Glass industry news

Xpar Vision launches new website

Published: July 20, 2011 by Nadine Firth

Xpar Vision, one of the world leaders in the field of hot end inspection, process monitoring, and quality control for the global container glass industry, has launched a new website with a specific focus on container glass forming. The website is aimed at assisting customers to improve…

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GMIC to take over support for Glass Problems conference

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

Currently, the Conference on Glass Problems (GPC) is sponsored by the Department of Material Science and Engineering at the Ohio State University (OSU). OSU’s sponsorship of the GPC will end following the 72nd GPC at Columbus, Ohio in October 18th - 19th 2011 at the Fawcett Centre on the…

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Sun Chemical appoints new Group Managing Director for Northern Europe

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

Sun Chemical, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of printing inks and pigments announces the appointment of Greg Hayes as its new Group Managing Director for the Northern Europe. Mr Hayes, who will be based in the UK, will lead Sun Chemical’s business in the UK, Ireland and the…

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Quality assured by Beatson Clark

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

Through a continued plan of investment and improvements, Beatson Clark is now extending the use of ultra-violet inkjet coding equipment to all production lines. Phillip Lamb, Head of Quality Beatson Clark said: “Through our business strategy of continued improvements, this is the next…

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American Glass Research engineer dies aged 58

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

Michael W. Davis, an engineer and scientist with American Glass Research, died on 9th June 2011 following a courageous battle with cancer. Davis joined American Glass Research with his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from West Virginia, USA in 1976. While working for American…

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Rurex-Stahl has successful start-up

Published: July 19, 2011 by Helen Bird

May 2011 saw the successful start-up of the world’s largest solar glass plant, Rurex-Stahl. With one melting furnace producing 750 tonnes/day and five lines in Bengbu, China, the company and their staff received a valuable flag during an impressive ceremony to highlight the success so…

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