Glass industry news

All set for Mir Stekla next week

Published: May 23, 2018 by Greg Morris

The 20th anniversary edition of Mir Stekla glassmaking exhibition and conference takes place next week.

The International Exhibition of Glass Products, Technology and Equipment for Manufacturing and Processing glass is held between May 28 – 31 in Pavilion 2 (halls 1, 2) of the Expocentre…

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GPI accepting Clear Choice Awards submissions

Published: May 23, 2018 by Greg Morris

The Glass Packaging Institute is accepting submissions for the 2018 Clear Choice Awards. 

It is the only awards programme for North America that recognises the contribution glass packaging makes to the image and success of everyday products. 

The awards are open to all North American…

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Glass for Europe unveils new website

Published: May 23, 2018 by Greg Morris

Flat glass trade association Glass for Europe has launched its new-look website.

The new website was launched yesterday during the annual meeting with national glass and glazing associations.

 The new website is the last step in the change of visual identity of Glass for Europe, following…

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SGD celebrates second furnace at Saint Quentin site

Published: May 22, 2018 by Greg Morris

SGD Pharma celebrated the lighting of furnace number 2 at its Saint Quentin La Motte plant, northern France.

More than 70 people attended the inauguration ceremony for the all electric furnace.

The project leader Mme Marie Lurquin (pictured) had the honour of lighting up the new furnace…

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Fourth generation of family works at Gerresheimer Tettau

Published: May 22, 2018 by Greg Morris

An electronics engineer is the fourth generation of a family to work at Gerresheimer Tettau’s plant.

Guilio Damiano’s association with the German plant stretches back to his grandfather, who also once worked there.

In addition, his father Georg and uncle Tino both work at the site today…

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Pace Glass’ recycling facility will focus on residue glass

Published: May 22, 2018 by Sheena Adesilu

Pace Glass is planning to focus on 30 Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) glass single stream operations in its new Andover Township, New Jersey site.

The recycling glass processor’s new facility will cost $70-90 million and is situated on 87 acres. The expansion was brought on by an…

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