Updated worldwide glass market study 2020 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2020.

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 Marabu GmbH & Co. KG
Asperger Straße 4
71732 Tamm
Country Germany
Phone 0049 7141 691 0
Fax 0049 7141 691 242
Email Get in contact with Marabu GmbH & Co. KG
Internet www.marabu-inks.com
Employees 440
Turnover 72 Mio Euro
Certificates DIN EN ISO 9001DIN EN ISO 14001
Year founded 1859
Associations ESMA, SGIA, EuPIA

Contact Persons

Contact 1. Matthias Schieber
Solvent und Wasser Farben
Phone: 0049 7141 691 -174 / -328
Contact 2. Roland Visotschnig
UV colors
Contact 3. Simon Bornfleth
Contact 4. Mario Mertens
Contact 5. David Kegel
Contact 6. Markus Rodrigo
PM Glass

Products or Machinery

Mara® Tech MGO (pad & screen)

MaraTech MGO is a onecomponent and at the same time highly resistant ink for glass materials and metals. It can be processed in screen and pad printing.


  • Cost-efficient: One-component baking ink for glass and metal
  • Economical stocking: Designed for screen and pad printing
  • Meets highest demands on adhesion, chemical and dishwasher resistance
  • Suitable for sensitive applications such as baby bottles


Ultra Glass UVGL (screen)


Coated substrates
Anodised aluminium
Glass & ceramics

The UV-curable, 2-component UltraGlass UVGL requires no additional post baking while guaranteeing highest resistances. This reduces energy and investment costs and provides efficient production through high production speeds.



  • Efficient production as no oven baking necessary
  • Enormous energy, time, and space saving
  • Excellent dishwasher and further resistances
  • Formulation without critical heavy metals like lead, or cadmium


Mara® Shield UV-CGL (liquid coatings)

UV-curable ink for full-area roller coating onto flat glass.

  • 2-component coating
  • Very good adhesion to glass
  • Very high chemical and mechanical resistance
  • High opacit


Mara® Glass MGL (screen)


Glass & Ceramics
Anodised aluminium
Coated substrates

MaraGlass MGL is a solvent-based, two-component screen printing ink for indoor decoration prints onto glass, metal, ceramics, chromeplated, and coated surfaces. If a high chemical or water resistance is required the printed ink film must be tempered for 30 min at 140°C.



  • Highly pigmented opaque shades as well as additional colour pastes for mixing possibilities   and opacity as required
  • High chemical, filler, and dishwasher resistance
  • Silicone-free and suited for laminating
  • MGL standard shades are free of aromatic compounds and comply with IKEA Standard MAT-0066


Tampa® Glass TPGL (pad)


Glass & Ceramics
Coated substrates
Thermosetting plastics
Anodised aluminium
Chrome-plated parts

Glossy, fast drying 2-component pad printing ink for glass and many other substrates. TampaGlass TPGL impresses with excellent appearance, is easy to use and universally applicable thanks to very good adhesion and high resistances.



  • Outstanding ink flow, easy processing 
  • Very high mechanical, chemical, fill goods, and dishwasher resistance
  • Highest efficiency thanks to fast printing speeds
  • Wide substrate range

Company Background / History

Marabu is a leading global manufacturer of liquid coatings and screen, digital, and pad inks with headquarters near Stuttgart, Germany. Marabu’s track record of innovation stretches back to 1859, featuring many industry-first solutions for both industrial applications and graphic design. With its 14 subsidiaries and exclusive distribution partners, Marabu offers high-quality products and customer-specific services in more than 80 countries. Exceptional technical support, hands-on customer training, and environmental protection are core elements of its corporate philosophy. Sustainable business practices are also key to Marabu’s vision. These have been implemented through a number of initiatives, with concrete results – and the company is committed to maintaining this course of action in future. Marabu has been certified to ISO 9001 since 1995 and to ISO 14001 since 2003.