Glass Manufacturing Solutions

HFT has a long and successful history of safely delivering quality glass manufacturing engineering and construction solutions for our clients. From full turnkey greenfield glass manufacturing plants to Furnace, Batch Plants, Lehrs and other glass processing equipment installations, expansions, reconfigurations, and repairs in all glass industry sectors, we have served a multitude of clients all over the world over.

Glass Manufacturing Solutions

Core Markets

  • Architectural Float Glass
  • Automotive Float Glass
  • Solar Glass
  • Fiberglass Insulation
  • Reinforcement Fiberglass
  • Container Glass
  • Lighting Glass
  • Tableware
  • Sodium Silicate
  • Pharmaceutical Glass
  • Press Glass
  • Pattern Glass
  • Foam Glass
  • Specialty Glass
  • Hand Blown Art Glass
  • Glass Kitchen Ware

Process Area Competencies

  • Batch Plant
  • Furnace Day Bins and Batch Charging
  • Melting Furnace
  • Waste Gas Processing and Emissions Control
  • Glass Refining / Conditioning and Equalization
  • Glass Forming
  • Annealing
  • Inspection Equipment and Conveyancing
  • Cutting, Packaging and Palletizing
  • Specialty Coatings and Decoration
  • Control and Automation
  • Supporting Utilities: Electrical, Mechanical, Air, Oxygen, Water and Piping

Core Competencies

  • New Construction / Greenfield Site
  • Brownfield Site Redevelopment
  • Major Process / Production Reconfigurations
  • Additional Production Lines
  • As-Is Cold Repair
  • Hot Repairs
  • Production Capacity Increases
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Turnkey Concept to Completion
  • Conceptual Estimating
  • Preconstruction Design & Engineering
  • International Procurement
  • Equipment and Materials Purchasing
  • Capital Solutions
  • Project Management
  • Logistic Management
  • Aggressive Schedule Management
  • Site Construction Management
  • Process Line Installation / Construction
  • Heavy Civil, Infrastructure and Buildings
  • Multi-Trade Self Performing
  • Refractory and Steel Installation
  • Electrical and Industrial Piping Installation
  • Building and Process Utilities
  • Plant Wide Control & Monitoring Systems
  • Disciplined Coordination
  • Commissioning and Production Startup

Let's talk about your next project