INNOVATION. TECHNOLOGY. SAFETY are their key strengths. Since 1967 KASIGLAS® never stood still, it is a story of success located in Northern Germany at two production sites on more than 25,000 sqm – sending their products in the whole world. During the last three decades, KASIGLAS® gathered experience and built up an enormous know-how in coating, reshaping and safety effects for transparent plastics. With their own research and development department they are able to create special technical solutions suitable for any customer requirements. Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company? KASIGLAS: There is no alternative for safety when it counts to save people at work or in everyday life. Our products and individual offers make the difference or even safe lives. Top quality and efficient manufacturing processes involving cutting-edge technology make KASIGLAS® an expert and reliable partner for the aviation industry. You can place your trust in the company’s key expertise. KASIGLAS® products are among the most innovative products in the market and are capable of offering man and machine the best possible protection. E.E: What’s the news for 2021 about new products? KASIGLAS: There are three important new products news: more functions in laminated windows;more safety in combination with more comfort for driver and operators;smart heating and smart dimming. E.E: What are the ranges of traded products? KASIGLAS: The ranges are: Shock- and impact-resistant glazing for all emergency vehicles, in particular for all police vehicles;Bodywork puncture protection systems based on body cavity protection;Protective signs, helmet visors and screen modules, and egress hatches in high-security sectors;Extreme protection for cabin glazing of forestry and construction machinery;Heatable glazing;Partition walls;Switchable screens;Complex shaping for helicopters;Lamp covers;Outsized mirrors. KRD Coatings GmbH operates at the cutting edge of technology and turns transparent plastic into high-tech glazing. We invest in the development of new formulae at our coating development laboratory. This results in high-quality coatings with special properties such as scratch and abrasion resistance or UV protection coupled with a long service life. KRD Engineering & Service GmbH rounds off the KRD Group’s portfolio with additional products and services. It provides everything needed for the maintenance, care and processing of KASIGLAS® products. KRD Engineering & Service GmbH additionally organises installation training or handles installation work for you. KRD Luftfahrttechnik GmbH represents the Group’s concentrated expertise in the area of materials for intelligent lightweight construction. This is something which is both necessary and a challenge in the field of aeronautical engineering – in particular when what’s needed is top-class transparency. E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active? KASIGLAS: KRD group are active of different stages in the market. Many industries markets, police, forestry, construction, helicopters and a lot of other markets are our business fields. We come on this market also as a Tier 1 suppliers and we can also supply aftermarkets and niche markets. E.E: What can you tell us about market trends? KASIGLAS: The markets trend will go more and more to complex windows, incl. functions and more safety for the people behind the windows. E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed? KASIGLAS: Switchable windows; smart heating, complex shaped windows. E.E: What estimations do you have for 2021? KASIGLAS: Completion of a highly innovative production line and clean room for all composite screens.