Glass industry news

Thai glassmakers invest in swabbing robot on Heye IS Machine

Published: January 16, 2018 by Greg Morris

One of South East Asia’s premier glass container manufacturers is among the world’s first to successfully embrace automated swabbing technology under production conditions.

Thai Glass Industries (TGI) has installed a Heye swabbing robot on a 10-section triple gob IS Machine producing NNPB…

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Ametek Land and SVA develop protection for furnace image solution

Published: January 16, 2018 by Greg Morris

Ametek Land and SVA Industrie Fernseh (SVA) have developed an auto-retraction system to protect a thermal imager in the volatile atmosphere of a glass furnace.

The housing and pneumatic auto-retraction system is for use on Ametek’s NIR-B (Near Infrared Borescope) glass thermal imaging…

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One stand remains at Mexican hollow glass show

Published: January 15, 2018 by Greg Morris

Just one booth remains available at an exhibition dedicated to hollow glassmaking.

Exhibition space had already been extended to accommodate demand at the Glassman Latin America event, which takes place in Guadalajara, Mexico on March 21-22.

Leading technology companies that have secured…

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Thai Malaya Glass starts operation of SB4 furnace from Sorg

Published: January 15, 2018 by Greg Morris

Thai Malaya Glass successfully commissioned the SB4 furnace from Sorg in Saraburi on October 6th 2017 on time.

The plant construction was on schedule, with commissioning and production starting smoothly.

SB4 is a state of the art furnace in all areas, with exemplary efficiency and energy…

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Verallia appoints Group Industrial Director

Published: January 15, 2018 by Greg Morris

Verallia has appointed Yves Merel as its Group Industrial Director.

He is also in charge of Operational Excellence, Quality and EHS (environment - health - safety) and is a member of the Executive Committee.

Mr Merlel is an Engineering graduate from the Technology University of Compiègne…

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Tecglass develops design app

Published: January 15, 2018 by Greg Morris

Italian company Tecglass has developed a Vitro Design App. 

Tecglass technology has developed a marketing tool to make it easier for customers to create graphic designs and give real-life demonstrations.

The Vitro Design App offers current mobile navigation logics and a dual filter that…

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