Glass industry news

Specialist recycled glass firm sees major export boost

Published: June 23, 2016 by Sally Love

WRL Glass Media, part of the Teesside-based Ward Recycling Group, is on track to achieve exports of 40% this financial year, which would result in a 10% increase on last year. 

The specialist manufacturer of recycled glass products has already exported 4000 tonnes in the financial year…

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Saint-Gobain UK’s ‘power down’ campaign saves £165,000

Published: June 22, 2016 by Sally Love

Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland, one of the UK’s largest manufacturing firms, has saved £165,000 after a campaign to encourage its factories to ‘power down’ at peak energy periods.

The company worked with its energy supplier SmartestEnergy on the campaign, which involved more than 20 of its…

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Guardian wins advertising awards

Published: June 22, 2016 by Sally Love

Guardian Glass North America was recognised for both print and social media advertising at Architectural Record’s annual Advertising Excellence Awards breakfast.

The event was held at the May AIA Convention in Philadelphia.

Guardian won awards for its single-page advert about SunGuard SNX…

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Wall Colmonoy appoints Nicholas W. Clark as President

Published: June 21, 2016 by Sally Love

Nicholas W. Clark has been appointed to the position of President of Wall Colmonoy.

Reporting to Nicholas will be all Wall Colmonoy business units: Alloy Products, Aerobraze Engineered Technologies, and Franklin Bronze Precision Components.

Nicholas started with Wall Colmonoy Limited (UK)…

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GIMAV appoints Aldo Faccenda as President

Published: June 21, 2016 by Greg Morris

Aldo Faccenda of Bottero (pictured) was elected the new Gimav President at its recent Ordinary General Meeting.

He will take over from Cinzia Schiatti. Michele Gusti of OCMI-OTG, who was confirmed as President of the Hollow Glass Section and Dino Zandonella Necca of ADI, who was confirmed…

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