Glass industry news

Glass International’s March issue is out now!

Published: March 16, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

In this month’s issue, Neutral Glass & Allied Industries discuss its recent furnace investment and acquisition by German glassmaker Gerresheimer.

This new furnace investment means that the company can continue producing high quality pharmaceutical and cosmetics glass as well as being…

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Furnace Solutions 2018 announces programme

Published: March 15, 2018 by Greg Morris

The SGT’s Melting Technical Committee is hosting another interesting and informative Furnace Solutions Conference and Training Day.

The emphasis of this two-day event is for presenters and delegates to share experiences and propose practical solutions to the glass melting challenges of…

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Russian company will invest $1m to upgrade Grodno Glassworks in Belarus

Published: March 14, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Russian company Triton will invest $1 million to upgrade a pattern glass line at Belarusian glass manufacturer Grodno Glassworks.

The agreement between the two companies was signed in the Belarusian Architecture and Construction Ministry on 7th March.

Yuri Skripko, Grodno Glassworks’…

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Vesuvius takes action to protect intellectual property rights

Published: March 14, 2018 by Greg Morris

Vesuvius, a global manufacturer of fused silica refractory rollers used in glass tempering, glass forming, solar and metallurgical industries, has taken legal action to protect its intellectual property rights associated with Smartly Driven roll patents and end cap attachment…

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Veolia opens £10 million recycling facility

Published: March 13, 2018 by Greg Morris

Knauf Insulation and Veolia have opened a 60,000 tonnes/year glass recycling facility in St Helens, UK.

Veolia’s facility uses technology to sort and separate glass at a micro-level, delivering an ultra-pure glass cullet. 

The machinery includes vibrating screens for size sorting, magnets…

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Soliver to re-open this year after £32 million investment

Published: March 13, 2018 by Greg Morris

Lebanese glass container manufacturer Soliver will reopen its factory in Bchamoun in mid-2018. 

According to a report in the project will include a $32 million investment to upgrade its machines.

Soliver's production capacity is 70,000 tons of glass containers per year.…

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