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.

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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地址 LiteSentry - Softsolution
Im Vogelsang 18
3340 Waidhofen an der Ybbs
国家 奥地利
电话号码 0043 7442 53988
传真 0043 7442 53988 90
电子邮箱 Get in contact with LiteSentry - Softsolution
互联网 www.glassquality.com
证书 ISO-9001
创建年份 1999
协会 Flachglas Markenkreis, Bundesverband Flachglas, NGA,


联系方式 1. Peter Pfannenstill
Vice President Sales & Marketing
Phone: +43 676 880 40 401
Fax: +43 7442 53988-90
联系方式 2. Markus Stefan
Sales Manager, Germany, Switzerland, BENELUX, Austria, Oceania
Phone: +43 676 880 40 407
Fax: +43 7442 53988-90
联系方式 3. Gary DiDio
President, North America, South America, Caribbean
Phone: +1 507 645 2600
联系方式 4. Jonas Pfannenstill
Sales Manager, Asia, Middle East, Africa
Phone: +43 676 88040417
Fax: +43 7442 53988-90
联系方式 5. Qinshu Cai
Sales Manager, China
Phone: +43 676 88040470
Fax: +43 7442 53988-90
联系方式 6. Jim Weiler
Phone: +1 612 386-5079
联系方式 7. Nate Huffman
Director Sales & Support, North America
Phone: +1 507 6452600
联系方式 8. Daniel Obregon
Sales & Marketing Manager, Latin America
Phone: +52 442 186-9656
联系方式 9. Kyle Anderson
Group CEO



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    All in one quality inspection with worldwide unique real scanning technology
  • Osprey 10® Inspection System by LiteSentry
    Featuring the only optical technology that measures all forms of distortion.
  • CulletScanner by Softsolution
    Automatic fragmentation image analysis with optional anisotropy and edge stress function.
  • LineScanner Reflection by Softsolution
    Detecting white haze on tempered glasses with the Softsolution LineScanner Reflection.
  • Owl® 5 by LiteSentry
    Recipe Selection + Fault Detection System
    Our popular optical system, the Owl™ 5 increases throughput and efficiency by detecting faults at the start and optimizing your recipe selection and furnace control.
  • Hawk® 4 by LiteSentry
    Scratch + Defect Inspection System
    The Hawk® Scratch + Defect Inspection system for IG/Double Glaze fabrication, tempering, and coating lines detects a wide range of scratches, digs, and other defects.
  • TemperQC™ by LiteSentry
    Complete Tempering Quality Control System.
    TemperQC™ integrates LiteSentry Systems and third-party equipment into a unified Tempering Quality Control system.
  • VirtualDigitizing by Softsolution
    A software application for flexible digitization solutions for templates that can be used easily and quickly in any industry.
  • TS Series of Thickness & Coating Sensors
    Discover what’s possible with the TS 4000!
  • Strainoptics’ GASP® Polarimeters
    Used on Architectural Glass or Automotive Glass
    The GASP® is the industry standard polarimeter for measuring the surface stress of glass.


Glassquality.com is an innovative industry leader born from the harmonious merger of renowned scanner specialists LiteSentry and Softsolution in 2021. This strategic alliance has not only strengthened the company but has also seamlessly integrated the expertise of two pioneers in the glass inspection and quality assurance domain.

LiteSentry, established in 1999, has a rich history of developing cutting-edge technologies for the precise inspection and measurement of flat glass and plastic sheets. With a customer-centric approach and a passion for solving complex challenges, LiteSentry has installed over 400 inspection systems and 1,000 sensors worldwide. The company´s commitment to setting the standard in glass inspection, from initial load validation to defect detection and orientation, perfectly complements Glassquality.com´s mission.

Softsolution, a global leader in automated quality assurance systems for the glass industry, brings over more than 20 years of experience to the table. Based in Waidhofen, Austria, the company is renowned for its high-performance technologies that ensure stability, operational safety, and unparalleled performance. With a focus on technology, error detection and avoidance, and customer-centric solutions, Softsolution´s values align seamlessly with Glassquality.com´s commitment to excellence.

In addition to these partnerships, Glassquality.com also integrates the expertise of Strainoptics, a company founded in 1985 by stress analysis authority Alex Redner. Strainoptics is a world leader in stress measurement instrumentation and optical inspection equipment for the glass and plastics industries, providing comprehensive stress measurement solutions to optimize production processes.

As a united entity, Glassquality.com stands as a global force with locations in Burnsville, USA, and Waidhofen, Austria. The merger not only brings together the strengths of LiteSentry, Softsolution, and Strainoptics but also underscores a commitment to customer satisfaction by retaining existing teams of skilled employees. With a shared vision of pushing the boundaries of glass inspection and quality assurance, Glassquality.com is poised to lead the industry into a new era, offering professional, customized solutions and setting unparalleled standards for excellence.

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2170 County Rd 42 W
Burnsville, MN 55337