Glass industry news

Stölzle appoints CEO

Published: May 15, 2018 by Greg Morris

Stölzle Glass Group has appointed Mr Georg Feith as its CEO.

Mr Feith took over the position at the European glassmaker at the beginning of May and is familiar with the company, having started his career at the group’s Köflach plant in the 1990s.

He has previously been a CEO in several…

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Heye International provides specialist support for Thai glassmakers

Published: May 15, 2018 by Greg Morris

Heye International offers a training centre to provide specialist support for Thai glassmakers.

A centre has been launched to be used for training purposes for local customers. Two engineers are employed to provide detailed hot and cold end training and support for Heye…

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Fives celebrates Mexican boosting success

Published: May 15, 2018 by Greg Morris

Engineering Furnace group Fives has secured an order for electrical boosters in Mexico.

The boosting will help the customer – which produces soda lime glass - to increase the pull of the furnace as well as their glass quality.

It will give them better control and boost the thermal…

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NSG invests in coated glass to support solar systems

Published: May 14, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Japanese glass manufacturer, Nippon Sheet Glass (NSG) is to invest 38 billion yen ($346.9 million) in the expansion of the production capacity of coated glass.

The investment in online transparent conductive oxide (TCO) coated glass aims to support the growing solar market.

This…

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Ramsey Expands All-Steel Conveying Chain Offering

Published: May 14, 2018 by Greg Morris

Ramsey recently expanded the All-Steel line of conveying chains to include Side Guide style chains. 

Ramsey All-Steel chains are 100% steel and were originally introduced in Center Guide style chains.

Unlike other chains, which use head protector links made from pressed metal and are…

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Press Glass receives certificate for anti-explosion glass units

Published: May 11, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Press Glass, a Polish glass technology supplier, has been awarded with a Certificate of Constancy of Performance for its anti-explosion insulated glass units (IGUs).

The Polish scientific research institute, Instytut Ceramiki i Materialow Budowlanych (ICiMB), has issued the certificate for…

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