Glass industry news

Şişecam acquires its second flat glass manufacturing facility in Italy

Published: June 20, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Şişecam has completed its acquisition of Sangalli Vetro Manfredonia facility in Italy. 

Trakya Cam Sanayii, a Şişecam flat glass manufacturer, has invested €15.7 million in a second facility in Monte Sant’Angelo, Italy and doubled its production capacity in the country.

Ahmet Kirman,…

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Fenzi introduces gen-rigid spacer profile

Published: June 20, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The Italian chemical specialist Fenzi introduces Multitech G, its latest-gen rigid spacer profile.

The new product is made of fiberglass-reinforced polymer and is enhanced with a special, entirely metal-free and transparent multi-layer barrier. The Glass Alliance labs engineered it to have…

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This year’s ATIV XXXIII Conference to take place in Italy

Published: June 20, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The annual ATIV conference will be held in Parma, Italy on November 23rd at Santa Elisabetta Congress Centre.

The Italian Glass Day XXXIII Conference will focus on the technological developments of flat and hollow glass furnaces. It will be held on the Parma University campus.

Alessandro…

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The second Convention of Glass Associations concludes in Italy

Published: June 20, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

The Italian convention focused on new topics and priorities crucial to the industry’s future.

Sponsored by Vitrum and the Italian Trade Agency (ITA), the convention was held at the Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro in Murano, Venice in Italy on 6-7 June. The two-day convention brought…

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Verallia to invest €80 million in Italian site

Published: June 19, 2018 by Greg Morris

Container glass manufacturer Verallia is to invest €80 million into its Villa Poma site in Italy.

The workls will include the renovation of its current furnace and the construction of as new one, the world’s third largest producer of glass bottles and jars for Food and Beverage…

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Bucher Emhart Glass completes its servo portfolio with BIS machine

Published: June 19, 2018 by Greg Morris

Bucher Emhart Glass (BEG) has completed its servo-driven glass-forming portfolio with the latest, improved BIS machine. 

BIS is the most recent addition to BEG’s range of IS forming machines and completes its range of fully servo-driven machines. 

The first servo machine, NIS, was…

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