Glass industry news

Tiama and Imavision form joint venture in China

Published: March 26, 2015 by Sally Roberts

Tiama, a leading global provider of process and quality control equipment for hollow glass, has signed a joint venture partnership with Daheng Group-Imavision.

Daheng Group-Imavision, a Bejing-based company listed on the Chinese stock exchange, is a major player in image processing devices…

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British Glass develops new health and safety guidance

Published: March 25, 2015 by Sally Roberts

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation has developed free new guidance for ‘Incident and Near Miss Reporting’ in order to help businesses gain an understanding about ‘near misses’ and how to monitor and act upon these events.

Completed by the British Glass Health and Safety…

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Philippines group expands into Australia

Published: March 24, 2015 by Greg Morris

Philippines-based group San Miguel Yamamura Packaging International (SMYP) has completed the acquisition of Australia’s wine cork and cap maker, Vinocor Worldwide.

This is the second acquisition of an Australian packaging company by San Miguel’s international packaging unit.

San Miguel…

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O-I’s black glass attracts brewers

Published: March 24, 2015 by Sally Roberts

Owens Illinois (O-I) presented its latest developments in glass packaging to the craft beer sector at BeerX, the festival of beer hosted by the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) at Sheffield Ice from 18th to 21st March.

O-I presented brewers with samples of its first two black glass…

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Grupo Modelo to open museum dedicated to Victoria beer

Published: March 24, 2015 by Greg Morris

Mexican glass manufacturer and brewer, Grupo Modelo, is to open a museum dedicated to Victoria beer.

The museum will be in Toluca, Mexico where the current Museo Modelo de Ciencias e Industria (MUMCI) is located and that hosted the first brewery in Mexico, where Victoria beer was…

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Phoenix Award winner 2015

Published: March 23, 2015 by Sally Roberts

Mr Surasak Decharin of Bangkok Glass has been selected to be the 45th recipient of the Phoenix Award ‘Glass Person of the Year 2015’.

Since joining Bangkok Glass in September 1981, Surasak Decharin has spent more than 33 years of his professional career with the company.

After being…

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