Glass industry news

Verallia appoints Didier Fontaine as CFO

Published: February 21, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Verallia has appointed Didier Fontaine as its Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Planning Director.

Mr Fontaine will be responsible for the French glass packaging manufacturer’s finance, purchasing and IT duties. He will also become a member of the Executive Committee.

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Horn Glass Industries appoints business unit leaders

Published: February 21, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Horn Glass Industries has appointed Ulrich Imhof and Ekaterina Firsova as the leaders of its two main business units.

Mr Imhof and Mrs Firsova (pictured) were appointed as business unit leaders of the globally expanding company on 1st October 2017.

Mr Imhof is now in charge of the…

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Orora agrees Gawler Glass renewable energy deal

Published: February 20, 2018 by Greg Morris

Australian container manufacturer Orora has signed an agreement to have wind-generated electricity supplied to its Gawler Glass facility.

It has signed the long-term power purchasing agreement with global renewable energy provider Pacific Hydro, to supply wind-generated electricity for the…

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Verescence and Industry 4.0 in latest Glass International issue

Published: February 20, 2018 by Greg Morris

Verescence's General Manager for France, Hélène Marchand, discusses the company's recent €30 million investment at its Mers-les-Bains plant in France, in the February 2018 issue of Glass International. Elsewhere, six glass experts discuss how Industry 4.0 will effect glassmaking in the…

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CelSian’s UK glass course takes place in three weeks

Published: February 19, 2018 by Greg Morris

CelSian’s five-day National Committee Netherlands Glass industry (NCNG) course in the UK takes place between March 12-16 at the Society of Glass Technology/British Glass building in Chapeltown, Sheffield, UK.

The course is open for the employees of the glass producing industry and related…

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