HORN®’s current status of knowledge is based on more than 135 years of experience, which enables the company to supply the highest quality products for the production of beverage bottles, food containers, drinking glasses, window panes, automotive glass, glass tubes, glass fibres or special glass.
With its abroad subsidiary companies in China, Malaysia, India, Croatia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic and Brazil, HORN® ensures short response time and proximity for its customers worldwide. Still, 90% of the products are exported from the HORN® headquarters in Plössberg (located in the Bavarian Upper Palatinate, Germany) to more than 75 countries worldwide.
At all times, HORN® offers its customers full support and a helping hand. Due to a very high level of vertical integration of all products, HORN® offers tailor-made solutions and, at the same time, has ventured into new areas, e.g. in the construction of proprietary tin baths and related equipment.
HORN® manufactures a wide range of products in its own workshops in Plössberg such as:
HORN® is the service provider for the realisation of customer visions and projects in the field of glass and supports its customers from the first draught through the implementation process to permanent production support on-site.
Depending on glass quality, furnace capacity, raw material specifications and glass type, each furnace is customised and optimally designed in compliance with the requirements of the glass industry. HORN®’s knowhow and experience of many years concerning energy consumption and emissions are also reflected in the design of all melting furnace components.
The key to HORN®'s extensive expertise in all fields of glass melting technology is the profound understanding of each detail within the entire process, making HORN® the specialist for technological progress and innovation for each aspect of a glass plant. In addition to its knowhow about individual elements such as furnaces, HORN® has expanded its services to become a one-stop supplier for turn-key plants. From initial planning to full operation – HORN® stands by you all the way.
PLANNING + ENGINEERING
SERVICE / INSTALLATION + SUPPORT
LET'S GO FULL CIRCLE
HORN® is a reliable partner for the global glass industry, who delivers tailor-made solutions to customers all over the world. Today, HORN® can offer a broad range of services, from a small technological solution up to the planning and realisation of huge glass melting plants. This offering requires an extensive expertise in different product groups. HORN® is able to manufacture these parts and products at the company's headquarters in Plössberg/Germany.
The process line within the glass melting business consists of multiple small steps which have to be taken, so the customer receives a high-quality product at the end. HORN® is able to accompany the whole manufacturing chain and each individual step due to the profound expertise in every phase of glass melting technology. Divided in Planning & Engineering, Installation and Service, Support & Turn-key, HORN®'s in-house capabilities cover every single detail – from the first sketch to the first glass.
HORN® is a medium-sized company with a passion for building glass melting furnaces and turn-key glass plants for customers all over the world. Through its high vertical integration, achieved by several subsidiary companies in China, Malaysia, India, Brazil and the Czech Republic, HORN® matches the glass industry’s requirements for fast and local activities. More than 35.000 tonnes of glass per day from furnaces built by HORN® prove the market leader’s reliability and expertise when it comes to glass melting furnaces.