Glass industry news

Press Glass builds Krakow Center of Energy

Published: July 31, 2015 by Sally Roberts

The AGH Center of Energy in Krakow (Poland) has been built using glazed façade units manufactured by Press Glass.

This is another large project in the city of Krakow that has been supplied by the company, which also manufactured the façade units for the ICE Krakow Congress Center.


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Deltech melting furnace installed at Gillinder Glass

Published: July 31, 2015 by Greg Morris

Gillinder Glass’ glass science lab has added another melting furnace.

Bart Winkler, chief science officer, said the 3000°F high-temperature Deltech furnace would ensure the second quarter releases of its new speciality glasses being simultaneously developed by its R&D team.

Fred Harding,…

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Coca-Cola invests in EMC impact tester system

Published: July 30, 2015 by Sally Roberts

EMC has installed a semi–automatic Impact tester in the Coca-Cola laboratories located in Brussels.

Coca-cola has replaced its former manual system with the semi-automatic impact tester, which allows the company to carry out impact tests with reduced operator intervention, improved safety…

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GIMAV joins with Vitrum 2015

Published: July 30, 2015 by Sally Roberts

A number of leading GIMAV member companies will be exhibiting at this year’s Vitrum event, held on the 6th-9th October at Fiera Milano.

Typically more geared towards the flat glass sector, the participation of GIMAV members will put the spotlight on hollow glass processing at this year’s…

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Saint-Gobain’s acquisition of Sika is authorised

Published: July 29, 2015 by Sally Roberts

The European Commission has authorised Saint-Gobain's acquisition of control over Sika.

The European Commission has conducted an investigation to assess whether Saint-Gobain and Sika currently compete in the same markets.

It concludes that both groups’ activities are largely…

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Anadolu Cam secures two WorldStar awards

Published: July 29, 2015 by Greg Morris

Sisecam group company Anadolu Cam has won two design awards for its İBB Hamidiye Water Bottle (pictured) and Kemal Kükrer Chili Hot Sauce Bottle at the WorldStar 2015 competition.

Anadolu Cam was awarded in the beverages category with its İBB Hamidiye Water Bottle, designed by the…

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