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Austrian Lisec targets Nigeria glass market in Africa growth strategy


Lisec Group, Austrian based manufacturers of glass and glass technology processing machineries is targeting to revolutionalize the Nigerian glass market as part of its African growth strategy.

With strong presence in South Africa, Egypt, Kenya, the company said Nigeria is a very important market for its range of products, machineries and technology to enhance consumer appetite for quality glass.

Afam Ike, Lisec Africa, while presenting the Company to Nigerian Architects and Builders at a seminar in Lagos noted that the potential of the Nigerian glass market is huge and yet untapped.

Ike said Lisec is poised to build capacity in the local market through manpower development, enterprise culture with its range of machineries and technology that would give the locals the opportunity to benefit from Lisec global expertise and innovation.

Peter Holzinger, managing director, Lisec Austria said the Company is a partner with operational know-how offering sustainable complete system for flat glass processing.

Holzinger noted that Lisec is constantly developing new technologies to meet the challenge of our new evolving industry, stating that the Company understands the need of Africa and Latin America.

The Lisec Group is an all-from-one supplier of sustainable complete projects for flat glass processing, insulating glass production and laminated glass manufacturing, with more than 50 years experience in the fields of glass, engineering and insulating glass production together with intensive research and development, as well as a global consulting and service network.

The product range comprises machines and plants for float/laminated glass cutting, sorting and logistic solutions for glass sheets, production and application systems for conventional, composite or flexible spacer frames, vertical IG fabricating lines with gas filling- and sealing robots, vertical waterjet cutting and edge-working centres, vertical glass edge arising machines, flat-bed tempering furnaces especially for thin glass, laminated glass production lines and business software for the glass industry. The global acting enterprise was founded in 1961 by Peter Lisec, as a one-man-operation“. In addition to the  Austrian facilities in Hausmening, Seitenstetten and Leiben the Lisec Group has 20 sales/service subsidiaries almost in every industrial nation. In total Lisec currently employs approximately 1,700 persons and half of them based in Austria, with more than 400 patents are registered for Lisec.

Lisec runs its own research and development centre which puts Lisec in the position of the technology leader in the field. Their products also benefit from the operational Know-How achieved over the decades in their own glass processing and insulating glass manufacturing department.

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