Glastechnik receives innovation voucher from Thüringer Aufbaubank


Funded by the Free State of Thuringia from funds of the European Social Fund.

Precision glass tubes find application in several areas. The glass technology Kirste KG has many...


Glastechnik Kirste receives patent on laminated glass tube


Laminated glass tube for use as a pressure-resistant glass tube

The long-term development of a new, pressure-resistant composite glass tube was successfully...



Glastechnik Kirste KG is an innovative company located on a historic site in Remda Germany, near Erfurt, Ilmenau and Jena. "Working with technical glass" is an over 100 year old tradition in the region between Jena and Ilmenau. Notable work, in terms of scientific equipment and the production of technical glass, exists in Jena. The results of the cooperation between Friedrich Schiller University of Jena and the local Otto Schott Institute contribute into our development of new products.

This knowledge is put into practice by our employees and is linked to their long-term experience in the following topics:

  • Processing of flat and hollow glass (borosilicatglass)
  • CNC machining of complex parts made of glass
  • Production of calibrated glass tubes
  • Manufacturing of special products
  • Grinding of glass

Besides precise and quality-oriented manufacturing, we can also offer our customers innovative new products. Together with our research partners from Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the Technical University of Ilmenau, the company has built a reputation for innovative solutions with special glass products.

By working with traditional and modern manufacturing equipment, our customers in Germany, Europe and worldwide are completely satisfied.