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
  • CCC
  • 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.

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