Glass Industry News

Container glass melting furnace affected after fire in glass factory

, Verallia, Diario del Sol & further sources

Sunday morning, a strong explosion and fire hereafter happened happened in Verallia glass factory in Argentina. According to official sources, the flames originated in one of the company's warehouses, and little by little they spread throughout the rest of the facilities. The explosion affected the glas melting furnace and destroyed machines and equipment on the shop floor.

Already approx 11.30 the fire was reported as extinghished, and that now they would be working on cooling tasks. The Ministry of Security affirmed to Diario El Sol that the causes that gave rise to the flames in the former Rayén Curá are still unknown.

Thanks to the rapid action of several firefighter crews, the fire did not spread to other glassware units and fortunately apart from material damage, there were no regretting personal injury among employees or firefighters. 

The glass factory, formerly Rayén Curá, in Rodeo de la Cruz, Guaymallén is an historic factory founded 1947 and was renamed Verallia when it merged with French investors.  The manufacturing plant is located on Carril Nacional, at 6,070, in Rodeo de la Cruz, Guaymallén. 

Verallia is the European leader and the world's third largest producer of glass containers for food and beverages, offering innovative, customized and environmentally friendly solutions.  The Group posted € 2.6 billion in revenue and produced 16 billion bottles and jars in 2019. Verallia employs around 10,000 people and comprises 32 glass production plants in 11 countries.

, © Verallia, Diario del Sol & further sources

News material on the Site is copyright and belongs to the Company or to its third party news provider, and all rights are reserved. Any User who accesses such material may do so only for its own personal use, and the use of such material is at the sole risk of the User. Redistribution or other commercial exploitation of such news material is expressly prohibited. Where such news material is provided by a third party, each User agrees to observe and be bound by the specific terms of use applying to such news material. We do not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any of the info contained in any news or external websites referred to in the news.

Should the content or the design of these sites violate third parties rights or legal prescriptions, we kindly ask you to send us a respective message without invoice or cost. We guarantee that passages where the claim is considered as justified will be removed immediately, without any necessity to involve any lawyer into this issue. We will reject any claim caused by submission of a honorary note in this regard without any prior contact and confirmation of the issueby us and we reserve the right ssue counter claim ourselves because of violation of aforesaid conditions.



Info Grid

Glass studies

Updated worldwide glass study 2021

plants.glassglobal.com

Updated hollow glass study 2021

Request more information

Updated float glass study 2021

Request more information

Further glass market studies

Request more information

Company Profile



Updated worldwide glass market study 2021 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2021.

This unique software provides a global overview about glass producers and technical details. Easy to use and clear tables summarize information and data about glass makers such as: Glass types: flat glass, container glass, tableware, production capacities in regions and countries, number of furnaces, furnace types, year of construction, glass types and sub-types, products, project information, special news and downloads.

Further databases supplying demoscopic data and import and export data complete the market survey. Based on these data, prepare individual country profiles with information about local production capacities, local market sizes and expected demand in the future.

Request your offer via plants.glassglobal.com.

Updated Hollow glass study 2021

X

Updated Float glass study 2021

X

Further glass studies and reports 2021

X