Glasstec 2020 canceled and postponed to 2021



The effects of the Coronavirus health crisis and the cancellations of certain exhibitors (Guardian, MSK, etc.) forced the organizers of the German Glasstec 2020 fair to postpone their event to 2021. Given the continuing uncertainties in terms of travel restrictions and With quarantine provisions in the main target markets, Messe Düsseldorf has opted for these new dates in close coordination with the trade fair's advisory board and all the partners involved. Remember that the most important trade fair for the glass industry was initially planned for October 20 to 23. Messe Düsseldorf is already cooperating with associations to offer digital service formats for 2020 with the aim of bringing customers and exhibitors closer together and making the information and ranges available for Glasstec digitally available to professional visitors interested in the original dates of the show.


What about Vitrum 2021?

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Artibat reporté sur 2021

ARTIBAT : Reporté aux 13, 14 et 15 octobre 2021


Au regard de la gravité de la crise sanitaire et de ses impacts économiques qui menacent l’ensemble des acteurs du bâtiment, c’est avec regret que la CAPEB Pays de Loire, organisatrice du salon, a pris la décision de reporter l’édition 2020 d’ARTIBAT aux 13, 14 et 15 octobre 2021.


Décision sage s’il en est !

The former manager of the mirror factory Schultz president of the CPME 53



Raphaël Alexandre was appointed president of CPME 53, the confederation of small and medium-sized enterprises in Mayenne, France Ovest, Thursday January 9, 2020. This is not his first mandate within the institution: he has already held the positions of vice -president in industry and crafts.

Director of the Schultz mirror factory in Saint-Berthevin until 2016, Raphaël Alexandre created in 2018 the Horse and Heritage agency specializing in equestrian tourism. "Our members are mainly made up of craftsmen who work alone," said the new president. Our mission remains to help them on a daily basis. "

Mousset integrates into the transport of doors and windows


The Vendéen transporter (France Ovest) already present in this niche in batches has just taken over Raud, specialist in the transport of doors and windows on construction sites which transports 50,000 doors, windows and bay windows every week.


The company has planned a fundraising of 30 million Euros at the top of the balance sheet and debts with opening of the capital to employees and drivers.


Semi-automatic machines to carry out vanity top, kitchen top..


These machines are a step between the traditional stone processing by hand and the fully automatic numerical control machine. They are a useful help, but always need to have a skilled and trained operator to drive it.

They consist in a spindle in vertical position, where the tools are installed. This spindle is fixed on an arm allowing the operator to move the spindle in a horizontal plan.

The machine workS generally with an open water circuit

Dependind their caracteristics and options they can do

-external and internal polishing


-milling (or opening for exemple)

-polished slanted planes


Machine from Ravelli


The maximum rotation speed for the spindle is a key point, allowing or not the milling cutting (opening). Depending the milling cutter suppliers these roation speed can be very hight (up to 10000 rpm)


The main options

-Possibility or not to inclinate the granite to carry out slanted plane

-Possibility to follow a template

-Possibility to have a motorized table for "automatic" edge polishing.

-Z axe motorized


Some additional remarks

Depending the options chosen your budget can reach the one for a numerical control machine.

This machine (and also a cnc machine) means to change the workshop way of working and selling. This machine works with specific set of tools for each thickness and profiles. So you can only propose to your customer the edges for which you have bought the wheels.