Glass industry news

Bucher Emhart Glass hosts successful workshop

Published: October 20, 2016 by Sally Love

Bucher Emhart organised a successful ‘Mould Design/Product Development’ workshop in the city of St. Petersburg, Florida, from the 10th to the 14th of October.

Dominique Vassaux from Bucher Emhart Glass and Pedro Pontes from Empakglass, conducted the five day training…

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British Glass to host waste heat recovery seminar

Published: October 19, 2016 by Sally Love

British Glass is hosting a Waste Heat Recovery Knowledge Transfer Seminar on the 15th November in Sheffield.

The event is free to British Glass members, but open to all of the industry.

Implementing waste heat recovery (WHR) is fast becoming a matter of when rather than if for UK glass…

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Ardagh plant named Manufacturer of the Year

Published: October 19, 2016 by Sally Love

Ardagh’s Dolton, Illinois, glass manufacturing facility has been named as Cook County’s Manufacturer of the Year.

The award was presented to Ardagh Group Dolton during the third annual Making Manufacturing Matter Awards & Recognition event on Oct. 6 in Chicago, hosted by the Alliance for…

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Industry gears up for Glassman South America 2017

Published: October 18, 2016 by Sally Love

Over 25 companies have already registered to exhibit at the upcoming Glassman South America exhibition, held in Buenos Aires on the 29th and 30th March 2017.

Companies that have signed up to exhibit so far include Bottero, FIC UK, E.W. Bowman, Electroglass, Nikolaus Sorg, Tiama, Iris…

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Zippe to modernise Vetropack Austria weighing line

Published: October 18, 2016 by Greg Morris

Zippe has received an order to modernise Vetropack Austria’s second weighing line.

The order was placed with Zippe by Horn Glass company of Plößberg, Germany, who will act as the general contractor.

The modernization will take place during operation of the plant. The rebuilding includes…

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Zippe secures Bangkok Glass contract

Published: October 18, 2016 by Greg Morris

Bangkok Glass Public Company Limited has selected Zippe to be its batch and cullet supplier for its new Kabinburi Glass Industry float glass factory.

Bangkok Glass is more famous as a container glass manufacturer but has extended its business field to float glass.

The new 600t/day…

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