Glass industry news

Allied Glass redevelops L11 production line

Published: April 28, 2015 by Greg Morris

UK container manufacturer Allied Glass has redeveloped its L11 production line at its Leeds facility.

It said the investment gave a boost to its commitment of having some of the most advanced factories in the European glass industry.

The line begins with a new Emhart 12 section, double…

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Ardagh Glass receives recycling award

Published: April 28, 2015 by Greg Morris

Ardagh Glass’s Ruston, La facility in the USA has received an Environmental Impact Award from Pratt Industries for using 100% recycled packaging boxes.

The Ruston facility bought nearly 13 million 100% recycled corrugated boxes from Pratt Industries in 2014, helping save approximately…

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Inspection success for Iris in Thailand

Published: April 28, 2015 by Greg Morris

One of Thailand’s leading energy drink producers has placed a further order for advanced non-contact inspection equipment from Iris Inspection machines.

Via its flagship M-150 brand, the Osotspa Group accounts for more than 50% of the country’s energy drinks market, backed up by strong…

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Sişecam reports 15% rise in sales for 2014

Published: April 27, 2015 by Greg Morris

Turkey’s Şişecam Group reported consolidated net sales of TL 6.9 billion ($2.52bn), up 15% compared to the previous year.  

In 2014, the group produced 4.2 million tons of glass, 2.1 million tons of soda and 4 million tons of industrial raw materials.

It had a net profit of TL420…

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Sorg to present ‘Sorg LoM’ at Glassman Europe

Published: April 27, 2015 by Sally Roberts

Sorg will present its new oxy-fuel burner, the ‘Sorg LoM’ at the upcoming Glassman Europe show in Lyon, on the 6th and 7th May.

LoM stands for Low Momentum and Low Maintenance oxy-fuel burner.

This allows oxy-fuel furnaces to operate at maximum efficiency due to an optimised flame…

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