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