Updated worldwide glass market study 2024 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2024.

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Contact Info

Address Hecker Glastechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Schleefstr. 5
44287 Dortmund
Country Germany
Phone 0049 231 9455 0
Fax 0049 231 9455 49119
Email Get in contact with Hecker Glastechnik GmbH & Co. KG
Internet www.hecker.de
Employees 200
Certificates ISO 9001:2015
Year founded 1919
Export Rate 60%
Associations Bundesverband Flachglas

Contact Persons

Contact 1. Andreas Appel
Phone: 0049 231 9455 120
Fax: 0049 231 9455 119
Contact 2. Thomas Pacholke
Sales Manager Solar Glass & Glass for Household Appliance
Phone: 0049 231 9455 140
Fax: 0049 231 9455 49140
Contact 3. Christoph Cichy
Director of Sales
Phone: 0049 231 9455 128
Fax: 0049 231 9455 49128

Products or Machinery

High quality flat glass with high permeability and long-term durability against sunlight is necessary for utilizing the energy from the sun effectively and economically and for using it as a real alternative to fossil fuels.

We supply low iron patterned glass and low iron floatglass for solar appliances such as solar collectors or photovoltaic modules:

  • /// T - SAFE SOLAR Pattern: Solar patterned glass for photovoltaics and solar heating
  • /// T - SAFE SOLAR Float: Solar floatglass for photovoltaics, solar heating and thin film modules
  • /// Energyvision – anti reflective Glass: AR coated solar glass für solar collectors and photovoltaics

Company Background / History

Experience, variety and innovation – these are the three principles on which our success as a world wide supplier of specialty glass is based.

For our products

  • T-SAFE SOLAR (Solarglass) and
  • BOROVISION (Borosilicateglass)

Hecker operates through both its in-house production and its high performing partners. With this strategy, we manage to establish a reliable, international network of production sites. Commercial, technical or logistical questions, quality control and international standards: we align our decisions to the needs of our clients.