Latest Issue: January 2015

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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Glass community gathers in Beijing
Published: Jan 28, 2015

The 26th China International Glass Industrial Technical Exhibition (China Glass 2015) will be held at the China International Exhibition Centre in Beijing on 20-23 May 2015.

The exhibition will take place in all eight halls of the exhibition centre and the exhibition area will reach 100,000 square meters for the first time.

Eight hundred glass businesses from around…


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