Latest Issue: June 2015

Horn secures Turkmenistan furnace order
Published: Jul 28, 2015

Horn has secured an order for a 250 tonnes per day (tpd) float line and 50 tpd container line in Turkmenistan.

Horn received the order in April from TEPE Türkmen Insaat ve Ticaret for the National Glass Manufacturing Complex in Turkmenistan.

The project will be realised with TEPE Türkmen Insaat ve Ticaret as the EPC contractor and Horn as the technology supplier for…


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Ardagh recognised for its recycling partnership
Published: Jul 28, 2015

Ardagh Glass UK and recycler Reuse have received an award for their partnership to capture a higher portion of flint (clear) cullet for remelting into new bottles and jars.

Judges at the UK’s National Recycling Award described the project as an excellent example of cradle to cradle packaging. The project sees a glass bottle or jar collected on the doorstep or bottle…


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Steklarna Hrastnik to increase its tableware capacity by a third
Published: Jul 28, 2015

Slovenian manufacturer Steklarna Hrastnik is to invest in its tableware unit and increase its output by a third.

The company plans a series of investments to increase its tableware output to up to 90 tonnes per day. It will buy a new decorative machine, completely renovate its decorative area and buy a new machine for the production of miniature and perfume bottles…


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