Wiegand-Glas is mourning the loss of its former partner and managing director, Dr. Konrad Wiegand.

Dr. Konrad Wiegand was part of the management of the company from 1965 to 1997 and was a partner until 2008.

The company said: “We mourn the loss of a great person and an outstanding entrepreneur whose drive, entrepreneurial vision and humanity have significantly shaped the company. For his entire life it was true: "Life is not a string of pleasures, but the fulfillment of a duty."

For his life's work, he was awarded the Federal Cross of Merit and the honorary citizenship of the community of Steinbach am Wald and the city of Großbreitenbach.