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RUREX: New technology for the glass industry

RUREX is active in the engineering and machine construction for the glass industry since 1949. Increasing competition pressure in global markets and fast changing products challenge our customers. Here RUREX is fully engaged and with our technical competence and permanent innovation process we develop our products continuously.

Today, we produce as one of the world market leaders with a high motivated team of experts in our branches in Erkrath and Gelsenkirchen in Germany. In our own plant we develop and manufacture solar-, cast- and profile glass machines according to individual requirements and finally we make the successful start-up in the customer's plant.

For the container glass industry we manufacture a broad choice of high efficient shear blades and wear resistant spare parts according to individual demands.

With many of our clients we have established trustful relationships in the past decades. Their confidence in the effiiency and competence of RUREX motivates us every day to optimize our processes continuously and strengthen our passion for high technology.

RUREX has the knowhow and the special equipment to produce good and qualified ultrathin solar glass. RUREX assets the newest tested equipment and technology for constant and efficient ultrathin solar glass products.

RUREX cast glassmachines: latest technology for the flat glass production

RUREX cast glass machines of the latest generation for solar-, wired- and patterned glass are developed for the high demands of ultrathin solar glass. Manufactured according to the needs of our clients they integrate itself seamless into the individual production processes grace to modern design, latest technique and solid construction. Short shut down periods and long life times guarantee high economical productivity. Special requirements are realized on demand.

Advantages Production

  • Variable speed control
  • Electronic gap adjustment
  • Electronic controlled drives
  • Ultrathin solar- and cast glass production
  • Special ceramic coatings
  • Bottom roller cleaning during operation
  • Process control functions
  • Quick couplings
  • "Online" glass thickness measurement
  • "Air-case" system for thin glasses
  • Wired glass production with additional supply
  • Synchronous control of the main rollers for exact angle exact speed despite different roller diameters
  • Electronic controlled single drives

Advantages Operating time and Life-time

  • Shortest modification and maintenance times
  • Quick machine changes
  • Solid and long-lasting construction


Each glass production is different. That´s why RUREX is typified for "tailor-made" solutions: All our machines are developed and produced according to individual specifications. This guarantees smoothest and most effective production results for the highest quality level. Especially in sensitive areas like the solar glass production.

Intensive contact to our customers is part of our success and "tailor-made" philosophy: The RUREX management team is partner of our customers in all requests. Our team of long-term experienced glass machine builders gives technical assistance at site and supports the successful commissioning of the glass machines.

We are pleased to accompany your projects and to realize them in a professional way.

Andreas Fremerey
CEO (commercial dept.)