MicroShade co-operates closely with the worlds leading glass- and building component manufacturer Saint-Gobain. Saint-Gobain is represented in more than 66 countries, and has 180.000 employees worldwide. In Europa, Saint-Gobain is leading in the facade marked. All glass is delivered through the subsidiary Glassolutions, where more than 10.000 people spread over 200 locations advise, calculate, produce and distribute glass to all of Europe.
MicroShade is primarily produced in two high quality factorys in Poland and Germany. Glasssolutions have seen the potential in MicroShade from the beginning, and they are today using MicroShade as spearhead on a number of prominent projects. Glasssolutions and MicroShade have delivered glass for a lot of prestigious projects, among others Nordeas Trading Headquarters, Danish House of Industry, Copenhagen Towers, Kopenhagen Fur and Carl Zeiss Headquarters.
Pilkington is one of Europes leading manufacturers of glass for the auto- and building industry. Pilkington has during the last last years especially been focused on deliveries to the large window manufacturers like for example Velfac, with whom MicroShade also co-operates.
Pilkington is ownes by NSP Nippon Sheet Glas that is the worlds leading manufacturer of float glass for the auto- and building industry. NSP is situated in Tokyo and employes more than 27.000 people. In Scandinavia, Pilkington is represented in Glostrup and are furthermore producing glass for the Nordic marked in their factory in Halmstad.
HS Hansen is the leading manufacturer of facades in Denmark, and they are represented in all of Scandinavia, Germany, UK and Poland. MicroShade has chosen this co-operation because HS Hansen through developing their own profile system continuesly pushes the limit for the technical possibilities. A philosophy that together with engineering diligence are very compatible with MicroShade.
In regards to HS Hansen, the passive solar shading technology provided by MicroShade, fits very well with their facade program. It can contribute to making the facade impression lighter and move the limits for the art of the possible.
The co-operation has for example lead to making the facades for the Danish Experimentarium.
Velfac is the leading manufacturer of facade windows in Denmark. They are represented in Scandinavia, UK and Ireland. Velfac is a part of VKR Holding A/S that also owns Velux and Rationel.
Velfac sees a great potential in the passive solar shading that MicroShade can provide for their windows, because external solar shading in general blocks the view and the visual expression of Velfac’s slim profile series.