Updated worldwide glass market study 2019 available now for flat, container glass and tableware

We have updated our international studies on flat glass, container glass and tableware for 2019.

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.

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Contact Info

Address RetainaGroup
Unit 5,St John´s Court, Foster Road
Ashford Business Park
TN24 0SJ Ashford, Kent
Country United Kingdom
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Products or Machinery

In addition to supplying stencils and our unique glass marking fluid we have developed two Class 1 Laser units to enable glass manufacturers and processors to quickly and neatly mark their products to conform to relevant Standards - e.g. CE Marking in European countries.

Class 1 laser system which conforms to health and safety requirements for laser based equipment as specified in BSEN / IEC 60825-1: 1994

  • Conforms to BGV B2 Protective housing with 2 channel interlock circuits
  •  Average time to complete a single etch is 0.5 of a second
  •  The size and depth of etch can be varied to meet specific customer requirements
  •  Maximum size of mark for flat surfaces: 40mm x 40mm
  •  Edge marking of glass: 3mm to 30mm. Tolerance +/- 0.5mm
  •  24v battery powered fully mobile system, capable of opera??ng for two 8 hour shifts without recharging (MU020 Model)
  •  Integral battery charger. Unit can be used while recharging (MU020 Model)