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Glass International

24.02.2021

Tanzanian container glass manufacturer obtains $10 million loan

Tanzanian container glass manufacturer Kioo has obtained a $10 million loan from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group to help the company weather Covid-19 related challenges and to invest in more energy-efficient

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19.02.2021

O-I’s Magma glass production line set to debut next month

A full-scale generation 1 line of O-I’s MAGMA glass manufacturing technology is expected to be live within

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11.02.2021

NSG Group to cut 2000 jobs due to pandemic

Japanese flat glass manufacturer NSG Group is to cut 2000 jobs as a result of a drop in profits after the Covid

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10.02.2021

Verescence plans glass decoration investment

French perfume and cosmetics glass manufacturer, Verescence, plans to invest €1.3 million in its bottle decoration plant, Verescence Orne, located in

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09.02.2021

Paşabahçe launches anti microbial glass technology

V-Block Technology, which prevents the growth of microorganisms on glass surfaces, has been launched on the market by Paşabahçe - Şişecam´s glassware

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09.02.2021

Roadside barrier concept developed by NSG Pilkington recognised by Highways UK

Highways UK has recognised a glass roadside barrier concept developed by NSG Pilkington

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27.01.2021

Forglass produces its most advanced gas combustion system

Forglass has designed and produced the Melting End Main Gas Station - fully compliant with the European Standard EN 746-2 for industrial thermo-processing equipment and all safety requirements for combustion and fuel handling

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  • Products

26.01.2021

Emerge Glass starts furnace heat up

Indian container glass manufacturer Emerge Glass has started the furnace heat up

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25.01.2021

GLASS FUTURES OPENS A VIRTUAL DOOR TO ITS GLOBAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

With funding now secured for a world’s first collaboratie 30 tonnes per day research and development platform, to test and develop viable alternative low carbon energy sources enabling net zero in occordance with the Paris

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19.01.2021

UPDATED: Stoelzle Masnieres Parfumerie starts furnace

French glass manufacturer Stoelzle Masnieres Parfumerie started up its new furnace on Friday January

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19.01.2021

Pilkington North America installs energy-generating solar windows

Pilkington North America has installed energy-generating windows at its Northwood, Ohio, USA

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13.01.2021

Recresco and Knauf Insulation sign glass recycling agreement

Glass recycling company Recresco has secured a five-year contract to supply Knauf Insulation with high quality glass

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12.01.2021

Stevanato Group partners with Microsoft for digital expansion

Stevanato Group has strengthened its collaboration with Microsoft Italy to meet the challenges the pharmaceutical glass industry is experiencing from the COVID-19

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

12.01.2021

Remotely does it for Consol Glass

Sorg Group was required to offer commissioning and tempering at Consol Glass via remote support due to the coronavirus restrictions in South

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

11.01.2021

Sisecam gets approval for antimicrobial V-Block coating technology

Şişecam has completed the approval and certification process from the Ministry of Health for its V-Block coating technology that neutralises viruses and

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

11.01.2021

Pochet du Courval rebuilds furnace with help from Horn Glass

French packaging glass manufacturer Pochet du Courval has put its furnace 5 into operation after a complete rebuild using equipment from Horn

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

21.12.2020

Diageo requests collaboration on sustainable glass bottle technologies

Global drinks company Diageo wants to collaborate with innovators on the latest sustainable packaging

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17.12.2020

Wellgrow Glass and Iris Inspection hail pharmaceutical glass manufacturing partnership

Few industrial sectors have such stringent quality requirements as the pharmaceutical industry and to meet these exacting specifications, IRIS Inspection machines and its innovative ware inspection technologies are available to support the world’s

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16.12.2020

T-Mobile and AGC test transparent glass antennas

AGC Glass Europe and T-Mobile Czech Republic have successfully completed initial testing of Waveattoch, a type of antenna for mobile networks installed directly onto glazed

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16.12.2020

Nasir Group to build float plant in Bangladesh with CTIEC

Float Glass manufacturer Nasir Group is to build a 600 tpd plant after a contract signing with China Triumph International Engineering Company

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16.12.2020

Ardagh’s Knottingley plant benefits from process visualisation technology

Ardagh Group’s Knottingley, UK glass container facility is benefiting from a recent conversion of an existing production line to Simotion servo drive and FMT control

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10.12.2020

Emerge Glass to start container glass production in India

India will have a new container glass producer in the first quarter of

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

09.12.2020

Glass Service continues rollout of Expert System III to glass manufacturers

Glass Service´s (GS) Expert System III (ES III) has become a leading supervisory model- based predictive control for furnaces and forehearths, which helps bring Industry 4.0 to

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

09.12.2020

Wiegand-Glas installs two Zippe pre-silos for Schleusingen plant

Wiegand-Glas’ plant in Schleusingen, Germany has recently installed two Zippe pre-silos brought in and lifted for its tank

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

03.12.2020

Arglass Yamamura starts Georgia, USA furnace heat up process

Arglass Yamamura has announced the start of its furnace heat-up process at its Georgia, USA

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01.12.2020

British Glass welcomes increased glass recycling targets

Following the publishing of the 2021 and 2022 glass recycling targets for businesses by UK government, British Glass has welcomed the increased glass remelt target from 67% to

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01.12.2020

Sorg acquires share of ITEC

Glass engineering company Sorg has acquired a share of ITEC GmbH, independent design office for the glass industry based in Plößberg,

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30.11.2020

Heinz-Glas chooses a uniform process control system for batch house and melting ends

Heinz-Glas has adopted a uniform process control system for its batch house and melting ends, made by a trusted Siemens Solution

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

27.11.2020

Winners revealed in Glass Focus Awards ceremony

The winners of the Glass Focus Awards 2020 were revealed during the annual showcase’s first ever online

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

26.11.2020

Revimac installs complete forming line for Russian customer

Revimac has been commissioned to install a new I.S. 6 sections Double Gob 5 ½” c.d., equipped with a new Revimac servo-feeder and new Compact automation system to long-time Russian customer Lunacharskogo Stekolny

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

26.11.2020

Full speed ahead with digital twins

Glass experts with in-depth knowledge of the automotive industry know how varied and innovative the use of automotive glass can

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23.11.2020

O-I allocates Green Bond funding for sustainable projects

O-I Glass has allocated funding to a number of environmental projects from its Green Bond

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23.11.2020

Schott inaugurates new melting tank after €25 million investment

Pharmaceutical glassmaker Schott has inaugurated a new melting tank in its Gujarat, India facility with an approximate investment of €25

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12.11.2020

Gerresheimer uses 40% post-consumer glass in first half of 2020

Gerresheimer’s plant in Momignies, Belgium used 40% of PCR (post-consumer recycling) glass in its industrial glass production in the first six months of

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12.11.2020

Horn completes furnace rebuild for Sivesa container glass manufacturer

Horn has completed the repair of Crown Sivesa´s Furnace A at its Orizaba facility,

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11.11.2020

Vidrala invests €21 million in Spanish furnace upgrade

Vidrala has invested €21 million in its Furnace 2 at the Llodio plant in northern

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10.11.2020

Spanish glass maker inaugurates new container glass furnace

€21 million in Spanish furnace

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

10.11.2020

Forglass involved with campaign to support the Polish economy during pandemic

Forglass are actively involved in a campaign organised by the Business Centre Club (BCC) of Poland with the aim of showing respect and appreciation to people for their efforts to fight the economic crisis caused by the Covid-19

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03.11.2020

Vitrum supports GIMAV in boycotting glasstec in 2021

Recently GIMAV made public its official position that it will not participate in the edition of glasstec postponed by the organisers to June 15-18,

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03.11.2020

Glass Focus 2020 awards shortlist announced

The shortlist for the annual Glass Focus awards has been

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30.10.2020

Tariq Glass’s second float glass set to start production soon

Pakistan’s Tariq Glass’s second float glass line to commence commercial production

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30.10.2020

Visy Glass sells Auckland facility for NZ$178 million

Visy Glass has sold its Auckland manufacturing facility to Centuria Capital Group for NZ$178.3 million (US$118.5 million) on a 20-year sale-and-leaseback, triple net lease

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29.10.2020

Ardagh Group’s recycled glass briquettes win Sustainability Award

The Ardagh Group has won a Sustainability Award in the inaugural ‘Pre-Commercialised Innovation’ category for its method of producing remeltable

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29.10.2020

French VERCANE project aims to decarbonise glass production

A French consortium has launched an R&D programme which aims to decarbonise the glass manufacturing

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28.10.2020

Glass Technology Services secures robotics funding

Glass Technology Services, working alongside partners I3D Robotics and Lucideon, have been awarded funding to develop intelligent robotic systems to improve production processes within the energy-intensive foundation

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28.10.2020

NSG Group and University of Cambridge sowing seeds for future glass applications

The NSG Group and University of Cambridge are collaborating on new glass applications, while using the latest technology to realise the future of

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27.10.2020

Ardagh´s upgraded German glass plant features Heye technologies

Ardagh Group’s Germersheim glass production facility in south west Germany has been the subject of a substantial investment in recent

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20.10.2020

Forglass begins construction of furnace for Stoelzle

Polish glass engineering company Forglass is to supply the new furnace for Stoelzle’s Masnieres Parfumerie plant in northern

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14.10.2020

First Autumn CelSian Glass Technology hybrid training takes place

The autumn Glass Technology training from CelSian Glass & Solar is a landmark in the European glass industry community since the early

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12.10.2020

Ardagh designs bottle with German beverage manufacturer

Ardagh Group has worked closely with German beverage manufacturer fritz-kola to produce a new long-neck 200ml flint bottle for their rebellious cola brand, created for the hospitality

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09.10.2020

Helmut Sorg 1939-2020

Helmut Sorg, the long-serving managing partner of Beteiligungen Sorg GmbH , died unexpectedly at the age of 80, on July

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09.10.2020

Duralex placed in receivership

French tableware glassmaker Duralex has been placed in

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08.10.2020

AGC Glass Europe to close one float furnace at Boussois, France

One of the two float furnaces at AGC Glass Europe´s site in Boussois, France will be

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06.10.2020

O-I unveils €30 million Veauche, France furnace investment

O-I Glass has completed a rebuild of one of its two furnaces at its Veauche, France manufacturing

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

06.10.2020

Encirc unveils 900t/day furnace

UK container glass manufacturer Encirc has unveiled a 900t/day

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

01.10.2020

Vitro Architectural Glass updates Glass Design handbook

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has updated its Glass Design Handbook, a pocket-size resource for architects to use when drafting or reviewing glass specifications for building

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30.09.2020

Recresco purchases Ellesmere Port site in multimillion-pound deal

Glass recyclers Recresco has completed a deal with Peel Ports to purchase the Ellesmere Port site in Cheshire, UK, which the company has occupied on a lease basis for the past 12

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

30.09.2020

How glassmakers can save energy and costs in the glass making process

Glass factories are undergoing significant sustainability improvement especially in terms of energy

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

29.09.2020

Heye appoints sales partner for Spain and Portugal

EMC from Barcelona has taken over the distribution of Heye International products in Spain and Portugal with immediate

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

29.09.2020

Last call for Glass Focus award entries

There is not long left to submit your entries for the Glass Focus Awards 2020, with all entry forms to be emailed to glassfocus@britglass.co.uk by noon on Friday 2nd October

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

28.09.2020

Year of Glass 2022 gathers momentum

Representatives for an International Year of Glass 2022 (IYOG) will outline their proposal to the UN in

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

25.09.2020

Building through a global crisis safely with Sorg

However, this major project had to be carried out and completed in the middle of the global Covid-19

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

24.09.2020

Consol Glass relights Clayville furnace #1 after rebuild

Consol Glass has reignited furnace #1 at its Clayville plant, located north of Johannesburg, after a furnace rebuild during March and

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

22.09.2020

The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) welcomes new members

US container glass manufacturer Arglass Yamamura and recycler Ripple Glass have joined The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) as

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22.09.2020

Stoelzle publishes five-year sustainability roadmap

Stoelzle has released a Sustainability Roadmap 2025 in order to establish sustainable long-term

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21.09.2020

Horn Glass Industries hires six new apprentices

Horn Glass Industries has welcomed six new apprentices to the company based in Plössberg,

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21.09.2020

Sisecam reports net sales of US $1.17 billion for first half of 2020

Sisecam Group has reported consolidated net sales of TRY 8.8 billion (approx. US $1.17 billion) in the six-month period ending 30th June,

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07.09.2020

O-I launches third Gironcourt furnace in €60 million investment

O-I inaugurated the third furnace at its Gironcourt-sur-Vraine plant in France yesterday (Thursday August

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

01.09.2020

Covid impacts Vetropack´s results

Swiss-based Vetropack Group was affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic in the first half of the

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31.08.2020

Small decrease in revenue for Verallia in first half of 2020

Despite the expected impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on activity in the second quarter, in late July Verallia posted a small decrease in its revenue, along with a slight decline in its adjusted EBITDA margin over the first half of the year, while

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31.08.2020

Ardagh Group sees Q2 2020 revenues drop by 5% on previous year

Ardagh Group has seen revenue for the second quarter of 2020 at $1,606 million, 5% lower than the prior

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28.08.2020

O-I launches third Gironcourt furnace in €60 million investment

O-I inaugurated the third furnace at its Gironcourt-sur-Vraine plant in France on Thursday, August 27

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

28.08.2020

Pilkington Automotive Finland to lay off 117 employees

Automotive glass manufacturer Pilkington Automotive Finland Oy has announced it will lay off 117 employees from its Laitila and Tampere units due to

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28.08.2020

Wiegand-Glas relies on Horn Glass Industries technology

Horn Glass Industries has received an order to install a 430t/day end-fired furnace at Wiegand-Glas´ Schleusingen

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13.08.2020

Piramal Glass for sale at USD800 million

Piramal Glass operates four manufacturing plants: two in India, and one each in Sri Lanka and the USA. According to its website it makes 1475 tonnes of glass a day with 12 furnaces and 65 production

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

02.06.2020

GlassTrend webinar gets underway

A webinar focused on raw materials processing and recycling is

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02.06.2020

NSG Pilkington site becomes fully decarbonised

NSG Pilkington’s automotive site in Settimo Torinese, Italy has become the first fully decarbonised site within the NSG

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27.05.2020

US Department of Commerce Increases Duties on Chinese Glass Containers

The US Department of Commerce has imposed duties ranging from 25.46% to 320.53% on Chinese glass container

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22.05.2020

Bucher Emhart Glass appoints new President

Martin Jetter, who has been president at Bucher Emhart Glass for 15 years, is handing over to Matthias

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21.05.2020

AGC plots re-start strategy

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic AGC Glass Europe has drastically reduced its manufacturing and distribution activities, spread all over

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21.05.2020

Arc International secures state loan

French tableware manufacturer Arc International has secured a €31 million state

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20.05.2020

Baccarat extends partial layoffs

Luxury French glass manufacturer Baccarat has extended the partial unemployment of its staff until July

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20.05.2020

Forglass named Gazelle of Business 2019

For the second year in a row, Forglass has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Gazelles of Business ranking of the most dynamically growing businesses in the Small-to-Medium Enterprise sector in

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20.05.2020

Glass experts help to secure £1.5m funding for energy projects

Researchers at UK-based Glass Technology Services have secured funding for four energy efficiency

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19.05.2020

European wine sector joins the Close the Glass Loop campaign

The European wine sector has joined a campaign to achieve 90% glass collection for recycling by

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19.05.2020

Siemens glass head Bernhard Saftig to retire

Siemens’ Head of Vertical Glass and Solar Bernhard Saftig is to

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18.05.2020

Zippe increases capacity at Siam Cullet recycling plant

Siam Cullet recently commissioned a post-consumer glass recycling plant in Thailand supplied by

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  • Glass Industry Related News

14.05.2020

O-I reports ‘solid’ first quarter but warns of Covid-19 impact

O-I reported solid first quarter earnings – but warned of the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic for the rest of the

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

14.05.2020

Bucher Emhart Glass sales drop by a third due to Covid-19

Bucher Emhart Glass recorded a drop in order intake and sales by more than a third in the first quarter of the

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

13.05.2020

O-I delays Australia and NZ business sale due to Covid-19

O-I has halted the sale of its Australia and NZ business in light of the Covid-19

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

13.05.2020

Guardian Glass cancels participation in glasstec 2020

Guardian Glass has decided not to participate at glasstec 2020, scheduled to take place in Dusseldorf, Germany from 20-23 October 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus

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  • Flat Glass Industry

12.05.2020

EME commissions IVC batch house

EME commissioned its first batch plant at the site in 2012. The second batch plant was commissioned in 2019 before the Covid-19

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

12.05.2020

Glass&Glass plots second furnace at Mexican plant

Mexican glass container manufacturer Glass&Glass plans to install a second furnace at its manufacturing plant in Altamira,

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

11.05.2020

Saverglass relaunches all its French furnaces

French high-end bottle maker Saverglass has recovered 80% of its production capacity in recent

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

11.05.2020

GPI aligns with trade associations to support beverage container deposit programmes

The US´s Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) has aligned with manufacturing trade associations to support beverage container deposit

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11.05.2020

Close the Glass Loop aims for 90% packaging collection target by 2030

FEVE’s Close the Glass Loop campaign has partnered with Municipal Waste Europe (MWE) to achieve a post-consumer glass container collection target of

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  • Glass Industry Related News

08.05.2020

Glass Focus awards to take place in November

Online or in person this year’s Glass Focus Awards will be presented on 12 November

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08.05.2020

Strategic Materials deploys cloud-based platform across its facilities

North America’s largest glass recycler, Strategic Materials, has deployed a cloud-based Quality Intelligence platform at 31 of its

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07.05.2020

Bormioli Pharma completes acquisition

Italian glass manufacturer Bormioli Pharma has completed the acquisition of GCL

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07.05.2020

Heye´s swabbing robots commissioned by Tsingtao beer bottle supplier

A Chinese glassmaker which supplies to brands including Tsingtao beer has invested in swabbing robots from Heye

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01.05.2020

Glassman Asia 2020 postponed

Glassman Asia is committed to ensuring our event is a safe and productive environment for all attendees.

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23.04.2020

Saverglass continues to operate in North America

High end glass bottle maker Saverglass is still operating in three

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23.04.2020

Covid-19: Glassworks produce face shield holders

Glassworkers from O-I and Stoelzle have produced face shield holders using 3D printing to help fight the Covid-19

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23.04.2020

Recresco: Make recycling a priority

Timothy Gent, Director of a glass recycling company, Recresco, calls for more investment and more education to meet ambitious recycling

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22.04.2020

Sibelco creates flat glass recycling initiative

Material solution company Sibelco and Mineris Environnement have created a joint venture for the collection and recycling of flat glass in France called

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22.04.2020

South Korean glassmaker signs oxy-fuel combustion deal with Air Products

South Korean glassmaker signs oxy-fuel combustion deal with Air

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21.04.2020

Revimac selected as IS machine supplier to Siam Glass’s Myanmar project

Italy’s Revimac has been selected by Siam Glass to supply IS machines and feeders to a new glass plant in

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21.04.2020

Verallia maintains production at all glass manufacturing sites

Food glass packager Verallia has continued production at all its European sites during the Covid-19

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  • Cold End Equipment

20.04.2020

Libbey takes further cost cutting measures

Tableware manufacturer Libbey has implemented further cost cutting measures across its business as a result of the Covid-19

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

20.04.2020

O-I: Most plants operating with minimal interruption amid Covid-19

The world’s largest container glassmaker, O-I, has confirmed most of its production plants are operating despite the Covid-19

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10.04.2020

Travel bans don´t stop SmartMelter

Self-service SmartMelter inspections from PaneraTech will be available to new customers for initial inspections effective

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

09.04.2020

Italian glass industry: It’s business as normal

Italian glass manufacturers and technology suppliers have said business is carrying on as close to normal, after the country went into lock

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

09.04.2020

Libbey Holland aligns with company to produce glassware from used wine bottles

Global glass tableware manufacturer Libbey Holland has partnered with Rebottled, a circular start-up from the Netherlands that creates sustainable glassware from used wine

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

08.04.2020

O-I Australia to manufacture two new spiced rum bottles

O-I Australia has partnered with The Kraken Black Spiced Rum to provide a premium glass packaging solution for the launch of its new premix

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

08.04.2020

Large-scale hybrid electric furnace project confirmed

European glass manufacturers have joined together to build the first ever large-scale hybrid furnace to run on 80% green

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

07.04.2020

Vertech’s SIL used by Italian container glass manufacturer

Italian container glass manufacturer Vetreria Etrusca has chosen supervision system SIL from Vertech´ as its Manufacturing Execution System for its plant in

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

07.04.2020

Glass worker dies in Heinz-Glas furnace fire

A worker has died after a furnace fire at the Heinz-Glas manufacturing site in

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

06.04.2020

Qatar´s Gulf Glass Factory signs EPC contract

Gulf Glass Factory has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Falorni Gianfranco for Qatar’s first container glass

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

10.03.2020

Asian Glass maker to invest 40 million Euro in container glass plant

The company is adding a further furnace

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

06.03.2020

Pilkington IGP expands plant in Ostroleka, Poland

Polish insulated glass manufacturer Pilkington IGP is to expand its manufacturing plant in

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04.03.2020

Glass Futures wins contract to study alternative fuel sources for industry

Glass Futures has won a £7.1 million contract from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to provide an in-depth investigation into decarbonising the sector using sustainable alternative fuel

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

23.01.2020

Oscar nomination for glass movie

A film about a glass factory in the mid-west of America has been nominated for an

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  • Glass Industry Related News

21.12.2019

Zippe reports record high in engineering services

Batch and cullet plant specialist Zippe from Wertheim, Germany has reported a 30% increase in demand for its engineering

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21.12.2019

Saverglass completes MD Verre purchase….for €1

Saverglass has completed the purchase of MD

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21.12.2019

Zignago Vetro chooses Sorg furnace for Portogruaro plant expansion

Zignago Vetro has expanded its capacity at its Portogruaro, near Venice, Italy, plant to meet increased demand for glass

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21.12.2019

Pochet du Courval in €15 million digital investment

French container glass manufacturer Pochet du Courval is to invest €15 million in digital

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20.12.2019

Ardagh among contenders for O-I’s Australasia division

Ardagh has emerged as one of the final contenders to purchase the Australian and NZ division of O-I, reports The

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11.12.2019

Team skydive sees Encirc raise more than £36,500 for cancer charity

A team from Encirc including Managing Director Adrian Curry and other members of the company’s Leadership Team has raised more than £36,500 for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity by taking part in a group

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  • Cold End Equipment

11.12.2019

Empakglass provides Embalvidro with Quality Control and Cold End training

Over ten days in November, Empakglass was at Angolan container glass manufacturer Embalvidro to provide training in the areas of Quality Control and Cold

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  • Glass Industry Related News

11.12.2019

Entries now open for fifth Society of Glass Technology Alastair Pilkington award

Entries are being sought for the Fifth Society of Glass Technology Alastair Pilkington

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  • Glass Industry Related News

10.12.2019

Grenzebach to acquire CNUD EFCO GFT

The Grenzebach Group has announced it has an agreement with the BMT Group to acquire its float glass engineering division CNUD EFCO

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10.12.2019

Schott inaugurates new Indian glass tank facility following €21 million investment

Schott has inaugurated its new glass tank facility in Jambusar, Gujarat, India following an investment of €21 million last

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09.12.2019

Forglass supplies furnace to Kama-Vitrum container glassworks

Kama-Vitrum glassworks in Wołczyn, Poland, has expanded its site and increased its

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09.12.2019

Sisecam inaugurates second flat glass facility in Italy

Sişecam Group has inaugurated its second flat glass investment facility in Sant´Angelo in Puglia, Italy with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in

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27.11.2019

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer joins Ardagh Group Board

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rt Hon Philip Hammond has been appointed to the Ardagh Group Board as a Non-Executive Director and as a member of the Audit

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27.11.2019

Hotwork International Asia-Pacific celebrates 20th anniversary

Hotwork International Asia-Pacific celebrated its 20th anniversary and inaugurated its warehouse in Cebu,

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27.11.2019

Ardagh Group wins UK Packaging Award for ‘CSR Initiative of the Year’

Ardagh Group’s work with Leeds Rhinos Foundation to help rehabilitate prisoners has won the UK Packaging Award for ‘CSR Initiative of the

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26.11.2019

UK glass manufacturers attend Glass Suppliers Alliance seminar

Members of the UK glass manufacturing industry heard about the latest trends and innovations driving the industry at a

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26.11.2019

Embalvidro produces first glass gobs

Angolan container glass plant Embalvidro has produced its first liquid glass

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26.11.2019

Registration now open for Glassman Asia in Seoul South Korea

Registration is now open for the Glassman conference and exhibition in Seoul South Korea on 25th and 26th February

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25.11.2019

SmartMelter technology successfully supports Kioo Glass furnace repair

Container glass manufacturer for East and Central Africa Kioo Glass has completed a planned major rebuild on one of its furnaces using PaneraTech’s SmartMelter

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22.11.2019

US beer decline impacts O-I glass sales

A decline in beer sales in the USA helped cause a drop in sales for O-I container

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21.11.2019

Bormioli Pharma unveils €20 million furnace upgrade at San Vito plant (with video)

Bormioli Pharma inaugurated a new furnace and production lines yesterday (Tuesday) at its San Vito al Tagliamento plant in North-Eastern

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20.11.2019

O-I confirms strategic review of Australian and NZ glassmaking business

O-I has confirmed it is conducting a strategic review of its Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) glassmaking

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19.11.2019

Glass container recycling rates hits 76% in the EU

Industry data published by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) showed that the EU28 average collection for recycling rate for glass packaging grew to the record rate of 76% in

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18.11.2019

O-I plots European MAGMA glass technology expansion

The world’s largest container glassmaker announced in September it will install the technology at its Holzminden, Germany plant following a successful installation in its Streator, USA

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15.11.2019

Addis Glass plans to triple production capacity

Ethiopian glass container manufacturer Addis Ababa Glass and Bottle Share Company is seeking to triple its container glass manufacturing

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12.11.2019

Glass in Deposit Return Schemes drives increase in plastic

Serious concerns are being raised over proposals to include glass bottles in the forthcoming Scottish deposit return scheme for drinks

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12.11.2019

China Glass 2020 expects to reach new heights

China Glass 2020 will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in April after a successful exhibition in Beijing in May

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12.11.2019

Environmental chemist launches reusable glass bottle resistant to breaking

Environmental chemist turned entrepreneur Walt Himelstein has created ShatterSafe, a reusable glass bottle coated in a plastic resin produced to combat the worldwide single use plastics

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12.11.2019

Gerresheimer completes Essen furnace rebuild

Pharmaceutical manufacturer Gerresheimer has completed a furnace rebuild at its Essen, Germany

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11.11.2019

Fosbel becomes SmartMelter partner

Furnace refractory maintenance provider Fosbel is to enhance its audit and inspection services to include SmartMelter radar

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11.11.2019

Emhart: demand booming for glass containers

Demand is still growing globally for glass containers, stated Bucher Emhart

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11.11.2019

Angola’s Embalvidro plant set for furnace lighting today

A new greenfield container glass plant in Angola is set to light its furnace today (Tuesday October

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11.11.2019

Piramal Glass outlines €30 million premium perfume investment

Piramal Glass has outlined how it will invest €30 million in its premium perfume manufacturing

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08.11.2019

80th Conference on Glass Problems to address current problems in manufacturing

The 80th Conference on Glass Problems (GPC), organised by the Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) takes place on 28th -31st October in Columbus, Ohio,

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08.11.2019

Iris Inspection machines records 20% sales growth

French inspection solutions specialist Iris Inspection machines has recorded a 20% improvement in sales for

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08.11.2019

O-I acquires $225 million sustainable improvement loan

Owens-Illinois (O-I) is furthering its commitment to sustainability by securing a $225 million bank loan, with a sustainability-linked pricing

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07.11.2019

EMS Group agrees deal to buy Zecchetti

EMS Group has announced the acquisition of Zecchetti

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07.11.2019

Mir Stekla venue celebrates 60th anniversary

In connection with the 60th anniversary of the company celebrated on 17th October, Expocentre Fairgrounds hosted a meeting between Director General Sergey Bednov and journalists from the

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07.11.2019

Glass Technology Services releases digital version of its glassmakers’ periodic table

Following unprecedented demand for the glassmakers’ periodic table, Glass Technology Services has announced the release of a digital version of the

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22.10.2019

Verallia celebrates French furnace investment

The new glass furnace, which produces about 2 million jars per day, has been completely rebuilt and the five production lines it supplies have been

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18.10.2019

GlassTrend big data meeting deemed a success

A meeting dedicated to process automation and big data in the glass industry was deemed a

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11.10.2019

O-I plots $1 billion sale of Asia-Pacific glass business

O-I is considering the AU$1 billion (US$675.1 million) sale of its Asia-Pacific container glassmaking

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04.10.2019

Guardian Glass to close Milbury, Ohio plant

Guardian Glass intends to close its Milbury plant in the state of Ohio,

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10.09.2019

Siam Glass inaugurates Sorg furnace and second production line at Ayutthaya

This is the first greenfield project for the Sorg Company with this important customer in

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28.08.2019

Full conference programmes now announced for Glassman Europe

Attend Glassman Europe and gain access to two conference programmes free of

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08.08.2019

Community of Glass Associations meets in Venice

The 3rd International Convention of Glass Associations took place in Venice, Italy

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08.08.2019

VRMT launches website

UK virtual reality training machine provider VRMT has launched a

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08.08.2019

GlassTrend seminar on process automation and big data

The progressing automation and utilisation of big data offer major opportunities to increase production efficiency in the glass manufacturing

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07.08.2019

Glassman Europe conference discusses sustainability and future of glassmaking

O-I, Steklarna Hrastnik and former Coca-Cola and SAB Miller executives are among the speakers at the Glassman Europe

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07.08.2019

Why the UN’s Year of Glass is important

The industry has endorsed a plan to pursue a United Nations (UN) International Year of Glass for

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31.07.2019

How raw materials can contribute to reducing CO2

The glass industry is committed to a decarbonising action plan, as part of the Government commitment of zero CO2 emissions by 2050.

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31.07.2019

Exporting opportunity for UK glass industry is clear

The UK’s glass industry is changing as the country adapts to stricter environmental regulations and innovation stemming from Industry 4.0 – the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ that integrates and leverages computerised, interconnected and automated

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30.07.2019

Glass Futures unveils St Helens glassmaking facility details

Glass Futures unveiled details of a new hot end glassmaking research facility in St Helens, UK during a conference last

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25.07.2019

The rise of Turkish soda ash production

Delegates will be given an insight into the recent developments of the Turkish soda ash industry at a forthcoming

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19.07.2019

All set for raw materials in glassmaking conference

Raw Materials are the theme this year with the Society of Glass Technology.

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18.07.2019

End of Waste Foundation team up with Ripple Glass to increase glass recycling

End of Waste Foundation and Ripple Glass are partnering to increase glass recycling in Kansas

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18.07.2019

GTS develops glass-specific periodic table to celebrate 150 years

Glass Technology Services (GTS) has developed a glass-specific periodic table of

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18.07.2019

Gimav reports 3.75% increase in machinery sales for 2018

Gimav has reported an overall 3.75% increase in sales compared to the previous fiscal year.

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18.07.2019

Gerresheimer’s system for small batch production glass completed

The setup for Gerresheimer’s small batch production (SBP) for glass products has made good headway to move into its plant by

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18.07.2019

Applied Vision completes building expansion

Applied Vision has completed its most recent building

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17.07.2019

Glassman Europe: Investigating sustainable trends in Glassmaking

Experts will discuss the future of glassmaking during a conference devoted to

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17.07.2019

A Year of Glass plan put forward to UN

The year 2022 could be designated the Year of Glass under proposals put forward to the United

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17.07.2019

Nadir Figueiredo sold to US investment company

Brazilian tableware manufacturer Nadir Figueiredo has been sold to a subsidiary of US financial company HIG Capital for R$836,265 million ($222.98

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09.05.2019

Forglass begins AGC project in Belgium

Forglass has started a new project for AGC MOL

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20.03.2019

Zippe secures Cristalleries de Saint-Louis batch plant order

Crystal glassmaker Cristalleries de Saint-Louis has ordered a batch plant from

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05.02.2019

Wiegand-Glas chooses Sorg glass melting furnace for Schleusingen plant

SORG has been awarded the contract for the planning, delivery, construction and commissioning of the first glass melting system in Wiegand-Glas’s Schleusingen

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31.01.2019

O-I selects Dominion Industry for furnace rebuild

O-I Australia appointed Dominion Industry for a major furnace

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15.01.2019

O-I in €119 million acquisition of Mexican manufacturer

Owens-Illinois (O-I) has acquired nearly half of Mexican container glassmaker Empresas Comegua in a €119 million

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14.01.2019

Glassmakers from across the region are shaping up to attend the Glassman Asia event

The combined exhibition and conference is focused on the latest trends in glassmaking such as digital manufacturing, energy efficiency and

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14.01.2019

Qatar’s Gulf Glass Factory signs EPC contract

Gulf Glass Factory has signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with Falorni Gianfranco for Qatar’s first container glass

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07.01.2019

Saint-Gobain opens €85 million Polish float line

The float line will increase the production of glass for the needs of the construction and automotive industry by

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