Latest Issue: January 2015

Glass manufacturing report
Published: Jan 30, 2015

The Glass Manufacturing Industry Council (GMIC) has compiled a detailed report into the glass manufacturing industry.

The Glass Manufacturing Industry report is a 135-page document that contains industry data, a…


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Georgian glass group secures expansion loan
Published: Jan 29, 2015

Georgia’s only glass bottle manufacturer, Mina, has secured a loan to expand its production lines and boost growth.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, will provide a senior loan of $8.5 million and will help secure a parallel senior loan of €5 million from Rabobank for Mina’s expansion.

Mina produces glass bottles for the beverages market, a priority export…


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ICG organises the 7th summer school in Montpellier, France
Published: Jan 28, 2015

The International Commission on Glass (ICG) will host its workshop for new researchers in glass science and surface and thin film technology in Montpellier, France, July 6-10, 2015.

The Summer School 2015 will be organised as two parallel streams, one following a glass science theme, focused more on academic topics, and the second looking at glass surface and thin…


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