Latest Issue: Glass International May 2015

Schott tubes boost algae output by 22%
Published: May 22, 2015

Speciality glass manufacturer Schott has said its new oval glass tubes for photobioreactors (PBRs) increase maximum dry biomass output by more than 22% a day.

In a study in partnership Heliae, a technology-driven algae production company, the Schott round glass tubes were retrofitted with oval tubes in Heliae’s Helix seed PBR.

An indoor study over multiple cycles in…


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EME wins Algeria’s Africaver bid
Published: May 20, 2015

Germany’s EME Maschinenfabrik Clasen has won the bid for the modernisation of the sodium silicate line at Algerian glassmanufacturer, Société Africaine du Verre (Africaver).

Africaver belongs to the state-owned…


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Pneumofore reports positive Glassman Europe 2015
Published: May 19, 2015

Italian company Pneumofore said it had positive results from the recent Glassman Europe show in Lyon, France.

The company had a booth at the exhibition held May 6 and 7 and said it had met some interesting contacts,…


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