cutting solution for laminated glass and another for float were brought along to the trade fair and were set up at the heart of the stand. HEGLA used this combination of systems to demonstrate cutting solutions which are compact and which use ressources efficiently. [more]

[2012-09]

glasstec 2012:
HEGLA demonstrates cutting solutions in real-time operation

"Discover the potential for your success in glass finishing" is HEGLA's motto at glasstec. HEGLA's more than 1,700 m2 of exhibit space (Building 14, C55/E55) will be used to show real-time demonstrations of a cross-section of its product range. [more]

[2012-06]

Cooperation agreement has been signed:
Bystronic glass and HEGLA a united force on the market

After having initially announced the intent of cooperation on 10 January 2012, Bystronic glass and HEGLA are entering a "Preferred Partner" cooperation with immediate effect. [more]

[2012-03]

Visit us at "Fensterbau/Frontale 2012" in Nuremberg

At "Fensterbau/Frontale 2012" HEGLA presents in cooperation with Peugeot a branch vehicle for the safe transport of glass and windows. A new combination of a compact storage system that can be moved either across and along will be shown from HEGLA Kretzschau. [more]

 

[2011-12]

HEGLA ProLam Kombi – combinated cutting machine either for laminated and float glass

A rewarding combination for maximum cut lengths

The ProLam 60 Kombi combines flexible cutting of laminated glass with the modern cutting of floatglass in one compact machine. Laminated glass up to a width of 6.000mm [more]


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