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 Sandvik Heating Technology AB
(former KANTHAL AB )
734 27 Hallstahammar
PoBox 502
Country Sweden
Phone 0046 220 21000
Fax 0046 220 21166
Email Get in contact with Sandvik Heating Technology AB
Internet www.kanthal.com
Employees 1600
Turnover 3 BSEK
Year founded 1931
Export Rate 99%

Contact Persons

Contact 1. Magnus Bergman
Global Marketing Manager Heating Systems
Phone: +46 220 21822

Products or Machinery

We offer a wide range of products, systems and solutions for thermal processing, based on our leading resistance heating alloys, metallic elements, ceramic heating elements, and other high-temperature materials and components. Our customized solutions would often include such products as:

  • Kanthal and Nikrothal resistance heating alloys
  • Kanthal APM and APMT powder metallurgy high-temperature alloys
  • Kanthal Super MoSi2 heating elements
  • Kanthal Globar SiC heating elements
  • Tubothal, Moduthal and other metallic heating elements
  • Electrical Heating Systems with integrated control systems
  • Kanthal APM and APMT extruded furnace tubes


We offer solutions for a wide range of applications like

  • float glass lines
  • production of flat screen glass
  • production of solar glass
  • production of automotive and other toughened glass

Company Background / History

"The Right Heat". Sandvik and its heating solutions brand Kanthal is the supplier of heating solutions for the glass industry globally. We offer the widest range of products, systems and services related to thermal processing of glass (as well as for many other industry segments and applications). As a market leader, we offer not only the best products and systems, we also have the best commercial and technical service.

Our trademarks Kanthal, Nikrothal, Kanthal Super, Globar, Superthal, Fibrothal are well-know, and are signs of advanced solutions for your heating needs.

In addition to electric resistance heating systems, our heating materials are also used in gas heating solutions.