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Swisspacer to showcase leading warm edge spacer at Glasstec 2010

Swisspacer’s Managing Director Matthias Meissner

Leading warm edge supplier Swisspacer will be exhibiting at this year’s Glasstec exhibition in Düsseldorf (28th September – 1st October). It’s the fourth time Swisspacer will be exhibiting at the show. Swisspacer will use the event to promote its leading warm edge spacer bar and show sealed unit manufacturers and window fabricators how thermal performance and manufacturer friendly warm edge spacer bar can help increase sales and meet demand for top performing WER windows.

Managing Director Matthias Meissner says: “Glasstec is the leading international exhibition in the glass and glazing industry and is one of the most important events in the calendar. As one of the leading suppliers of warm edge products it is important that we have a presence. It has provided an excellent platform for us to do business in the past and we expect this year to be even better. Visitors can see for themselves the benefits of using our warm edge product.”

During the show, Swisspacer will be celebrating with customers from all over the world their combined success during an evening out in Düsseldorf.

Visit Swisspacer at Glasstec: Hall 11, stand A08

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Formed in 1998 Swisspacer is part of Saint-Gobain Glass Solutions. The company has experienced massive growth in the UK over the past 2 years. Its no-investment needed price benefit has been a key advantage that has attracted sealed unit manufacturers and window fabricators and fuelled its growth.

The manufacturing and head office is in Switzerland and a second manufacturing facility is established in Germany. Much investment is taking place to expand production capacity to ensure that Swisspacer is able to satisfy the dramatic ongoing growth in demand for its high performance warm edge spacer bar products.

Swisspacer has a growing network of leading sealed unit manufacturers in the UK and Ireland using its products, including Solaglas, Pilkington, Carey Glass, Supaseal, Custom Glass, Uniglaze2, Glass Systems, Clayton Glass, System 3 and Hollow Seal among others.

Swisspacer exactly matches the shape and dimensions of aluminium spacers, and being rigid and self supporting it handles in a similar way. And because there is no need to invest in expensive new machinery, it makes it very easy to get up and running with warm edge. Automated solutions are however available from Lisec, Saint-Gobain Seva and Rottler and Ruediger.

Independent tests conducted by IFT Rosenheim, the leading European independent fenestration research and test facility, showed that Swisspacer V had the best PSI values of all the other leading brands of spacer bar that were submitted for testing. Using Swisspacer thermal insulation (U-value) can be improved by up to 20%. Swisspacer V and Swisspacer perform very well in the Window Energy Rating Scheme.

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