Factory shutdown

from 24th December 2011 to 8th January 2012 (inclusive).

We would like to thank you for a positive co-operation, wishing you a happy festive season with prosperity, luck and peace in the new year.


Glass production in large format

The preparations are well under way for the Summer 2012 launch of truly oversized tempered and laminated glass at ECKELT. With maximum dimensions of 3.3 x 8 meters, these will be some of the largest glass units available in the world. At the end of 2012, the complete range of products will be available in XL sizes at ECKELT.


4BIRD - effective bird protection in glass architecture

With the innovative bird-protection glass 4BIRD, Eckelt is setting the standards in Austrian flat glass processing and is the first to offer a highly effective solution for prevention of bird impact on glass surfaces. The tried and tested 4BIRD designs are classified as "highly effective" by the Bird Station Hohenau-Ringelsdorf, and are suitable to reduce the collision risk of birds by 90-96%.

[more about 4BIRD]


Expert advice at a new location

On the 1st of June our professional architectural consultation GLASINFORM is moving to a new location in the centre of Vienna. Robert Magis will remain at your disposal for individual problem solving in glass applications and specifications.

Mariahilfer Straße 103 / 4 / 62A
1060 Wien
01 / 532 26 30

Please notice that office appointments can only take place after telephonic advance announcements.

[more about GLASINFORM]


Successful long-term performance

The solar control system ECKLITE fulfilled as the first product the testing criteria of the ift-guideline VE 07/2. The sustainable quality and reliability of integrated louvre in the ECKLITE System has been confirmed by the famous Fraunhofer-Institute.

The long-term performance of ECKLITE triple glazing has been tested positively through varying lifecycle exposures as climate- and temperature boundary conditions as well as additional solarisation impacts of the louvre up to 26.000 cycles.

For more product details, please contact Mr. Johannes Söllinger [j.soellinger@eckelt.at].

[more about DLS ECKLITE SC]


Simple all-glass appearance with VARIO

VARIO is a ready-to-install insulating glass system with the appearance of an all-glass facade. At the end of 2010 it gained the European Technical Approval [ETA-10/0362] which stands for more than 15 years of successful international practice at ECKELT.

[more about VARIO]

VARIO can be seen at the Bau in Munich in Hall B1 // Booth 502 in combination with the Jansen VISS facade system from 17th to 22nd January 2011.

ECKELT GLAS experts and products at the [Bau in Munich]


The 11th edition of BULGARIA BUILDING WEEK
Technologies, Equipment and Materials – A new vision to construction

BULGARIA BUILDING WEEK 2011 is the most prominent trade fair focussing on the construction sector. It attracts industry professionals, trade buyers and entrepreneurs associated with the construction industry from all over the world. 210 companies presenting the products of more than 360 companies from 20 countries. We will exhibit the innovative products

You can meet us in Hall 3 // Booth A7. Come and be part of the 8000 visitors either as professional or general public.


New management board

From January 2011, Dipl.-Wirt-Ing. Winfried Semling – an industry professional – is taking over the leadership at ECKELT GLAS. Since 1998 he has been operating within the SAINT-GOBAIN Group. From 1998 to 2000 Mr. Semling was the operations manager at the SGGS site in Hinwill, Switzerland, where he became CEO in 2000. In 2005 he moved to Paris and followed the function as technical director of the SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS SOLUTIONS.


The European market leader of insulating glass and glass-based solutions SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS SOLUTIONS has got a new identity from 1st January 2011. In a time of reorganization, GLASSOLUTIONS is the new brand for approximately 240 companies Europe-wide. GLASSOLUTIONS combines innovation, know-how and experience to offer complete solutions to our customers. For over 20 years ECKELT has been a part of the GLASSOLUTIONS and a leader in the flat glass processing industry in Austria.

With Winfried Semling the positive development of ECKELT GLAS in Steyr is secured in the long term.

Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. Winfried SEMLING