Glass industry news

Sorg and EME appoint representative for South America

Published: February 21, 2017 by Greg Morris

German companies EME Maschinenfabrik Clasen and Sorg have appointed Mr. César Rodrigues as their representative for South America.

Mr Rodrigues joined EME at the beginning of the year, lives in Sao Paulo and will be the local contact for EME’s customers, providing proximity and knowledge…

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Saverglass plans Mexican manufacturing site

Published: February 21, 2017 by Greg Morris

French group Saverglass plans to build a glassmaking and decoration factory in Mexico for operation by June 2018.

The group, which has a manufacturing and decorating unit in Arques, France has decided to settle in Mexico to meet a growing market demand.

Saverglass specialises in the…

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Thai group places furnace order with Horn Glass

Published: February 21, 2017 by Greg Morris

Germany’s Horn Glass has received an order from Siam Glass in Thailand for the rebuild of a 250 tpd end fired furnace with three production lines.

Siam Glass Industries was established in 1977 and produces narrow and wide-necked bottles in flint and amber color.

The current furnace…

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Furnace Solutions 12 and Training Day 5

Published: February 21, 2017 by Greg Morris

The 12th Furnace Solutions Conference and 5th Training Day organised by the SGT’s Melting Technical Committee is approaching.  

This year’s conference, to be held on the 7th and 8th June at Lucideon, Stoke-on-Trent, UK is shaping up to be one of most exciting yet with many new…

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Four weeks until CelSian’s training course in UK

Published: February 21, 2017 by Greg Morris

CelSian will be holding its next CelSian-NCNG International Glass Technology Course in Sheffield, UK, on the 20th-24th March 2017.  

The training course will be held at the SGT and British Glass office in Chapeltown, Sheffield.

The course is intended for experienced engineers in the glass…

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HWI to construct $30 million refractories plant

Published: February 17, 2017 by Greg Morris

Refractory group HarbisonWalker International (HWI) is to construct a $30 million monolithic refractories manufacturing facility.

The site will be located along the Ohio River Valley in the northern Kentucky/southern Ohio region of the United States.

It said the facility will be one of…

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