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Sluishuis – Amsterdam

A majestic residential and leisure complex on the urban waterfront

Ideally situated where the city, countryside and water meet in Amsterdam's IJburg district, Sluishuis is an iconic residential project designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and Barcode Architects.

INTERIOR conference 2023

We invite you to the INTERIOR conference, which takes place on November 2, 2023 in Brno

AGC Glass Europe Award for Sustainable Design

Designblok 2023 Awards: The international jury awarded the best achievements of the 25th year of the festival. The absolute winner and Grand Prix holder is the young company Cake Houses with the project of a configurable house. The AGC Glass Europe Award for Sustainable Design went to Ineke Hans for the project of the first REX reversible chair.

3rd annual conference ČKLOP - WINDOWS & DOORS 2023

We invite you to the 3rd year of the conference of the Czech Chamber of Light Wall Cladding called WINDOWS & DOORS 2023.

Innovative mirrors Mirox 4Green+ will shine at the unique exhibition Designblok Cosmos

The universe of Czech design will park at Prague Castle. Designblok, the most important design festival in Central and Eastern Europe, revealed the shape of the expected main exhibition Designblok Cosmos. Mirrors from AGC flash on it.

Open Days with Kronodesign in the new DECO LOCO interior design showroom

On September 20 and 21, we invite you to the presentation of decorative glass for interior design by AGC ambassador Klára Soukupová.

AGC glass factory in Kryry is celebrating 30 years: come to the open day!

The AGC production and processing plant in Kryry will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its modern operation on Saturday, August 26. We invite you to a tour of the production and processing plant as well as an all-day entertainment programme not only for children.

AGC Glass Europe unveils new Stopray solar control coatings

AGC is expanding its range of solar control glass products to meet growing demand for enhanced-neutrality solar control glazing.

AGC has launched a new version of Luxclear anti-corrosion glass that remains as bright and transparent on the very first day

Luxclear is a clear glass with an invisible magnetron coating specially designed for shower applications. 

AGC Glass Europe releases Mirox 4Green+ premium mirror featuring water-based paint

Mirox 4Green+ is the latest version of AGC’s premium lead-free mirror featuring a water-based protective coating and even lower emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This fully opaque product remains the ideal solution for backlit applications.

International congress on housing, architecture and design LIVING FORUM as early as 16.5. in Prague!

Have you ever wondered how difficult it is to enjoy an uninterrupted view? Looking out of the window at New York, at a blossoming garden, from a VIP stand, at a shop window or at museum exhibits, you will always come across glass and its reflection. Or not?

FINEO – Window Renovation

How to renovate original wooden windows with single glazing, if we want to preserve their appearance and at the same time increase thermal comfort in the interior?

Bořislavka Office and Shopping Centre

A sparkling landmark on the outskirts of Prague

The Bořislavka office and shopping centre brings high-quality modern architecture to the capital of the Czech Republic, with four crystal-shaped buildings rising out of a shared two-storey base whose shape perfectly fits the narrow, irregular site.

AGC as a Gold Partner of the ČKLOP 2023 conference

The 16th year of the national conference of the Czech Chamber of Light Wall Claddings is called Facades 2023: energy, technology, trends. The conference is devoted to these topics in an effort to clarify the issue of energy use in that part of the building, which is called the light envelope.

New film about AGC Processing Teplice

Come for a tour of the AGC Processing Teplice plant, which we have prepared for you in the form of a short video.

 

Kineum

A stunning addition to the Gothenburg skyline

Kineum (from the Greek kineo, to set in motion) is a high-rise building located at Drakegatan 6 in the Gårda district of Gothenburg, Sweden. 

Construction fair online veleton.cz 28.-29.1.2023

We invite you to the largest online construction fair Veleton.cz, which will take place on January 28-29, 2023.

AGC recognized with the highest rating of "A-List" for "Climate Change" by CDP

Tokyo, December 13, 2022 - AGC (AGC, Inc.; Headquarters: Tokyo, President: Yoshinori Hirai), a world-leading manufacturer of glass, chemicals and high-tech materials, has been recognized as a CDP "A-list” company for 2022 in recognition of its advanced environmental initiatives and proactive information disclosure. 

AGC Glass Europe closes out International Year of Glass with launch of Low-Carbon Glass

In order to meet growing market demand and reduce the environmental impact of its production processes in line with its carbon neutrality roadmap, AGC Glass Europe is launching its Low-Carbon Glass range, featuring a significantly reduced carbon footprint.

Inauguration of new electric Volvo trucks for AGC glass transport by Lannutti

On 2/12/2022 the first fully electric truck arrived at AGC’s plant in Cuneo (Italy) marking the completion of an innovative smart logistics project by Volvo Trucks Italia, Lannutti Group and AGC Glass Europe.

AGC Flat Glass Czech a.s. was awarded the Region Governor's Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

On 1 December 2022, AGC Flat Glass Czech a.s. was awarded the Region Governor's Award for Corporate Social Responsibility and won in the category of large enterprises with more than 250 employees. AGC Automotive Czech a.s. came second in this category, and Orlen Unipetrol came third.

Watch with us the new episode of the program Wandering the Czech Republic of the Future

Thursday 3 November 2022 at 21:10 on CT1

The directors of the AGC Řetenice and AGC Processing Teplice plants are guests of the program Wandering the Czech Republic of the Future

11th annual INTERIORS conference

We invite you to the 11th edition of the INTERIORS conference, which takes place on November 3, 2022 in Brno

Watch the premiere episode of the program Miracles of Nature with us

Saturday 1/10/2022 at 20:10 on CT1

The main heroes this time will be falcons nesting on one of the chimneys of the Řetenice plant in our AGC glass factory in Teplice.

Can Vladimír Kořen ring the baby falcons? What about Maroš Kramár? Will he dare and climb the chimney to a height of 87 m?

2nd annual conference ČKLOP - WINDOWS & DOORS 2022

We invite you to the 2nd year of the conference of the Czech Chamber of Light Wall Cladding called WINDOWS & DOORS 2022.

AGC ACTIVE DAY - A slightly different view of the glass

Tuesday June 14 from 11 am to 6 pm

AVANT Business Centrum, City Tower, 27th floor

The BOTTLE exhibition: the story of the largest bottling plant in Austria-Hungary

The Museum of the City of Ústí nad Labem has prepared a new exhibition under the simple name BOTTLE. In addition to the various bottles as a phenomenon among the packaging, it also represents the 150-year history of the Mühlig family glassworks in Ústí. The exhibition opened to the public on March 16 and will last until the end of February 2023, so this whole year will commemorate the ongoing International Year of Glass.

AGC supplies glass for The Sign in Milan

Urban renewal at its finest: a stunning new business complex built on a redeveloped industrial site

The international congress on housing, architecture and design LIVING FORUM tomorrow in Prague!

On Tuesday, April 26, 2022, from 10 a.m., the Living Forum, an international congress on housing, architecture and design, will be held at the DOX Center for Contemporary Art, at the end of which the winners of the Interior of the Year competition will be announced. 

Exhibition HOT HOT HOT Glass, ceramics and porcelain from A to Z

On April 14, the exhibition HOT HOT HOT Glass, ceramics and porcelain from A to Z was officially opened, organized by the Association of the Glass and Ceramic Industry of the Czech Republic with the Museum of Glass and Jewelery in Jablonec nad Nisou in the National Technical Museum in Prague. 

AGC is the main partner of the ČKLOP 2022 conference

We invite you to the 15th year of the national conference of the Czech Chamber of Light Wall Claddings entitled Eco-friendly facades for a sustainable future.

Thermalium, the heart of the Teplice Spa, is decorated with Lacobel and Matelac glass

Thermalium is an exclusive complex of thermal swimming pools and is available not only to spa guests, but also to Teplice residents and all visitors.

AGC guest in the "How to furnish an interior?" program at the For Interior trade fair

We invite you to the accompanying program at the For Interior and Design Shaker 2022 trade fair, which will take place on 31.3. - 3.4. in PVA Praha Letňany.

New AGC Processing Teplice brochure to download

We have prepared a new brochure for you with a comprehensive overview of our products, technologies and services.

 

AGC supplies Armada Mobility with high-performance glass for use in public information displays at Dutch train stations

ProRail, the company that operates the Dutch rail infrastructure, manages 4,000 travel information displays at 400 train stations in the Netherlands. With a view to making the displays easier to maintain, ProRail launched a project to upgrade certain components for some types of displays.

AGC has opened a new showroom in DOX

We are pleased to announce that we have opened a showroom and a place for business meetings for meetings with our customers and partners at a renowned address in the DOX Gallery in Prague.

Construction fair online veleton.cz 21.-23.1.2022

We invite you to the largest online construction fair Veleton.cz, which will take place on January 21-23, 2022.

10th annual INTERIORS conference

We cordially invite you to the 10th INTERIORS conference, which takes place on November 4, 2021 in Brno.

Spectrum - Brussels

An icon in the heart of Europe

Spectrum is a mixed-use project featuring an excellent location, enchanting architecture, advanced energy-efficiency technologies and a stylish design that radiates elegance and refinement: Spectrum never ceases to impress!

CityLife – Milan

AGC glass transforming the Milan skyline

CityLife is a new residential, commercial and business district in Milan, Italy. The project involved the construction of three skyscrapers, with dedicated areas for offices, stores, restaurants and services. 

AGC Deco Day

AGC Deco Day

Thursday June 10 from 1 to 4 pm

You are invited to a professional seminar on the topic of flat glass in interiors.

Artlite ProNatura

In collaboration with ornithologists, AGC glassworks has developed glass for the protection of birds

One of the current topics that architecture has been dealing with, is the protection of birds from hitting glass. Ornithologists estimate that up to 100 million birds die in Europe every year due to flying into glass surfaces, thus we are facing a problem that needs to be addressed.

Kallmorgen Tower

AGC Glass Europe participated in the modernization of the Kallmorgen Tower, an office complex in central Hamburg, made of glass and steel and named after the renowned architect Werner Kallmorgen.

The One

Conveniently located in the heart of Brussels’ European District, The One tower combines office space and housing units.

Generali Tower

The 44-story Generali Tower, 191 m high, is the second tallest skyscraper in the CityLife complex, a redevelopment area covering 366,000 m² that was formerly occupied by the Milan´s fairground and exhibition facility. At the base of the tower, which has a total floor area of 67,000 m², are a public piazza and a shopping area.

Lakhta Center

Soaring above the Primorsky business district on the outskirts of St. Petersburg, Russia, the Lakhta Centre is an ultra-modern complex that connects office space (including the headquarters of Gazprom headquarters) with recreational and cultural facilities.

The tallest residential high-rise building in the Czech Republic impresses with timeless technological solutions

The astonishing V Tower, the tallest residential building in the Czech Republic, has caused quite a stir both at home and abroad thanks to a unique combination of fittings, design, size and sophisticated details never before seen in the Czech Republic. Two years after its completion the project still attracts a great deal of attention because of the technological solutions deployed.

AGC for Fondazione Prada: A perfect combination of architecture and art, innovation and a sense for experimenting

AGC Glass Europe, the European leader in flat glass production, reaffirms its position as an exceptional partner in the world of design and participates with its glass in the creation of an eclectic-style building: the Prada Foundation in Milan, a prestigious museum dedicated to culture and contemporary art.

Sustainability and specifications

The demand for energy-efficient glazing has been steadily growing, partly driven by legislation, and the need to improve sustainability.

Thanks to Clearsight glass, AGC gained valuable points in the sanctuary of English rugby

AGC-supplied Clearsight glass has become a key element in the facade glazing of the eastern grandstand at Twickenham Stadium, which reopened in December 2018.

Stopray Ultra-70 on Clearvision and Stopray Titanium 34T

AGC launches two new solar protection coatings this fall: Stopray Ultra-70 on Clearvision and Stopray Titanium 34T, thus responding to market developments and customer expectations and coming up with best high-performance products.

New glass with solar control

Better insulating properties and aesthetic effect

AGC launches new coated glass: Stopray Vision-52, Stopray Vision-52T, Stopray Vision-62 and Stopray Vision-62T

Clearsight – Anti-reflective glass

Better appearance thanks to Clearsight, the new anti-reflective glass from AGC. A special anti-reflective coating helps minimize glare and reduces light reflection to just 0.8%, which is significantly lower than with conventional float glass.

Mirox 4Green – Fully ecological mirror

In line with its sustainable approach, AGC is offering an improved range of eco-friendly mirrors. Now this range has been expanded with a novelty, the premium Mirox 4Green mirror, which relies on the use of lead-free paints.

Planibel Easy – Easy-clean glass

AGC Glass Europe introduces Planibel Easy glass

Planibel Easy Clear and Planibel Easy Blue possess a special coating that makes it much easier to keep your windows and your winter garden spik and span.

Cradle to Cradle Certified® Bronze certificate for Thermobel insulating glass

AGC Glass Europe was the first glass manufacturer in the world to receive the Cradle to Cradle Certified® Bronze certificate for its Thermobel insulating glass. It thus continues to fulfil its commitments aimed at continuously improving environmental performance.

The Energy Savings Project for the manufacture of AGC Processing Teplice a.s. is co-financed by the European Union

The aim of the project is to reduce the energy efficiency of AGC Processing Teplice a.s.

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