Latest Issue: April 2015

O-I’s French Country Executive to present keynote speech at Glassman Europe
Published: Apr 27, 2015

O-I’s Francois Pierrot, Country Executive France and Spain, will present the keynote speech at the Glassman Europe conference in Lyon next week.

His presentation will be the first of many papers from leading container glass experts at the free-of-charge conference.

The two-day conference includes papers from associations, container glass manufacturers and technical…


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Sişecam reports 15% rise in sales for 2014
Published: Apr 27, 2015

Turkey’s Şişecam Group reported consolidated net sales of TL 6.9 billion ($2.52bn), up 15% compared to the previous year.  

In 2014, the group produced 4.2 million tons of glass, 2.1 million tons of soda and 4…


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Sorg to present ‘Sorg LoM’ at Glassman Europe
Published: Apr 27, 2015

Sorg will present its new oxy-fuel burner, the ‘Sorg LoM’ at the upcoming Glassman Europe show in Lyon, on the 6th and 7th May.

LoM stands for Low Momentum and Low Maintenance oxy-fuel burner.

This allows oxy-fuel furnaces to operate at maximum efficiency due to an optimised flame shape.

The stable flame can be adjusted to all furnace geometries, and temperature…


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