Glass industry news

SGD Group acquires India’s Cogent Glass

Published: May 29, 2015 by Greg Morris

French company SGD has become a majority shareholder of India’s Cogent Glass Limited.

Cogent is a manufacturer of Type I moulded and tubular glass vials for the pharmaceutical industry.

Cogent’s acquisition represents an opportunity for SGD’s pharmaceutical division and will consolidate…

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Schott makes tubing history

Published: May 29, 2015 by Sally Roberts

Schott has made history by creating the world’s largest industrially manufactured glass tube.

The record-size tube has an outer diameter of 460 millimetres, a total of 40 millimetres wider than the previous record-setting tube.

Overall, the tube measures more than 1.5 metres long with a…

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GTS at Glass Focus 2015

Published: May 28, 2015 by Sally Roberts

Glass Technology Services (GTS) is encouraging those interested in glass research, development and innovation, or simply operating within the supply chain, to join them at the forthcoming Glass Focus 2015 conference.

This supply-chain conference will be held on Friday 12 June 2015, at the…

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Bystronic unveils latest developments in China

Published: May 28, 2015 by Sally Roberts

Bystronic glass showcased its latest glass processing solutions at this year’s China Glass 2015.

The automotive and architectural glass manufacturer and solutions provider also celebrated the 10th anniversary of Bystronic’s entry into the Chinese market at the event.

Dr. Burghard…

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EME reports ‘satisfactory’ Glassman Europe

Published: May 27, 2015 by Greg Morris

Germany’s EME Maschinenfabrik Clasen participated in this year’s Glassman from 6th to 7th May in Lyon under the Sorg Group banner.

EME said it was a good opportunity to meet and discuss with customers and potential buyers.

It said that there was satisfactory feedback for EME and its…

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Press Glass publishes revised internal standard

Published: May 27, 2015 by Sally Roberts

Press Glass has published a new version of its internal standards document.

The document has been updated and expanded to take into account the latest EU standards.

It consists of two main parts, each concerning insulating glass units and special glass.

The new version of this document…

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