Tampere, Finland, Mar 3, 2008 - (ABN Newswire) - Glaston Corporation Stock Exchange Release, March 3, 2008 at 10 a.m.

Timo Rautarinta appointed Managing Director of Tamglass Glass Processing

Timo Rautarinta has been appointed Managing Director of Glaston Corporation's glass processing unit Tamglass Glass Processing as of March 3, 2008. Prior to Glaston, Timo Rautarinta (43) held a position as Director, Manufacturing at Oras Oy. Previous to Oras, Rautarinta had a long career at Pilkington, occupying, among others, the position as General Manager at Pilkington Automotive New Zealand and Plant Manager at the Laitila factory.

"Tamglass Glass Processing's immediate focus is on implementing the restructuring programme and on improving its profitability. Timo Rautarinta's long experience from the glass processing industry makes him the right person to complete this project", says Mika Seitovirta, President & CEO of Glaston Corporation.

Claus Carlsen, current Managing Director at Tamglass Glass Processing moves to a new position as Vice President, Solar Energy as of 17 March, 2008. In this role Claus Carlsen reports to Günter Befort, SVP One-Stop-Partner Offering, and is located in Linden, Germany.

For further information, please contact: Mika Seitovirta, President&CEO Phone: +358 10 500 500

Sender: Glaston Corporation Agneta Selroos Corporate Communications and IR Manager Phone: +358 10 500 6105

Glaston Corporation

Glaston Corporation is a growing, financial sound and international glass technology company. Glaston is the global market leader in glass processing machines, and a comprehensive One-Stop-Partner supplier to its customers. Its product range and service network are the most extensive in the industry. Glaston's well-known brands are Bavelloni, in pre-processing machines and tools, Tamglass and Uniglass, in safety glass machines and Albat+Wirsam in software solutions..

Glaston's own glass processing unit, Tamglass Glass Processing, is a manufacturer of high quality safety glass products operating in Finland.

Glaston's share (GLA1V) is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki Mid Cap List.

Distribution: OMX, key media, www.glaston.net

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