Updated worldwide glass market study 2021 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2021.

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 HANIC GmbH
Software for Glass
Lohrheidestraße 1
44866 Bochum-Wattenscheid
Country Germany
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Products or Machinery

Engineering, Software Development, CAD Systems

OPTIFER 4 - Modern Design Flexible Production Control
OPTIFER4 - our brand new production planning and control system for double glazing, toughened glass, laminated glass, furniture glass and mixed products comes with a complete graphical user interface.  

OPTIPLUS - The Complete Order Management Solution
OPTIPLUS covers a vast majority of business activities. From order processing with integrated CAD functionality to purchasing and internal control all the way through dispatch management and invoicing, OPTIPLUS excels.

OPTICAD - Computer Aided Design -
CAD for catalogue shapes - CAD for complex processing - CAD for Georgian designs - CAD for stepped units

OPTIWIN - The Compact Solution
OPTIWIN is a flexible order management system specially developed for use by small to medium sized glass producers and glaziers. OPTIWIN provides all features of a commercial application and contains order entry, invoicing, route planning, purchasing, stock control, and statistical evaluations.

OPTIPLAN 4 - Optimisation In Modern Design
OPTIPLAN4 is a completely Windows based optimisation system for glass processing companies and cutting table manufacturers. Among other functional highlights, OPTIPLAN4 has a flexible input generator that allows the user to individually configure input fields. System interaction is possible via keyboard, mouse, or touch screen. Metric or imperial/standard input options (/32, /64 fractions of an inch, decimal inch) are available.