Glass industry news

Friends of Glass wins award for its Taste campaign

Published: April 29, 2016 by Sally Love

FEVE, the European Container Glass Federation, has won the 2016 International & European Association Award for the Best Social Media Campaign for its ‘Taste Map of Europe’ promotion. 

Commenting on the award win, Michael Delle Selve, Senior Communications Manager at FEVE said:

“This award…

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Press Glass facility certified by ift Rosenheim and CEKAL

Published: April 29, 2016 by Sally Love

The new Press Glass facility commissioned last year in Varaždin, Croatia has now been certified, confirming the quality of glass produced at the facility.

The facility specialises in manufacturing glass for the construction industry.

It has been certified by the German Window Technique…

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Lucideon offers refractories training

Published: April 28, 2016 by Sally Love

Lucideon, the international materials expert located in Stoke-on-Trent, UK, is offering refractories training courses for the industry. 

The courses are designed for refractories manufacturers, installers, suppliers, distributors, contactors and users in high temperature processes.


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Centenary golf day as part of SGT celebrations

Published: April 28, 2016 by Greg Morris

In 1916 The Society of Glass Technology was established by Prof. W.E.S. Turner in Sheffield, UK and a programme of events has been planned throughout 2016 to celebrate the centenary of the society.

One event will be a Golf Day which will be held on Thursday, July 7th at the Mid Yorkshire…

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Ukraine’s Lisichanskiy Glass declared bankrupt

Published: April 27, 2016 by Greg Morris

The Economic Court of Lugansk region has started bankruptcy proceedings against Ukraine’s Lisichanskiy Glass.

The court decision was made after a plant creditor, Naftogaz Ukraine, said the plant owed it UKR380 million ($15 million).

It was noted that the plant’s total debt to all its…

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Gimav revamps its website

Published: April 27, 2016 by Greg Morris

Italian association GIMAV has revamped its website.

The newly revamped website of the Association of Italian manufacturers and suppliers of machinery, equipment and special products for glass processing, is now on line.

Its goal is to enhance the visibility of Italy’s excellence in the…

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