Glass industry news

O-I cuts 28 staff at Perrysburg site

Published: March 28, 2017 by Greg Morris

Owens-Illinois (O-I) has eliminated 28 jobs in its information technology department at its Perrysburg, USA campus, with some of the work set to move to its IT centre in Poznan, Poland.

The world’s largest container glass manufacturer said the job cuts are in IT security and collaborative…

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Verallia invests over €20m modernising Oiry plant

Published: March 27, 2017 by Sally Love

Surrounded by many Champagne-producing customers, Jean-Pierre Floris, chairman and CEO of the Verallia group, inaugurated the Oiry plant’s new installations on Friday, March 24.

Over €20m has been invested in completely modernising the production capabilities for this industrial site which…

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Moldova’s Glass Container Company commissions Talos bypass conveyor

Published: March 27, 2017 by Sally Love

Glass Container Company (GCC), a glass bottle and jar manufacturer based in Moldova, has commissioned a bypass conveyor from the UK’s Talos Packaging Systems.

Designed to interface with their existing line, the bespoke bypass conveyor also interfaces with the globally renowned Iris…

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Şişecam’s net sales increase 13.5%

Published: March 27, 2017 by Sally Love

Şişecam Group reported consolidated net sales of TL 8.4 billion (roughly US$2.3 billion) and a net profit of more than TL 1 billion (roughly US$2.8 million) for the full-year 2016.

The Group's total investments reached TL 1.2 billion in the same period.

In 2016, Şişecam, a group with…

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Ruscam standardises on the Heye Rotor Mechanism

Published: March 24, 2017 by Greg Morris

Russian glass container producer Ruscam has standardised on the Heye Rotor Mechanism, equipping every feeder channel on all production lines with the technology.

Ruscam is part of the Sisecam Group and produces approximately one million tonnes of glass packaging annually from five…

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