New Head of Glass Processing Systems business unit

Burghard Schneider will take over as Head of the Glass Processing Systems business unit (Bystronic glass) on February 1, 2014.

Burghard Schneider gained a doctorate at the Technical University of Munich in the field of machine construction with a focus on process optimization. He gained his first experience in the glass industry through scientific cooperation projects. He then served for ten years in a number of leading positions at the German special glass manufacturer Schott AG. During this time, he opened up new markets for the company, in both technological and regional terms. Burghard Schneider currently works for the international Felss Group, which is active in machinery and systems engineering. Burghard Schneider, who is 47 years of age and a German national, will lead the Glass Processing Systems business unit from the Hamberg site.

André Brütsch, who currently heads Bystronic glass, is leaving the Group by mutual agreement to pursue a new challenge outside Conzzeta AG. 


Further step towards strategic transformation

Zurich, November 10, 2020 – Conzzeta reports the signing of a binding agreement to divest its FoamPartner business unit to Recticel, the Belgium specialist in polyurethane chemistry, headquartered in Brussels and listed on Euronext (REC), for an enterprise value of CHF 270 million. The closing of the transaction is expected in the first quarter 2021, subject to regulatory approval.


Conzzeta Capital Markets Day: Bystronic to push innovation and market positions

Zurich, November 10, 2020 – Ernst Baertschi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Conzzeta, will host today’s virtual Conzzeta capital markets day. Conzzeta Group CEO Michael Willome will provide an update of the Group’s strategic transformation. Bystronic CEO Alex Waser with part of his management team will present Bystronic’s strategy.


Climbing with refugees: MAMMUT becomes a partner of the non-profit organization ClimbAID

Seon, November 5, 2020 – Mammut has entered into a partnership with the non-profit organization ClimbAID to work together on humanitarian projects allowing refugees to discover the joy of climbing. United by their shared passion for mountain sports and climbing, Mammut and the Swiss non-profit organization ClimbAID are embarking on a partnership designed to allow people affected by war, poverty and displacement to discover the joy of climbing. This long-term cooperation will focus on the implementation of humanitarian projects in Switzerland, Lebanon, Greece and beyond.