WALTEC Maschinen GmbH is one of the largest glass machine manufacturers in the world and supplies its machinery to glass processing companies in more than 100 countries around the world. The product range includes automatic, electronically controlled feeder, pressing and spinning machines, press-blow machines, blow machines, blow-blow machines, twin table machines, handling systems as well as fire polishing machines for the glass industry. Customers of WALTEC are glassworks that produce tableware glass, but also technical products such as washing machine glass panels, cold light reflectors, glass insulators, glass blocks and so on.
The company, which is based in Wilhelmsthal, offers its customers not only the design and construction of machinery and equipment, but also the implementation of turnkey projects and glass factories.
Distribution is worldwide; there are sales representatives in China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Russia, Singapore and Turkey.
In its over 115-years history, the company has supplied more than 500 glass processing lines.
The main innovations of WALTEC are:
- the first servo-driven feeder with ball gathering spindle,
- the first direct drive for press tables,
- the first burner tracking system,
- the first linear motor-driven feeder,
- the first high-speed press line
- the first servo-electric hydraulic pump in the glass industry,
- the first fully servo-electrically driven press-blow machine
pioneering technologies for production lines for high-quality
stemware products in the blow-blow process.
With modern machinery and experienced staff, the systems are manufactured in-house, made in Germany. The in-house software department always guarantees state-of-the-art-technology.
Since 2006 the company is managed by the owner and Managing Director Britta Höfer and the Managing Director Ulrich Zirfas.