Glass industry news

British Glass: Pooling ideas to close the flat glass recycling loop

Published: November 08, 2017 by Greg Morris

A call for applications to an £18 million Circular Economy Investment Fund brought together people from across the building, demolition, waste processing and glass industries.

A workshop, organised by British Glass and Zero Waste Scotland, explored how flat glass recycling can be increased…

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Stölzle Masnieres provides finished samples in four weeks

Published: November 07, 2017 by Greg Morris

Digital glassmaking has enabled Stölzle’s Masnieres site in France to offer its customers finished samples in less than four weeks.

The site is the company’s centre of excellence for perfumery and cosmetics and it now offers its customers more flexibility in development and in production…

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Anchor Glass makes appointments to leadership team

Published: November 07, 2017 by Greg Morris

Anchor Glass Container Corporation has appointed two people to its the senior leadership team.

Bill Powers (pictured) will serve as the Executive Vice President of Operations. Powers, who has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, joins Anchor Glass after having spent 27 years with The Dow…

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Strategic Materials opens glass processing facility in Wisconsin

Published: November 06, 2017 by Greg Morris

North America’s largest glass recycler, Strategic Materials, has opened a glass processing plant in Delavan, Wisconsin.

The facility was built in response to the state’s need to increase glass recycling. The 125,000ft2 foot facility sits on 15 acres, and is expected to begin production in…

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Schott opens Chinese pharmaceutical glass plant

Published: November 03, 2017 by Greg Morris

International glass manufacturer Schott has opened a new packaging production plant in China.

The plant will produce 2 billion pieces a year is managed by the joint venture Schott Xinkang.

The site (pictured) will enable the company to provide Chinese pharmaceutical manufacturers with…

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