Latest Issue: March 2015

Praxair converts O-I furnace to oxy-fuel
Published: Mar 27, 2015

O-I has converted a conventional air-fuel glass furnace to oxy-fuel using Praxair’s oxy-fuel combustion technology.

Praxair will supply gaseous oxygen to the 180-tons per day, non-cryogenic glass plant located in…

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Tiama and Imavision form joint venture in China
Published: Mar 26, 2015

Tiama, a provider of process and quality control equipment for hollow glass, has signed a joint venture partnership with Daheng Group-Imavision.

Daheng Group-Imavision, a Bejing-based company listed on the Chinese stock exchange, is a major player in image processing devices and applications with a turnover of $600 million and 4,000 employees.

The group already…

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British Glass develops new health and safety guidance
Published: Mar 25, 2015

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation has developed free new guidance for ‘Incident and Near Miss Reporting’ in order to help businesses gain an understanding about ‘near misses’ and how to monitor and act upon these events.

Completed by the British Glass Health and Safety Steering Group, the guidance aims to introduce the concept of near misses and provide…

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