Glass industry news

Verallia’s celebrates €12 million Cognac investment

Published: September 11, 2017 by Greg Morris

Verallia’s Cognac plant has celebrated the restarting of one of the factory’s three furnaces, the one specialised in producing very high quality extra-flint glass.

Verallia said the €12m investment further strengthens its territorial anchoring in Charente and its leadership as the…

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Pneumofore delivers vacuum pumps to Mexican container manufacturer

Published: September 11, 2017 by Greg Morris

The first batch of Pneumofore’s UV24 VS45 vacuum pumps is on its way to Mexico.

These units are delivered in their Hot Climate and Variable Speed version and they will be operating 24/7 for a glass container manufacturer in the north of the country.

The recently launched UV24 is the first…

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Friends of Glass campaign wins business awards

Published: September 11, 2017 by Greg Morris

FEVE, the European Glass Container Federation, and Weber Shandwick Brussels won four Stevie Awards at the 14th Annual International Business Awards.

The pan-European Friends of Glass Endless Lives of Glass campaign won gold, silver and bronze, bringing a grand total of eight international…

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Heye innovations benefit Taiwan Glass

Published: September 05, 2017 by Greg Morris

Asia’s glass container producers increasingly turning to Heye International for solutions for their production lines. Among the company’s high profile customers is Taiwan Glass's Hsinchu factory.

Heye International  has assisted Taiwan Glass with its conversion of four more production…

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Delegates hail successful furnace seminar

Published: September 05, 2017 by Greg Morris

Delegates from all around the world attended the recent 14th International Seminar on Furnace Design – Operation and Process Simulation.

Glass Service (GS) said the event, held on 21-22 June 2017 at the Hotel Horal mountain resort in Velke Karlovice, Czech Republic, highlighted the latest…

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Pennine Industrial opens Len Hobbs test facility

Published: September 05, 2017 by Greg Morris

Pennine Industrial has opened a new test facility, named after its founder.

The new purpose-built facility will provide it with a dedicated building to run continuous long life trials under load, and with additional heat where required to simulate conditions that chains will experience…

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