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Bucher Emhart Glass

12.09.2019

Tiama and Bucher Emhart Glass collaboration

Tiama, Emhart and other major glass industry players are collaborating to define a standard for laser marks on glass

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  • Glass Industry Related News

06.09.2019

Tiama and Bucher Emhart Glass collaborate on an industry standard for laser marks

Tiama, Emhart and other major glass industry players are collaborating to define a standard for laser marks on glass

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

07.08.2019

‘Boom in demand’ for glass containers - Bucher Emhart Glass

There was a global boom in demand for glass containers in the first half of the year, stated a major technology

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  • Glass Industry Related News

24.07.2019

Bucher Emhart Glass acquires Symplex Vision Systems

Bucher Emhart Glass acquires Symplex Vision Systems (Symplex) based in Munich,

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

28.05.2019

Bucher Emhart Glass sells its Refractory Business to the RATH Group

The Austrian RATH Group, an internationally active company that has stood for high-quality refractory solutions for more than 125 years, has taken over the production facility for refractory materials for the container glass industry, including

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

25.05.2019

Emhart sells its Refractory Business to the RATH Group

The Austrian RATH Group, an internationally active company that has stood for high-quality refractory solutions for more than 125 years, has taken over the production facility for refractory materials for the container glass industry, including

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  • Glass Industry Related News

20.03.2019

New legislations are challenging the production of glass packaging, energy costs continue to rise

Summit19 – leaders explore the future of glass packaging / Glass packaging has been going through major changes in the years since the last conference in

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  • Glass Industry Related News

22.10.2018

Agreement between Heye International and Bucher Emhart Glass opens the door for new (I4.0) products

Heye International grants Bucher Emhart Glass a royalty to its patent EP 2 114 834 B1. The EP 2 114 834 B1 patent secures the possibility to attach all production information and inspection results to an individual glass

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

31.07.2018

Bucher Emhart Glass announces a range of improvements to its SCOUT® inspection technologies

Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, has announced four feature enhancements to its inspection

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

26.07.2018

FleXinspect Inspection Update

Improved Line Scan Finish Inspection / Available for all FleXinspect T & FleXinspect M

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  • Cold End Equipment

04.07.2018

Bucher Emhart Glass offers Laser Marking System “ID Mark”

Emhart Glass took over the laser marking business for hot glass containers from Qualimarq, the pioneer and leading manufacturer with over 100 installations

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

11.06.2018

Bucher Emhart Glass completes its servo portfolio with BIS machine

Bucher Emhart Glass (BEG), the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, has completed its servo-driven glass-forming portfolio with the latest, improved BIS

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

30.04.2018

Bucher Emhart Glass launches all-new FlexIS 3 control system with powerful safety features

Bucher Emhart Glass (BEG), the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, has launched a completely new version of FlexIS, its electronic control system for IS glass-forming

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

30.05.2017

Bucher Emhart Glass’ Johor Bahru plant celebrates 10 years, 200 machines

Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its manufacturing plant in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

22.05.2017

Emhart launches ‘Stronger together’ philosophy at new Leipzig office.

Bucher Emhart Glass, the leader in container glass manufacturing and inspection technologies, has launched its ‘Stronger together’ philosophy at a two-day customer event to mark the grand opening of their new Leipzig

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  • Glass Industry Related News

19.05.2017

Co-operation supports process automation goals

In 2014, Bucher Emhart Glass launched its BlankRadar forming process control system, based on XPAR Vision’s Gob Assist and Blank Temperature Control

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

29.03.2016

Juan Montes to succeed Ed Munz as VP L&M at Bucher Emhart Glass

Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, has announced the retirement of Ed Munz, Vice President Logistics & Manufacturing (VP L&M), and the appointment of his successor, Juan

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

18.03.2016

SCOUT – the latest inspection technology from Bucher Emhart Glass

Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading supplier for glass forming and inspection technologies launches the latest evolution in inspection technologies –

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  • Glass Industry Related News

04.11.2015

Bucher Emhart Glass and PSR announce renewal of refractory licence agreement.

Since 1970 Halifax based Parkinson-Spencer Refractories Ltd has been the UK licensee of Bucher Emhart Glass for the manufacture of Emhart designed feeder expendable

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  • Glass Industry Related News

01.09.2015

Gürallar opens Turkish container site

Turkish container glass manufacturer Gürallar Cam Ambalaj (GCA) has selected Bucher Emhart Glass to provide a range of equipment for its new

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

15.07.2015

New 585 Metering Spout for Low Pull Rates

Bucher Emhart Glass has developed a new 585 metering spout for pull rates between 110 and 160

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

05.05.2015

Hot end: Where quality is made

In today’s global market the glass container industry faces the challenge of improving productivity while reducing costs, with ever increasing quality requirements in the context of harsh environmental issues and pressure from alternative packaging

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24.03.2015

Bucher Emhart Glass introduces a Parts Shop & Catalog within their dedicated customer portal

In order to better serve their customers and improve the business processes, Bucher Emhart Glass launched the new Parts Shop & Catalog as it was introduced during Glasstec

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  • Glass Industry Related News

02.03.2015

Reducing risk with latest inspection technologies

Who would have thought that the 15th and 16th Century concepts of Nicolaus Copernicus and Galileo Galilei would be applied to glass container inspection? According to Mike Rentschler, an application of the concepts from Copernicus and Galileo can be

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  • Products

02.03.2015

Bucher Emhart helps Serbian glass factory renew production

Srpska Fabrika Stakla (Serbian Glass Factory) was the location of a major project by Bucher Emhart Glass encompassing the full range of its hot end and inspection equipment.

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  • Batch, Furnace, Melting, Coating

06.02.2015

Bucher Emhart Glass – quality engineered refractories

The Bucher Emhart Glass manufacturing operation in Owensville, Missouri, USA, traces its roots to 1844 and the founding of the Laclede Christy Fire Brick

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  • Batch, Furnace, Melting, Coating

07.11.2014

Bucher Emhart Glass now offers forehearth channel blocks and introduces a new lightweight refractory material – EmLite 30

Bucher Emhart Glass is now able to provide complete refractory solutions for the forehearths, incl. channel blocks, sub- and superstructure and insulation. The 333 channel blocks are available together with high performance mullite

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  • Glass Industry Related News

09.10.2014

XPAR Vision and Bucher Emhart Glass signed a cooperation agreement

XPAR Vision and Bucher Emhart Glass signed a cooperation agreement, under which Bucher Emhart Glass will launch its new BlankRadar, based on two of XPAR Vision’s products, the Gob Assist (GA) and the Blank Temperature Control (BTC). To further

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  • Glass Industry Related News

28.08.2014

Process Control with FlexIS closed loops

Since a few years, measurement systems like Plunger Process Control (PPC) and Temperature Control System (TCS) provide valuable insight into the production process of glass containers. For the machine operator it is however a tough job to

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  • Glass Industry Related News

27.08.2014

Bucher Emhart Glass to show BIS and FleXinspect BC at glasstec

Bucher Emhart Glass will be showing two of its flagship machines at its booth during glasstec

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  • Glass Industry Related News

18.07.2014

Bucher Emhart Glass announces changes to its refractories division

Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, is pleased to announce changes to the management team, sales structure, pricing model, and product distribution of its refractories

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  • Glass Industry Related News

09.04.2014

Changes in the Management of Bucher Emhart Glass

We are pleased to announce that with effect from 1 April 2014 a new Vice President Finance has been

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  • Glass Industry Related News

05.12.2013

Bucher Emhart Glass unveils first BIS machine at Nampak

Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, unveiled its first BIS machine at an open house event hosted by Nampak in South Africa on 22–23 October

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  • Glass Industry Related News

04.12.2013

Bucher Emhart Glass unveils first BIS machine at Nampak

Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, unveiled its first BIS machine at an open house event hosted by Nampak in South Africa on 22–23 October

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  • Batch, Furnace, Melting, Coating

02.12.2013

Bucher Emhart Glass appoints new Vice President for their container Inspection Business

Bucher Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Curry as Vice-President Inspection Business, with effect from December 1

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  • Glass Industry Related News

22.10.2013

Bucher Emhart Glass and Kuehne + Nagel announce their cooperation

Bucher Emhart Glass is happy to announce that Kuehne + Nagel was selected to be the warehouse partner for their Parts Distribution

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  • Glass Industry Related News

21.10.2013

Bucher Emhart Glass selects warehouse partner

Bucher Emhart Glass has selected Kuehne + Nagel as warehouse partner for its Parts Distribution

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  • Glass Industry Related News

01.10.2013

Bucher Emhart Glass announces new logo and visual brand identity

Emhart Glass is proud to announce the change of its name from Emhart Glass to “Bucher Emhart Glass” and to introduce the new visual brand

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  • Batch, Furnace, Melting, Coating

05.07.2013

Emhart Glass enhances safety across its IS Machine range

Emhart Glass has announced three innovative safety enhancements that have been made standard across all IS machines, significantly improving the safety of

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  • Batch, Furnace, Melting, Coating

02.07.2013

FlexLube

Emhart Glass is pleased to announce the launch of its new FLEXLube system, delivering enhanced control over lubrication for IS

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  • Batch, Furnace, Melting, Coating

26.06.2013

Emhart Glass hosts global conference on the future of glass packaging

From 14–16 May 2013, a major conference for the glass industry was hosted by Emhart Glass, world leaders in glassmaking

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  • Batch, Furnace, Melting, Coating

02.05.2013

Emhart Glass and Owens-Illinois agree on global supply of glass forming machines and parts

Emhart Glass, a division of Bucher Industries and the world’s leading supplier of glass container forming machines and equipment, and Owens-Illinois, Inc., (O-I) the world’s leading maker of glass containers, have agreed that Emhart Glass will

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

21.11.2012

Emhart Glass reorganizes its global production and engineering capability

Emhart Glass has announced a major reorganization of its global production and engineering capability, aimed at putting it closer to customers around the world while improving flexibility, cost efficiency and

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

09.10.2012

Emhart Glass announces Safety enhancement to its IS machines

Emhart Glass is pleased to announce three improvements to its IS machines that will improve safety and make operations

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  • Batch, Furnace, Melting, Coating

24.09.2012

Emhart Glass launches FlexRadar Forming Process Analyzer

Emhart Glass is pleased to announce the launch of the FlexRadar Forming Process Analyzer, a standalone system for identifying quality issues in real time, delivering higher pack rates and improved

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

01.06.2012

XPAR Vision and Emhart Glass agree to settle legal actions

XPAR Vision had asserted its EP 0 643 297 B1 patent in Germany and Spain and copyrights in Spain against the Emhart Glass FlexRadar

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  • Glass Industry Related News

29.05.2012

Emhart Glass launches 570 Servo Feeder Plunger Mechanism

The 570 is the successor to the long-serving 555 Feeder Plunger, and offers improved reliability and reduced

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

25.05.2012

Emhart Glass launches Advanced Take Out Tong Holder and Insert

Emhart Glass is pleased to announce the expansion of its range of ware-handling accessories with the launch of a new Take Out Tong Holder and

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass

09.05.2012

Emhart Glass launches FlexIS Ware Handling Supervision

Emhart Glass is pleased to announce the launch of a new addition to its FlexIS integrated control system: Ware Handling Supervision, or

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  • Glass Industry Related News

08.05.2012

Emhart Glass launches ISIS Wall Thickness Gauge

Gauge option for the ISIS Dimensional Gauge, an integral part of its MiniLab Glass Container Measurement System. This new option provides the ability for automated mold-correlated wall thickness measurement of glass containers on a sampling

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  • Glass Industry Related News

10.06.2011

Emhart Glass appoints new Vice President of Logistics and Manufacturing

Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Christer Hermansson to the post of Vice President of Logistics and Manufacturing (VP L&M), effective

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  • Glass Industry Related News

16.05.2011

Piegarese buys first NIS machine in Italy

Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, is pleased to announce the first purchase of one of its NIS container-forming machines by an Italian client, Vetreria Cooperativa

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  • Glass Industry Related News

09.05.2011

Emhart Glass and Sanjin form joint venture in China

Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, is pleased to announce that it is entering into a joint venture with Shandong Sanjin Glass Machinery Co. (‘Sanjin’), based in Zibo in Shandong

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15.02.2011

Emhart Glass appoints new Vice President of Technology

Emhart Glass, the leading global supplier of machinery and equipment to the glass manufacturing industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Matthias Kümmerle to the post of VP Technology, effective 1 February 2011.

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05.01.2011

HNG chooses Emhart Glass for two major manufacturing developments

Leading Indian glass manufacturer Hindusthan National Glass & Industries Ltd (HNG) has selected Emhart Glass SA as its supplier for a major greenfield development at Naidu Peta and a significant extension to its plant at

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  • Hollow, Tableware, Technical Glass