Shatterprufe – The Manufacturer
Shatterprufe is a division and brand of the PG Group and has been in operation since 1935.
Shatterprufe® has one of the widest ranges of automotive glass available in South Africa.
- Over 6 million vehicles in South Africa are fitted with Shatterprufe
- Shatterprufe manufactures 1.6 million windscreens and 3.2 million toughened parts annually
- Shatterprufe manufactures over 1500 makes and models of laminated automotive glass and over 3000 side and rear glass parts.
- Shatterprufe has over 300 distribution and fitment outlets nationwide.
Shatterprufe® comprises of three modern automated manufacturing plants – two in Port Elizabeth and one in Garankuwa.
Shatterprufe® - The Product
Shatterprufe laminated safety glass consists of a strong virgin vinyl interlayer sandwiched between two outer layers of glass. Shatterprufe windscreens provide up to 30% of the vehicle’s strength. The windscreen, correctly fitted is critical in enabling airbags to function correctly.
Shatterprufe windscreens meet and exceed the following internal, safety and quality standards:
- ISO 9001 – Quality Management
- ISO / TS 16949:2009 – automotive technical specification for the development of a quality management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing the defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain;
- ISO 14001:2004 – Environmental standards
- E-Mark European Standard
- ECE R43 – Safety glazing for automotive vehicles
- DOT mark – US certification
- SANS 1191 – High penetration resistant laminated safety glass for vehicles
- SANS 1192 – Laminated safety glass for vehicles
Shatterprufe® - The Brand
The brand stands for safety! The brand in South Africa is associated with road safety and in support of the Arrive Alive organisation.
Shatterprufe® is the only windscreen manufacturer in South Africa that recycles broken windscreens. Shatterprufe® also uses a lead free paint in the black ceramic border found on windscreens.
For more information, visit: www.shatterprufe.co.za