Horn Glass Industries has acquired the Melting Technology Division of JSJ Jodeit with effect from April 1, 2021.

JSJ Jodeit has been a supplier of technology and equipment for the production of speciality glasses since its foundation in 1991.

Horn said that with the know-how gained, it is expanding its competences in the field of electrically heated and gas-oxygen heated melting plants for technical and speciality glasses.

It added it is single-mindedly pursuing its motto ‘Innovation engineered in Germany‘.

At the same time, it is preparing for the challenges of the energy transition by providing energy-saving and low-emission melting technologies.

Sales will be handled jointly by Horn while production of components will take place at its Plößberg, Germany workshops.

The business units of JSJ Jodeit GmbH that were not sold, such as special and small melting units, melting technology services, heat treatment plants, glass tube production lines as well as plants for the chemical strengthening of glass, will continue to be managed by Dr Harald Jodeit at the Jena-Maua site.

In addition, in order to bundle and strengthen activities, Glamaco in Coswig, Saxony, which belongs to Jodeit Holding, will be merged with all its business areas into the company in Jena and will continue to operate in future under the name Glamaco at the two locations in Jena and Coswig.