Glaston and VELUX Group join forces in Step Change Base Camp 2023 event during GPD – Accelerating sustainable innovation in the glass industry

May 15, 2023 Latest Updates0

Glaston, a leading provider of glass processing technologies and lifecycle services, and the VELUX Group, a global leader in roof windows and skylights, are proud to announce their collaboration on Step Change Base Camp 2023 event at the Glass Performance Days (GPD) 2023 conference to promote sustainable innovation in the glass industry and address global environmental challenges.

Recognizing the urgent need for driving sustainable change within the building sector, Glaston and the VELUX Group, have designed the Step Change Base Camp 2023 focusing on key topics such as energy efficiency, carbon-reduction commitments, and sustainable innovative emerging technology solutions. The purpose is to develop and promote new innovations for the glass industry value chain and connect start-up and scale-up entrepreneurs with industry professionals worldwide to network and push for sustainable change.

“In VELUX, we have an ambitious sustainability strategy and we wish to drive the building sector towards a more sustainable future. Step Change is the perfect opportunity for stakeholders in the glass industry to come together to drive sustainable innovations and by partnering with Glaston, we can make a real impact on how the industry approaches sustainability,” says Tyler Leighton Moersch, Ph.D. Lead Specialist in Advanced Material Technology at the VELUX Group.

Glaston’s Chief Sales Officer and Deputy CEO, Sasu Koivumäki, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership: “We, at Glaston, are looking forward to teaming up with VELUX for the upcoming Step Change Base Camp 2023. Together, we share the same values in opening doors for new technologies and solutions. We believe that collaboration is the key to accelerating the continuous and meaningful development of our industry.”

Step Change Base Camp 2023: inspiring new ideas and collaborations

Step Change was first introduced in connection with Glass Performance Days in 2017 and this year’s event will take place during the GPD 2023 conference from 14-16 June 2023 in Tampere, Finland. Attendees will benefit from expert-led workshops and presentations, networking, and keynote speeches, all aimed at inspiring new ideas and collaborations that contribute to the sustainable development of the glass industry. The success of the Step Change event has fully supported the objective of GPD, which is focused on the development of the glass industry through an exchange of ideas, concepts, and innovations.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the solution to help shape the future of the glass industry. Register now for GPD 2023 and join us at Step Change Base Camp to learn, collaborate, and contribute to the sustainable development of our industry.

Learn more about Step Change and GPD 2023, or follow us on social media for updates and announcements.

Glaston in brief

Glaston is the glass processing industry’s innovative technology leader supplying equipment, services and solutions to the architectural, automotive, solar and display industries. The company also supports the development of new technologies integrating intelligence to glass.

Glaston is committed to providing its clients with both the best know-how and the latest technologies in glass processing, with the purpose of building a better tomorrow through safer, smarter, and more energy efficient glass solutions. Glaston operates globally with manufacturing, services and sales offices in nine countries and its shares (GLA1V) are listed on NASDAQ Helsinki Ltd. For more information about Glaston, visit

About the VELUX Group

For more than 80 years, the VELUX Group has created better living environments for people around the world; making the most of daylight and fresh air through the roof. Our product program includes roof windows and modular skylights, decorative blinds, sun screening products and roller shutters, as well as installation and smart home solutions. These products help to ensure a healthy and sustainable indoor climate, for work and learning, for play and pleasure. We work globally – with sales and manufacturing operations in more than 36 countries and around 11,000 employees worldwide. The VELUX Group is owned by VKR Holding A/S, a limited company wholly owned by non-profit, charitable foundations (THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS) and family. For more information about VELUX Group, visit

Leave a Comment