Custom Made Glass Products

Founded in 2009, NPP Extra Gllas produces glass products mainly for use in buildings (windows, doors, glass walls, etc). The company imports raw glass and processes the glass based on designs and shapes requested by clients with glass thickness ranging from 4mm to 4cm. Depending on the specifications, the company also applies insulation layers and vacuum chambers to the final glass product to clients.

With the help of the Kosovo SME Competitiveness Support Programme, the company invested in the INTERMAC CNC machine (model MASTER ONE C CNC GLASS WORKING CENTER).  The new equipment that can carry out a wide range of complex machining operations like milling, grinding and peripheral polishing, boring integrated with the Helix system, surface writing, etc.  This type of machinery is the first of its kind in Kosovo, effectively expanding the company’s product range and competitive advantage.

Apart from the commercial advantages, the new machine also ensures the health and safety of the operators of the machine, it minimize waste and energy consumption.

Extra Gllas received free technical assistance to optimize its investment project and a 15% cash-back grant after the successful project verification, funded by the European Union. 

With the investment, the company now meets a wide variety of European standards, including:

    • Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast);
    • Directive 2014/30/EU on the harmonization of the laws of the Member States relating to electromagnetic compatibility (recast);
    • Directive 2014/35/EU on the Harmonization of the Laws of Member States relating to Electrical Equipment Designed for Use within Certain Voltage Limits;
    • Directive 2009/125/on Eco design requirements for energy-related products

Loan Amount

€ 70,000

Grant amount

€ 10,500

EU Directives met

 

Regulations on machinery, electromagnetic compatibility, and eco design

Invested in

 

Modern Glass Working Machinery

Energy Savings and GHG reduction

24 MWh/y

8 tCO2/y