Updated worldwide glass market study 2019 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2019.

This unique software provides a global overview about glass producers and technical details. Easy to use and clear tables summarize information and data about glass makers such as: Glass types: flat glass, container glass, tableware, production capacities in regions and countries, number of furnaces, furnace types, year of construction, glass types and sub-types, products, project information, special news and downloads.

Further databases supplying demoscopic data and import and export data complete the market survey. Based on these data, prepare individual country profiles with information about local production capacities, local market sizes and expected demand in the future.

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Contact Info

Address A+W Software GmbH
Am Pfahlgraben 4-10
35415 Pohlheim
Country Germany
Phone 0049 6404 2051 0
Fax 0049 6404 2051 877
Email Get in contact with A+W Software GmbH
Internet www.a-w.com
Employees 150
Turnover 21 Mio. (2013)
Year founded 1977
Export Rate 55 %
Associations A+W is a wholly owned company of Friedman Operating Group, Deerfield, IL

Contact Persons

Contact 1. Michael Küttner
Manager Company Communications
Phone: 0049 6404 2051 0
Fax: 0049 6404 2051 877
Contact 2. Heiko Schuh
Sales Director Glass
Phone: 0049 6404 2051-210
Contact 3. Patrick Czivisz
Sales Director Fenestration
Phone: 0049 6404 2051-210

Products or Machinery

State-of-the-art Software Solutions from A+W:
  • Fully-networked production control A+W Production: the system modules can be fully integrated and span the entire production and optimization process, from job planning to just-in-time dispatch.
  • Flat glass Enterprise Resource Planning A+W Enterprise: for large corporations and groups of companies: data-base oriented and fully-integrated, this ERP solution supports all typical business processes, from order processing, purchasing, supplies and dispatch to production planning and control.
  • Branch-specific order processing A+W Business: Windows-based and comprehensive, this solution excels in its variety and integration of commercial, technical and logistics features, accessible and user-friendly through its no-detours Windows graphic surface
  • ERP System for small and medium sized companies: A+W Business Pro is a professional and cost-effective entry-level solution for small and medium-sized companies, with fully integrated order entry, cutting optimization and production planning. A+W Business Pro has been awarded by the German Mid-sized Companies Initiative as one of the best ERP Systems 2014!
  • Synchronized, continuous stream dynamic cutting, sorting and optimization (DynOpt) organizes streamlined, economic processes with optimum material yield in perfect production sequence
  • 3-D graphics (A+W Rack Optimizert) depict optimum packing load, specs and sequence – automatically, before the run – saving time, labor, transport racks and costs
  •  Web-based rack tracking & recovery (A+WRack Manager) offers integrated order, inventory and logistics software• precise CNC calculation & calibration for drillings (A+W CAD Designer); virtual digitalizing of templates and custom shapes with an ordinary digital camera ( Virtual Digitizing)
 

 
 

 


Company Background / History

A+W, world’s leading developer of software for the flat glass  producing and processing industry, provide state-of-the-art solutions for the entire spectrum of flat glass production and processing: architectural and automotive, laminated and tempered/toughened, as well as IG. Moreover, A+W provides ERP and CIM software for the fenestration industry. A+W are a wholly owned company of the Friedman Operating Group, Deerfield, IL., USA. In addition to providing innovative, user-orientated solutions for the most varied and complex production configurations , their state-of-the art ERP systems are the most widely-used branch-specific commercial solutions in the world.

Working hand-in-hand with the world’s leading manufacturers of glass production machinery, A+W – equipped with in-depth knowledge and first-hand experience of glass manufacture – have fostered through the years the unique synergy responsible for the glass industry’s most innovative high-tech breakthroughs.

Founded in Linden, Germany in 1977, A+W have been internationally active almost from the beginning. First expanding their activities throughout Europe, they now serve clients throughout the world; in the Near East, Asia, the Pacific, the Americas and the new European states. Around the globe, A+W are supported by full-service sales and technical teams working in close proximity to the world’s largest flat-glass producers.

The A+W software for optimization, administration and production control fulfils all the needs of the world´s flat-glass industry, and anticipates the new ones. Including solutions for job and order processing, commercial data capture, ERP systems, production planning and steering for TSG, LSG, IG and processing, the systems monitor and visualize the full range of commercial and production processes. CNC processing machinery guidance, web-based rack tracking & booking, cutting optimization and control, CAD and visual digitizing complete the product palette.