Latest Issue: July/August 2017

Vitro suspends production at Carlisle plant
Published: Aug 23, 2017

Vitro has reported that one of its two float glass furnaces developed a leak, at its Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA plant.

There are no injuries reported, but production has been temporarily suspended in both furnaces for safety…

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O-I sells rights to $500 million Venezuelan award
Published: Aug 21, 2017

Owens-Illinois (O-I) has sold the rights to a $500-million arbitration award against the Venezuelan government.

The world’s largest container glass manufacturing company received $115 million from an unnamed Irish investment fund…

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