PFG Glass installs first fully-automated Super Spacer TriSeal line in Canada
July 15, 2008 – Edgetech I.G. has announced that PFG Glass in Langley, BC, has installed the first fully-automated Super Spacer TriSeal line in Canada.
July 15, 2008 – EdgetechI.G. has announced that PFG Glass in Langley, BC, has installed the firstfully-automated Super Spacer TriSeal line in Canada. The state-of-the-art Lisecline is capable of producing up to 1,500 commercial insulating glass units perday when running two shifts.
“Sustainable buildingand LEED certification are very important in our area. In fact, Vancouver isknown as one of the greenest cities in the world,” says Ole Nielsen, founderand CEO of PFG Glass. “We were presented with Edgetech’s TriSeal at just theright time when we were really looking to differentiate ourselves in thecommercial IG market. Since start-up, the TriSeal line has been running verywell and it has helped us capture the attention of architects and glazingcontractors throughout British Columbia, Washington and Oregon.”
PFG Glass was founded in1990 and currently operates from a 90,000 square foot facility in Langley. Inthe early years, the company focused primarily on the distribution ofhigh-quality glass products. Since then, PFG has branched out to focus oninsulating glass units for commercial and heavy-residential applications.
According to SteveNielsen, Vice President of Administration for PFG, “Over the past couple ofyears we added a tempering line featuring a Uniglass furnace specially designedto temper soft coat low-E glass and we invested in the best software availableto track and sort our products to meet the strictest delivery requirements ofour customers. These investments are really paying off and are helping us addvalue to
“The performance numberswe have achieved with TriSeal have been stellar,” says Ryan Nielsen, Vice Presidentof Operations for PFG. “But we are also enjoying the production efficienciesand product quality results from the fully-automated Lisec line. Within twoweeks of start-up, we were already producing approximately 400 units per day inone shift with excellent consistency and quality.”