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Tses Glass Courts European and Asian Companies for Its New 350tpd Glass Tableware Plant in Tses, Namibia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- TSES, Namibia, August 2, 2013 (Tses Glass) --

TSES, Namibia - August 2, 2013 - Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd, the premier glass manufacturing company in Namibia, is courting European and Asian companies for the development of its new 350 tons per day Tses Glass Tableware Plant in Tses, whose construction will start in May 2014.

Tses Glass has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with European leading companies; Siemens, Zippe, Grenzebach, MSK, and ghs|glass for the development of its new glass manufacturing factories in Tses and has selected Germany-based Sorg for the engineering and installation of its furnace.

"During the month of July and August 2013, I've travelled and continue to go back-and-forth throughout Europe and Asia, meeting and discussing with potential partners; which are some of the world's best engineering and equipment manufacturers for the glass industry. And I'm happy that we have aligned ourselves with these companies with unmatched reputation in order for Tses Glass to produce the best quality glass products for the local, region, and world's market." Says Simon Kapenda, Co-founder and Managing-Director of Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd.

Tses Glass is being developed to have all four separate manufacturing plants in a single location in Tses, Southern Namibia; starting out with a 250 tons per day Container Glass Plant, 600 tons per day Float Glass Plant, 350 tons per day Tableware Glass Plant, and 200 tons per day Ultrathin Glass Plant, making it the largest dynamic glass manufacturing hub in the world.

In July 2013, Tses Glass signed with Heye International GmbH as an EP for its 250tpd Container Glass and with ghs|glass gmbh as an EP for its 600tpd Float Glass. The development of Tses Glass expects to create more than 230,000 new direct and indirect better paying job opportunities in Tses and throughout Namibia which is in line with the realization of Namibia's Vision 2030.

About Tses Glass
Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd is a Namibia-based premier company involved in an integrated glass production with its headquarter offices and base of production operation to be based in Tses, Namibia. Tses Glass is a joint-venture between Groot Group, Tses Village Council, SDS Group, and Nissi Group.

Simon Kapenda, Co-founder and Managing-Director
Tses Glass (Pty) Ltd
Tses, Namibia

Phone: +264-81-250-9027


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