20 MILLION METRES OF ‘RED’ WARM EDGE SPACERS

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Profilex Spacers, a wholly owned subsidiary of the NEDEX Group represented in the UK and Ireland by Ashton Industrial, has secured a contract with Russia’s leading insulating glass manufacturing group to supply over 20 million metres of Warmedge spacers to factories in over 25 locations. .

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MAKING IT BIG AT GLASSWERKS LOS ANGELES

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An impressive 5000 x 2800mm maximum glass lite size has been specified by GLASSWERKS Group owner and President, Randy Steinberg for his modern plant situated in the city of Los Angeles, California. .

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WATCH THE ACTION !

SEE ALL THE LATEST MACHINERY IN FULL SPEED OPERATION . We have  a range of film clips of Ashton Industrial machinery in full swing ! . So much more becomes clear when you can see with your own eyes what’s happening and how things really work.  Check out the current offering which includes SHAPESEAM-PRO robotic […]

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RAVENSBY GLASS EXPANDS OPERATIONS – AGAIN !

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Everyone loves a success story, and we at Ashton Industrial are delighted to have been chosen to play a major role in the latest chapter of this one.

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ESTONIAN INVESTMENT

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Glassolutions Saint-Gobain  in Estonia have upgraded their arrissing and pre-tempering process with an investment in Ashton Industrial’s PRO range of professional heavy duty equipment.

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ROYAL WORLD GLASS

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ROYAL WORLD GLASS in Dubai are the latest addition to our list of prestigious customers running ASHTON INDUSTRIAL heavy duty professional arrissing (seaming) equipment in the UAE.

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NATIONAL GLASS INDUSTRY EXPANDS RAS AL-KHAIMAH OPERATIONS

Mr Amjad A. Hussain, CEO & Managing Director of National Glass Industry L.L.C (NGI) in Ras Al-Khaimah, UAE and his team have decided to move their business to a higher level in terms of productivity, range of products and services.

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BRANDING IN THE U.S.A.

Maryland contract glazing and tempering specialists KENSINGTON ART GLASS have installed a unique combined seaming and laser branding combination at their Ijamsville facility.

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ASHTON IN GERMANY

Lehnert GmbH, situated in rolling countryside north of Frankfurt, Germany, has installed the latest Ashton air floatation dry arrissing system UNIX AIRFLOW at their Fernwald plant which specialises in a large range of very attractive high tech glass wall and partitioning systems.

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COUNTY COMES BACK FOR MORE !

It was way back in 1998 that Ian Hamilton, owner and MD of County Glass, came striding on to our exhibition stand at GLASSTEC in Germany. "Steve," he said to me, " is that what I think it is?" It was the world's very first ever fully automatic arrissing (seaming) line for processing random sizes […]

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THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME

  It had to happen!   Demand has been such that Ashton have now developed a concept for fully automatically arrissing (seaming) any shape of flat glass. So what’s so special about SHAPESEAM PRO ? No pre-programming is required, no library of shapes of data lists. It can be presented with any shape at any […]

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TRIPLE BENEFIT FOR FUJIAN AUTOMOTIVE

FUYAO Glass Industry Group has specified Ashton’s powerful triple diamond belt edge grinding machine for their automotive division based in Fujian province. The heavy duty TRIPLE-X  machine will be fitted with top quality diamond belts to provide a smooth flat edge and double arriss finish on shaped sidelites, backlites and windscreens. The flexibility of this […]

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TWO MORE FOR THE KINGDOM

The value of heavy duty reliable arrissing is not lost on leading temperers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  More than 99.5% uptime round the clock, 24 hours a day is an absolute must if you don't want to have your tempering furnace, perhaps your whole production, out of action waiting for arrissed glass ! nbsp; In this […]

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ROBOLOAD PRO

ROBOLOAD PRO is a new fully automatic glass feeder developed for loading glass sheets into any downstream process, completely labour-free.

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BUILDING FOR EGYPT’S FUTURE

One of Egypt's leading experts in structural glazing and modern architectural projects, Nile Aluminium & Metals Company, is preparing to play a major role in the building of Egypt's economic future. The new government, led by PM Essam Sharaf, is in the news encouraging economic growth and investment from UAE, the US and the European […]

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ALUMCO DUBAI

MAJOR ARRISSING UPGRADE FOR LEADING GLASS FABRICATOR . After many years of trouble-free arrissing with Ashton Industrial’s UNIX heavy duty manual arrissers, leading UAE glass processor ALUMCO is upgrading to a SeamMaX-X triple-head arrissing line that grinds the flat glass edges as well as upper and lower arriss. . The machine works entirely independent of […]

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STAINLESS REPUTATION

London-based stainless steel specialist RIMEX has been fitted out with a customised washing and drying machine from ASHTON INDUSTRIAL.   Fitted with closed-loop Reverse Osmosis water treatment, the machine is employed for final cleaning of very thin gauge stainless steel sheet, chemically processed to create bespoke surface finishes for architectural and other designer appications. Three […]

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FULLY AUTOMATIC BATCHING AND JUST 12 MONTHS PAYBACK – IT’S TRUE!

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The BatchmastaTM fully automatic furnace batcher designed and built by Ashton Industrial has one of the shortest paybacks conceivable for high tech PLC controlled glass machinery. Labour cost savings of over $100,000 are being saved in the first year, and that’s already more than the total investment. And that saving is there again in the second year, and […]

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SAUDI AMERICAN GLASS

    SAUDI AMERICAN GLASS are taking delivery of two UNIX heavy duty arrissing machines for their tempering operation this April.   Ashton Industrial have seen a steady increase in demand for these high-performance machines in Saudi Arabia and the UAE this past year, and are in negotiation for several fully automatic arrissing and furnace […]

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WET AND DRY GRINDING SCORES AT GLOBAL GLASS INDUSTRIES

  Some specialist glass coatings are easily damaged by water and manual handling, so the preference is for dry arrissing/seaming of edges when preparing the glass for tempering.     On the other hand, a finer finish is achieved, particularly on thicker glass, when wet grinding with diamond belts.   The brand new factory of […]

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