Glass industry news

Acers deadline extension

Published: November 21, 2014 by Sally Roberts

The deadline for abstracts for the upcoming ACerS's GOMD-Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft 2nd Joint Annual Meeting has been extended to the 10th December.

The meeting will take place in May in Miami next year.

The 20-session technical program covers the latest in healthcare, energy…

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Gerresheimer CHP plant achieves 90% efficiency

Published: November 21, 2014 by Sally Roberts

Gerresheimer Bünde has put its first combined heat and power (CHP) plant into operation, resulting in energy savings and lower emissions.

The plant has been built in collaboration with the Westfalen Weser energy services company.

The CHP was manufactured by Sokratherm, and is used for the…

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Siemens and British Glass secure technology partnership

Published: November 19, 2014 by Greg Morris

The close ties between Siemens and UK trade body, the British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation, have been strengthened with a new technology partnership between the two groups.

Over the next five years, Siemens will invest up to £4m as a key strategic partner to the UK glass sector,…

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Glaston to close first FC1000 machinery deal to the USA

Published: November 19, 2014 by Greg Morris

Glaston Corporation has closed a deal worth approximately Euro 3.4 million with US-based Cardinal Glass Industries for toughening machines FC500 and double chamber FC1000.

The order is booked in Glaston’s Q4 2014 order book. The machines are set for delivery during the first and third…

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Hotwork International moves headquarters

Published: November 18, 2014 by Greg Morris

Hotwork International, a global service provider of specialised heat-up service as well as Low NOx combustion technology, has a new head office at Romanshornerstrasse 123, 9322 Egnach, Switzerland.

The company is spearheaded by its Managing Director, Benjamin Koester.

Its management aims…

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