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The Glassman South America exhibition will showcase more than 90 leading suppliers of equipment, technology and services used in the manufacture of all types of hollow and container glass.

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Products and services on display include:

Ware handling

Dura Temp Corporation is an industry-leading supplier of hot ware handling solutions for glassmakers worldwide. They offer Roller Bottle Guides as an effective way to eliminate misalignment on machine conveyors and reduce maintenance costs. This innovative design solution for straight-lining containers allows for 360°of surface contact and easy replacement of worn rollers.

Advantages of Dura Temp Roller Bottle Guides include: Applicable to many different container sizes & shapes; Made of proven & cost-effective DT-2 material; Individual rollers can be purchased & installed for easy maintenance; Custom lengths and sizes are available

Visit Dura Temp on booth 35


ZECCHETTI will highlight their patented Multi-Purpose Head ´“MPH” which has proved to be the “VERY” palletizing solution to match various customer demands.

It is able to safely transfer layers of almost all types of containers, even in the absence of space among the container necks, with no need of format change-over.

It is also suitable to transfer strapped layers, layers of cartons/shrink-wrapped packs and plastic crates.

The passage from the layer forming table to the head without any jump guarantees perfect layers even in cases of small or unstable bottles.

Visit ZECCHETTI SRL on booth 71



S.I.G.MA. GROUP, specialized in the production of refractory materials for the glass industry since 1990, supplies the full high quality range, including:

Sillimanite • Mullite • Zircon-mullite • Zircon • High alumina materials • Fireclay materials • Fused cast materials • Insulating materials • Magnesite materials • Silica • Special cement and concrete.

S.I.G.MA. S.R.L Italy produces 2,500 tons/year of special pieces and 6,500 tons/year of pressed materials.

Visit S.I.G.M.A. on booth 46



METRA is a leading glass mould manufacturer in Europe with more than 90 years of experience in mould design/machining and has 4 production sites.

The company offers a wide array of services in all glass manufacturing processes including:

- Press
- H-28
- IS : B&B – P&B – NNPB and spinning.

Metra have new shops dedicated to the manufacture of neck-rings and ancillary parts - the first is in Tunisia and the second in France with a capacity of 1800 neck-rings per week.

Visit METRA on booth 32



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