Salem Flat Glass & Mirror Announces
a Trio of New Partnerships
alem Flat Glass & Mirror, a division of Salem Dis-
tributing Co., has teamed up with IGis, Folienwerk
Wolfen and Ashton Industrial.
The U.S.-based vendor will now offer these companies’in-
sulating glass lines, ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) laminating
ﬁlm and seaming/pre-tempering equipment.
As the state of our industry evolves, these partnerships
offer strong support for our customers who require better
quality products, greater safety, reduced time and costs in
their fabrication process,” says CEO Mike Willard.“Salem is
always looking to streamline the overall fabrication process
and manage the equipment lifecycle efﬁciently. All three of
these companies will help us do just that.”
IGis has installed more than 300 insulating glass pro-
duction lines worldwide. Folienwerk Wolfen produces EVA
laminating ﬁlm certiﬁed for impact, weathering and sound
reduction, meeting all U.S. standards.Ashton Industrial is a
specialized manufacturer of automated glass seaming and
other processing machinery, and is the world’s largest man-
ufacturer of pre-tempering systems, according to a release
Tecglass and Fenzi
GE Glass Technologies Inc. is now representing Tec-
glass and the Fenzi Group’s digital ceramic printing
nandez [president and CEO of Tecglass] and his Tecglass
team for over six years, and am very excited to work with
them. We believe that there will be extraordinary growth
of decorative glass in our market and our collaboration
with our great friend will soon allow us the opportunity
to be the market leader in digital printing,” says Michael
Spellman, CEO and founder of IGE. “IGE has already
begun stocking spare parts in our Jupiter, Fla., headquar-
ters and training our customer service people and techni-
cians. We’re ready to hit the ground running.”
equipment in the U.S. and Canada.
Salem Flat Glass & Mirror featured its new partnerships
with IGis, Folienwerk Wolfen and Ashton Industrial on a
sign at GlassBuild America in Atlanta.
Tecglass, which focuses speciﬁcally on machinery and
components for digital printing on glass, became part of
the Fenzi Group in 2016.
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USGlass, Metal & Glazing | October 2017