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Why Zippe?

Company Strengths

Zippe is THE worldwide leading provider of batch and cullet plants for the international glass industry. Being dedicated and specialized only to the field of batch and cullet systems for the glass industry, the company has gained an outstanding level of specialized knowledge and experience. 250 people around the globe are working for the headquarter in Germany and several local sales and service offices as well as representations give support to customers all over the world. Furthermore, the family-run company is backed by a solid bank rating.


In its almost 100 years of history, ZIPPE has designed and built around 600 batch and cullet plants for the glass industry. More than 60 hereof for the float glass sector. Additionally, more than 1200 batch chargers have been supplied and successfully installed. This experience is our basis for providing outstanding solutions on the highest technical standards that exceed our customer´s expectations.


ZIPPE is the only supplier in this market who provides the whole value chain INHOUSE - from consulting, engineering, software, electrical and mechanical production until commissioning, maintenance and service. This gives us in-depth technical knowledge and fast reaction times. Over the years, we have shaped significant innovations in the glass market, for example in the field of batch charging, preheating and automation. Our approach has always been technology-driven to enable us to offer the best solution on the market for our customers in terms of efficiency, ecology, safety and economics.

Values & Mission

We value our customers, their expectations and wishes. We respect our colleagues, suppliers, our environment and stakeholders as an integral part of our success.

We need to create value for our common future. Therefore, our aim is to continue providing the best possible melting goods for our customers which allows them to produce first class glass products. No perfect glass without perfect batch! As a MARKET LEADER , our goal is to set benchmarks in the industry and in the end, we want to contribute to a successful future of “glass”.